Review: taking Lisinopril and Niacin together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Lisinopril and Niacin together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Lisinopril and Niacin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 4,946 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Lisinopril

Lisinopril has active ingredients of lisinopril. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Lisinopril 102,207 users)

Niacin

Niacin has active ingredients of niacin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from Niacin 6,361 users)

On Jul, 20, 2016

4,946 people who take Lisinopril, Niacin are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Lisinopril and Niacin drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Lisinopril:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 41.0% - (5 of 12 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 25.0% - (3 of 12 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 38.0% - (7 of 18 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 54.0% - (24 of 44 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 73.0% - (25 of 34 people)
  • 10+ years: 92.0% - (13 of 14 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
Niacin:
  • < 1 month: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 8.0% - (1 of 12 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 36.0% - (7 of 19 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 31.0% - (6 of 19 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 52.0% - (11 of 21 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 44.0% - (16 of 36 people)
  • 10+ years: 100.0% - (7 of 7 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Lisinopril:
  • female: 66.0% - (22 of 33 people)
  • male: 52.0% - (55 of 105 people)
Niacin:
  • female: 50.0% - (14 of 28 people)
  • male: 39.0% - (35 of 89 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Lisinopril:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 20-29: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 30-39: 100.0% - (5 of 5 people)
  • 40-49: 61.0% - (16 of 26 people)
  • 50-59: 48.0% - (23 of 47 people)
  • 60+: 55.0% - (33 of 59 people)
Niacin:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 20-29: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 30-39: 50.0% - (2 of 4 people)
  • 40-49: 36.0% - (7 of 19 people)
  • 50-59: 47.0% - (19 of 40 people)
  • 60+: 38.0% - (21 of 54 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • flushing
  • pruritus
  • feeling hot
  • paraesthesia
  • erythema
  • dizziness
  • skin burning sensation
  • blood glucose increased
  • diarrhoea
  • myalgia
1 - 6 months:
  • flushing
  • pruritus
  • diarrhoea
  • dizziness
  • erythema
  • nausea
  • feeling hot
  • paraesthesia
  • rash
  • abdominal discomfort
6 - 12 months:
  • flushing
  • pruritus
  • paraesthesia
  • angioedema
  • atrial fibrillation
  • chest pain
  • erythema
  • bipolar 1
  • blood cholesterol increased
  • blood triglycerides increased
1 - 2 years:
  • flushing
  • pruritus
  • blood glucose increased
  • myalgia
  • insomnia
  • paraesthesia
  • coronary artery occlusion
  • nausea
  • anxiety
  • cardiac failure congestive
2 - 5 years:
  • flushing
  • headache
  • anemia
  • chest pain
  • pruritus
  • arthralgia
  • dizziness
  • achilles tendonitis
  • anaemia
  • blood glucose increased
5 - 10 years:
  • erectile dysfunction
  • flatulence
  • gout
  • sciatica
  • flushing
  • urinary frequency
  • angioedema
  • dizziness postural
  • foot, leg, and ankle swelling
  • hepatic enzyme increased
10+ years:
  • atrial fibrillation
  • bipolar 1
  • erectile dysfunction
  • high blood cholesterol and triglycerides
  • high blood pressure
  • urinary frequency
  • simvastatin
  • abdominal pain upper
  • arteriosclerosis
  • blood glucose increased
not specified:
  • flushing
  • pruritus
  • feeling hot
  • paraesthesia
  • erythema
  • blood glucose increased
  • dizziness
  • nausea
  • skin burning sensation
  • diarrhoea

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • flushing
  • pruritus
  • feeling hot
  • erythema
  • blood glucose increased
  • nausea
  • paraesthesia
  • dizziness
  • skin burning sensation
  • diarrhoea
male:
  • flushing
  • pruritus
  • feeling hot
  • paraesthesia
  • blood glucose increased
  • erythema
  • dizziness
  • nausea
  • pain
  • diarrhoea

Most common drug interactions by age *:

10-19:
  • coronary arterial stent insertion
  • essential hypertension
  • flushing
  • myocardial infarction
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
20-29:
  • flushing
  • blood glucose increased
  • abdominal pain
  • asthma
  • cerebrovascular accident
  • confusional state
  • convulsion
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
  • erythema
  • feeling hot
30-39:
  • flushing
  • feeling hot
  • pruritus
  • blood glucose increased
  • burning sensation
  • erythema
  • skin burning sensation
  • diabetic neuropathy
  • pancreatitis
  • pancreatitis acute
40-49:
  • flushing
  • pruritus
  • skin burning sensation
  • feeling hot
  • erythema
  • paraesthesia
  • blood glucose increased
  • dizziness
  • nausea
  • chest pain
50-59:
  • flushing
  • pruritus
  • feeling hot
  • paraesthesia
  • erythema
  • nausea
  • skin burning sensation
  • blood glucose increased
  • dizziness
  • myocardial infarction
60+:
  • flushing
  • pruritus
  • feeling hot
  • paraesthesia
  • dizziness
  • blood glucose increased
  • nausea
  • pain
  • erythema
  • diarrhoea

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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