Review: Niaspan and Chocolate drug interactions
This review analyzes the interactions between Niaspan and Chocolate. It is created by eHealthMe based on 3 people who have drug interactions while taking the drugs. The review uses reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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What are the drugs
Niaspan (latest outcomes from 33,742 users) has active ingredients of niacin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.
Chocolate (latest outcomes from 15 users) has active ingredients of cocoa.
On Mar, 7, 2014: 3 people who reported to have interactions when taking Niaspan, Chocolate are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Niaspan (niacin)
- Chocolate (cocoa)
Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Niaspan, Chocolate:(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)||3|
|Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)||1|
|Abdominal Pain Upper||1|
Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Niaspan, Chocolate:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
How effective are the drugs:
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- High density lipoprotein decreased
- Blood cholesterol 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, Niaspan (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:
- Niaspan is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
- Niaspan alternatives:
Can you answer these questions (what is this?):
- Will taking a fiber supplement at the same time as niaspan create a problem/interaction
I have been told that taking a fiber supplement at the same time as taking Niaspan will limit the effects of the Niaspan. I need to know so that I can change the order in which I take my meds and supplements if needed.
- Does niacin help with my diabetic foot ulcers?
will the niacin have a positive effect on my diabetic foot ulcer?
- Better suggestion of treatment and overall thoughts on these supplements
Taking OTC Supplements (listed individual ingredients ) instead of product names.
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