Review: could Niacin cause Chills?
This is a review of Chills by studying 5,728 people who take Niacin. We analyze: the time on Niacin when people have Chills, gender and age of these people, the severity of Chills, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Niacin. The review is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Niacin (latest outcomes from 6,280 users) 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.
Chills (felling of cold) (latest reports from 244,465 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, pain.
On Feb, 19, 2014: 5,501 people reported to have side effects when taking Niacin. Among them, 66 people (1.20%) 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 (12 people, 18.18%)
- Back pain (8 people, 12.12%)
- Dyslipidaemia (6 people, 9.09%)
- Erectile dysfunction (6 people, 9.09%)
- Prophylaxis (6 people, 9.09%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (33 people, 50.00%)
- Lisinopril (22 people, 33.33%)
- Lasix (12 people, 18.18%)
- Nexium (12 people, 18.18%)
- Multi-vitamins (10 people, 15.15%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Was removed from Metoprolol and RX Sotalol! Within 2 days rash (itchy bumps) started at nape of neck! After seeing 5 Drs. used method of elimination to stop! One Dr. put me on Steroids for 5 days, did help a little!
I discontinued Sotalol on my own after seeing 2 ElectroPhysiologists!
Going back on Metoprolol with the Magnesium. Have had very few AFib attacks but the rash continues to grow and is to the point of incapacitating me!
I do not know what to do....I am to see a new Cardio next week!
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Trying to find out if 1000 mg of slow release niacin per day could have caused by GGT levels to rise to 139?
Ed on Feb, 23, 2014:
Sustained release niacin has a much higher incidence of adverse liver effects such as raised liver enzymes than does immediate release niacin. Although 2,000 mg of sustained release niacin is the recommended dose, adverse liver effects can occur with as little as 500 mg, although the incidence is much lower at a lower dose.
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Numbness, bruise like pain, tingling, sometimes like multiple needle pricks
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