Drug interactions are reported among people who take Effexor xr and Niacin together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Effexor xr and Niacin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 620 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Effexor xr has active ingredients of venlafaxine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Effexor xr 24,244 users)
Niacin has active ingredients of niacin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from Niacin 7,255 users)
On Aug, 27, 2016
620 people who take Effexor Xr, Niacin are studied.
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Hi -- I have been on Niacin 1000 mg/day for just over two years for arterial plaque reduction / cholesterol management. A few months after starting the Niacin, I developed peripheral neuropathy in my feet that has slowly but steadily progressed and is very mildly affecting my hands, too. I have seen multiple physicians who have checked sugar levels (high, but not diabetic), pinched nerves, musculature issues, and diseases with no causal finding. I started to wonder if the Niacin could be the cause and found this group. Any feedback will be appreciated.
Since starting effexor I've gained almost 30 pounds of fluid I feel fat, and uncomfortable I've told my Dr's and specialist that u believe the fluis is from my drugs But they all disagree and believe it's my weight issues Well I have been working extremely hard with walking and getting 10 000 Steps a day Nothing has changed I'm feeling almost depressed that people don't believe me
On eHealthMe, Effexor xr (venlafaxine hydrochloride) is often used to treat depression. Niacin (niacin) is often used to treat high blood cholesterol. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for and how effective they are.
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