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Review: could Niacin cause Chills?





Summary: Chills is found among people who take Niacin, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Aspirin, and have Hypertension.

We study 5,766 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

Niacin has active ingredients of niacin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from Niacin 6,312 users)

Chills

Chills (felling of cold) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, pain.(latest reports from Chills 45,468 patients)

On Nov, 27, 2014: 5,766 people reported to have side effects when taking Niacin. Among them, 70 people (1.21%) have Chills.

Trend of Chills in Niacin reports

Time on Niacin when people have Chills * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Chills0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Chills when taking Niacin * :

FemaleMale
Chills35.62%64.38%

Age of people who have Chills when taking Niacin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Chills0.00%0.00%3.39%1.69%5.08%10.17%13.56%66.10%

Severity of Chills when taking Niacin ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Chills ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (13 people, 18.57%)
  2. Back pain (8 people, 11.43%)
  3. Prophylaxis (7 people, 10.00%)
  4. Dyslipidaemia (6 people, 8.57%)
  5. Dystonia (6 people, 8.57%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (33 people, 47.14%)
  2. Lisinopril (23 people, 32.86%)
  3. Nexium (13 people, 18.57%)
  4. Lasix (12 people, 17.14%)
  5. Multi-vitamins (10 people, 14.29%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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