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      Frequently Asked Questions About Celiac Disease   09/30/2015

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Anybody have any info on Zetia or Niaspan? Gluten-free or not?

Thanks!

Tom

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I know that Lipitor is gluten-free....my dad has high cholesterol and uses it. Since I have just slightly high cholesterol, my mom thought it would be interesting to know if it was or wasn't gluten-free--even though I don't need medication for cholesterol at this point.

But I didn't see either of the two drugs you mentioned on the list. Contact the manufacturer and they should give you an answer.

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The Celiac.com resource was the first place I checked, with no luck. And the drug mfg don't have email links on their websites. Guess it's time for a phone call on Monday.

Tom

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I checked on the Niaspan about a month ago and it was gluten-free.

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