Review: could Niacin cause Chills?
Summary: Chills could be caused by Niacin, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Aspirin, and have Hypertension.
We study 5,735 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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On Apr, 11, 2014: 5,735 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 248,549 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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