Niacin and Atrial fibrillation - from FDA reports
Atrial fibrillation is found among people who take Niacin, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Digoxin, and have Multiple myeloma . We study 6,577 people who have side effects while taking Niacin from FDA. Among them, 166 have Atrial fibrillation. Find out below who they are, when they have Atrial fibrillation and more.
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Niacin has active ingredients of niacin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from Niacin 7,423 users)
Atrial fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart) has been reported by people with atrial fibrillation/flutter, high blood pressure, diabetes, multiple myeloma (latest reports from 157,501 Atrial fibrillation patients).
On Feb, 17, 2017
6,577 people reported to have side effects when taking Niacin.
Among them, 166 people (2.52%) have Atrial Fibrillation
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Niacin when people have Atrial Fibrillation *:
- < 1 month: 0.0 %
- 1 - 6 months: 100 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Atrial Fibrillation when taking Niacin *:
- female: 33.13 %
- male: 66.87 %
Age of people who have Atrial Fibrillation when taking Niacin *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 1.43 %
- 30-39: 0.0 %
- 40-49: 2.86 %
- 50-59: 10.71 %
- 60+: 85.0 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Multiple Myeloma (20 people, 12.05%)
- Type 2 Diabetes (19 people, 11.45%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (11 people, 6.63%)
- Cardiac Failure Congestive (9 people, 5.42%)
- Stress And Anxiety (7 people, 4.22%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Digoxin (65 people, 39.16%)
- Aspirin (62 people, 37.35%)
- Lisinopril (51 people, 30.72%)
- Lipitor (48 people, 28.92%)
- Furosemide (44 people, 26.51%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- High Blood Pressure (41 people, 24.70%)
- Weakness (40 people, 24.10%)
- Pain (39 people, 23.49%)
- Oedema Peripheral (39 people, 23.49%)
- Stress And Anxiety (37 people, 22.29%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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