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 Lisinopril, and have Hypertension . We study 5,592 people who have side effects while taking Niacin from FDA and social media. Among them, 67 have Chills. Find out below who they are, when they have Chills and more.
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Niacin has active ingredients of niacin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from Niacin 6,182 users)
Chills (felling of cold) has been reported by people with fever, weakness, ards (acute respiratory distress syndrome), pneumonia, hypotension (latest reports from 44,749 Chills patients).
On Jul, 29, 2016
5,592 people reported to have side effects when taking Niacin.
Among them, 67 people (1.2%) have Chills
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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took Benadryl before bed to help me sleep. Still couldn't sleep and began felt nauseous, itchy skin, body pain and muscle cramps. Woke up got ready for work and took my Strattera and ate breakfast went to work. Symptoms worsened considerably within 30min and lead to vomiting, extreme cold sweats and chills, and body pain. Felt a little better after vomiting went home and slept.
took Benadryl before bed to help me sleep. Still couldn't sleep and began felt nauseous, itchy skin, body pain and muscle cramps. Woke up got ready for work and took my Strattera and ate breakfast went to work. Symptoms worsened considerably within 30min and lead to vomiting, extreme cold sweats ...
I took 500 mg Niacin for one month until I noticed the correlation between starting Niacin and developing sudden joint pain (wrists, fingers, feet, elbows) and also am not able to flex wrists fully, and when I flex it is painful. Also lost strength in right arm. Anyone have a similar experience?
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