Review: could Niacin cause Chills?
We study 5,756 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 6,303 users) has active ingredients of niacin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.
Chills (felling of cold) (latest reports from 251,727 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, pain.
On Aug, 14, 2014: 5,753 people reported to have side effects when taking Niacin. Among them, 70 people (1.22%) have Chills. They amount to 0.03% of all the 251,687 people who have Chills on eHealthMe.
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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