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Review: Lisinopril and Niacin

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Lisinopril and Niacin. It is created by eHealthMe based on 4,800 people who take the drugs. The review uses reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 2, 2014: 4,800 people who reported to have interactions when taking Lisinopril, Niacin are studied

Trend of Lisinopril, Niacin's drug interactions, side effects and effectiveness reports (4475832)

Drug combinations in study:
- Lisinopril (lisinopril)
- Niacin (niacin)

eHealthMe real world results:

Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Lisinopril, Niacin:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
InteractionNumber of reports
Flushing (the warm, red condition of human skin)4,800
Pruritus (severe itching of the skin)2,664
Erythema (redness of the skin)1,454
Feeling Hot1,272
Paraesthesia (sensation of tingling, tickling, prickling, pricking, or burning of a person's skin with no apparent long-term physical effect)1,049
Diarrhoea822
Blood Glucose Increased752
Dizziness744
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)674
Pain593

Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Lisinopril, Niacin:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
InteractionNumber of reports
Flushing (the warm, red condition of human skin)154
Pruritus (severe itching of the skin)111
Myalgia (muscle pain)55
Chest Discomfort40
Blood Glucose Increased34
Erythema (redness of the skin)31
Chest Pain30
Coronary Artery Occlusion (complete obstruction of blood flow in a coronary artery)24
Dizziness22
Paraesthesia (sensation of tingling, tickling, prickling, pricking, or burning of a person's skin with no apparent long-term physical effect)22

How effective are the drugs:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Lisinopril0.00%9.09%39.39%36.36%15.15%
Niacin0.00%50.00%22.22%22.22%5.56%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Blood cholesterol increased
  2. Hypertension
  3. High density lipoprotein decreased
  4. Blood triglycerides increased
  5. Low density lipoprotein increased

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Niaspan
  2. Aspirin
  3. Plavix
  4. Simvastatin
  5. Lipitor

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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On eHealthMe, Lisinopril (lisinopril) is often used to treat high blood pressure. Niacin (niacin) is often used to treat high blood cholesterol. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (4 months ago):

  • about 3 months ago Doctor suggested increasing niacin from 1,000 mg to 1500 daily. Now on Tuesday last, I started with left sciaticia discomfort. I just thought it was a pinched nerve. Will be going to see primary care doctor this week.

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  • From this study (6 months ago):

  • I have had several hip operations. 1956 1979 1989 1999 2operations
    Not enough blood to my brain during last hip operation. 1999
    Staff infection, severe. 1999
    Have not drank or smoked in over 40 years.

    Reply

  • From this study (7 months ago):

  • I'm not sure the Nexium is working, and I did not have the pain in the lower back(hip and back) before.

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