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From FDA reports: side effects of Niaspan Er 1000 Mg Abbott for a Female patient aged 55

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Information of the patient in this study:

Age: 55

Gender: female

Conditions: Hypertriglyceridaemia

Drugs taking:
- Niaspan Er 1000 Mg Abbott: used for < 1 month

Side effects have: Generalised Erythema, Pruritus Generalised

On Jan, 29, 2014: 37,980 people who reported to have side effects when taking Niaspan Er 1000 Mg Abbott are studied

Trend of Niaspan Er  1000 Mg  Abbott's drug interactions, side effects, and effectiveness reports (2755053)

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

Side effectNumber of reports
Generalised Erythema (redness of the skin all over the body)39 (1.57%)
Pruritus Generalised (generalized itching)30 (1.21%)

Most common side effects experienced by females aged 55 (±5) in the use of Niaspan Er 1000 Mg Abbott:

Side effectNumber of reports
Flushing (the warm, red condition of human skin)1,814
Pruritus (severe itching of the skin)745
Erythema (redness of the skin)479
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)214
Feeling Hot207
Paraesthesia (sensation of tingling, tickling, prickling, pricking, or burning of a person's skin with no apparent long-term physical effect)206
Dizziness163
Skin Burning Sensation154
Headache (pain in head)137
Blood Glucose Increased107

Most common side effects experienced by females aged 55 (±5) in long term use of Niaspan Er 1000 Mg Abbott:

Side effectNumber of reports
Flushing (the warm, red condition of human skin)33
Pruritus (severe itching of the skin)26
Rash (redness)13
Erythema (redness of the skin)13
Dizziness8
Neuropathy (damage to nerves)6
Blood Glucose Increased6
Myalgia (muscle pain)6
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)5
Paraesthesia (sensation of tingling, tickling, prickling, pricking, or burning of a person's skin with no apparent long-term physical effect)3

For people in general (regardless of gender or age):

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

Side effectNumber of reports
Generalised Erythema (redness of the skin all over the body)338 (0.89%)
Pruritus Generalised (generalized itching)424 (1.12%)

Most common side effects experienced by people in the use of Niaspan Er 1000 Mg Abbott:

Side effectNumber of reports
Flushing (the warm, red condition of human skin)28,290
Pruritus (severe itching of the skin)10,134
Erythema (redness of the skin)5,621
Feeling Hot2,980
Paraesthesia (sensation of tingling, tickling, prickling, pricking, or burning of a person's skin with no apparent long-term physical effect)2,836
Myalgia (muscle pain)2,634
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)1,916
Dizziness1,712
Blood Glucose Increased1,631
Skin Burning Sensation1,604

Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use of Niaspan Er 1000 Mg Abbott:

Side effectNumber of reports
Flushing (the warm, red condition of human skin)426
Pruritus (severe itching of the skin)201
Erythema (redness of the skin)97
Myalgia (muscle pain)50
Feeling Hot34
Paraesthesia (sensation of tingling, tickling, prickling, pricking, or burning of a person's skin with no apparent long-term physical effect)29
Dizziness27
Blood Glucose Increased24
Skin Burning Sensation23
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)22

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