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Review: could Niacin cause Chills?
We study 5,764 people who have side effects while taking Niacin from FDA and social media. Among them, 70 have Chills. Find out below who they are, when they have Chills and more.
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Niacin (latest outcomes from 6,308 users) has active ingredients of niacin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.
Chills (felling of cold) (latest reports from 252,005 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, pain.
On Oct, 25, 2014: 5,764 people reported to have side effects when taking Niacin. Among them, 70 people (1.21%) have Chills.
Time on Niacin when people have Chills * :
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Gender of people who have Chills when taking Niacin * :
Age of people who have Chills when taking Niacin * :
Severity of Chills when taking Niacin ** :
How people recovered from Chills ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (13 people, 18.57%)
- Back pain (8 people, 11.43%)
- Prophylaxis (7 people, 10.00%)
- Dyslipidaemia (6 people, 8.57%)
- Dystonia (6 people, 8.57%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (33 people, 47.14%)
- Lisinopril (23 people, 32.86%)
- Nexium (13 people, 18.57%)
- Lasix (12 people, 17.14%)
- Multi-vitamins (10 people, 14.29%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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From this study (2 days ago):
intermittent, no physical explanation, no rashes, no hives, etc.
From this study (6 days ago):
I was diagnosed with Hypothyroidism in Sept. 2012 after 6 yrs. of taking Tramadol 50mg. I had gotten it under control using Red Yeast Rice 200mg 3 times a day, Niacin, and Multi-vitamin with iodine. I was told to eat more fish and add iodized salt to my diet which I had done. Then after starting the Pantoprazole my thyroid test came back showing my TSH and T3 were abnormal again. My doctor had me stop the Pantoprazole. Now I'm starting to think that it's the Tramadol and that the Pantoprazole only made things worse for me. I'm looking into Iodine supplements now to help my thyroid.
From this study (2 weeks ago):
Face gets red and hot and stays like that for hours or overnight. Once in a while fever and chills over night.
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