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
Drug combinations in study:
- Lisinopril (lisinopril)
- Niacin (niacin)
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)
|Interaction||Number 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|
|Paraesthesia (sensation of tingling, tickling, prickling, pricking, or burning of a person's skin with no apparent long-term physical effect)||1,049|
|Blood Glucose Increased||752|
|Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)||674|
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)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Flushing (the warm, red condition of human skin)||154|
|Pruritus (severe itching of the skin)||111|
|Myalgia (muscle pain)||55|
|Blood Glucose Increased||34|
|Erythema (redness of the skin)||31|
|Coronary Artery Occlusion (complete obstruction of blood flow in a coronary artery)||24|
|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 all||somewhat||moderate||high||very high|
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Blood cholesterol increased
- High density lipoprotein decreased
- Blood triglycerides increased
- Low density lipoprotein increased
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Complete drug side effects:
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.
What is the drug used for and how effective is it:
- Lisinopril is used in:
- Niacin is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
- Lisinopril alternatives:
- Niacin alternatives:
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I have had several hip operations. 1956 1979 1989 1999 2operations
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