Review: could Niacin cause Alcohol detoxification (Alcoholism)?
Summary: Alcohol detoxification is found among people who take Niacin, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have High blood cholesterol.
We study 5,769 people who have side effects while taking Niacin from FDA and social media. Among them, 6 have Alcohol detoxification. Find out below who they are, when they have Alcohol detoxification and more.
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Niacin has active ingredients of niacin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from 6,313 Niacin users)
Alcohol detoxification (problems with alcohol) has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, pain, stress and anxiety, high blood pressure. (latest reports from 7,683 Alcohol detoxification patients)
On Jan, 6, 2015: 5,767 people reported to have side effects when taking Niacin. Among them, 6 people (0.10%) have Alcohol Detoxification.
Time on Niacin when people have Alcohol detoxification * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Alcohol detoxification||66.67%||33.33%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Alcohol detoxification when taking Niacin * :
|Alcohol detoxification||0.00%||100.00% |
Age of people who have Alcohol detoxification when taking Niacin * :
|Alcohol detoxification||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||12.50%||25.00%||0.00%||62.50% |
Severity of Alcohol detoxification when taking Niacin ** :
How people recovered from Alcohol detoxification ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypercholesterolaemia (4 people, 66.67%)
- High density lipoprotein decreased (4 people, 66.67%)
- Sleep disorder (1 people, 16.67%)
- Insomnia (1 people, 16.67%)
- Ill-defined disorder (1 people, 16.67%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (6 people, 100.00%)
- Vytorin (5 people, 83.33%)
- Hydrochlorothiazide (5 people, 83.33%)
- Amlodipine (4 people, 66.67%)
- Omacor (4 people, 66.67%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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