Merck, the manufacturer of Tredaptive branded niacin + laropiprant, must've known the gig was up because it stopped selling the drug outside of the US back in January , 2 months ago, after these negative results were announced in December . Bottom line: I don't think niacin is dead (yet) but niacin + laropiprant certainly doesn't look too healthy.
The King is dead. Long live the King! Le Roi est mort. Vive le Roi!
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