Review: Atrial fibrillation in Niacin
(By eHealthMe on Dec, 5, 2013)
Severity ratings: 1.7/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
This is a review of Atrial fibrillation (Atrial fibrillation/flutter) by studying 5,486 people who take Niacin. We analyze: the time on Niacin when people have Atrial fibrillation, gender and age of these people, the severity of Atrial fibrillation, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Niacin. The review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Niacin (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of niacin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure. Commonly reported side effects of Niacin include nausea, nausea aggravated, weakness, fatigue, dizziness.
Atrial fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes, multiple myeloma.
On Dec, 1, 2013: 5,480 people reported to have side effects when taking Niacin. Among them, 150 people (2.74%) have Atrial Fibrillation.
Time on Niacin when people have Atrial fibrillation * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Atrial fibrillation||0.00%||25.00%||25.00%||0.00%||50.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Atrial fibrillation when taking Niacin * :
|Atrial fibrillation||29.44%||70.56% |
Age of people who have Atrial fibrillation when taking Niacin * :
|Atrial fibrillation||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||1.27%||0.00%||3.80%||10.13%||84.81% |
Severity of Atrial fibrillation when taking Niacin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Atrial fibrillation||33.33%||66.67%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Atrial fibrillation ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Atrial fibrillation||0.00%||33.33%||66.67% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Multiple myeloma (30 people, 20.00%)
- Type 2 diabetes mellitus (23 people, 15.33%)
- Atrial fibrillation (15 people, 10.00%)
- Cardiac failure congestive (13 people, 8.67%)
- Diabetes mellitus (9 people, 6.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (97 people, 64.67%)
- Digoxin (87 people, 58.00%)
- Lipitor (65 people, 43.33%)
- Lisinopril (65 people, 43.33%)
- Furosemide (58 people, 38.67%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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