Could Niacin cause Chills - from FDA reports
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 High blood pressure . We study 6,577 people who have side effects while taking Niacin from FDA. Among them, 82 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 7,420 users)
Chills (felling of cold) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, hepatitis c, high blood pressure, pain (latest reports from 69,865 Chills patients).
On Dec, 19, 2016
6,577 people reported to have side effects when taking Niacin.
Among them, 82 people (1.25%) have Chills
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Niacin when people have Chills *:
- < 1 month: 0.0 %
- 1 - 6 months: 100 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Chills when taking Niacin *:
- female: 35.37 %
- male: 64.63 %
Age of people who have Chills when taking Niacin *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 3.08 %
- 20-29: 1.54 %
- 30-39: 4.62 %
- 40-49: 4.62 %
- 50-59: 16.92 %
- 60+: 69.23 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- High Blood Pressure (17 people, 20.73%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (12 people, 14.63%)
- Back Pain (9 people, 10.98%)
- Preventive Health Care (8 people, 9.76%)
- Dyslipidaemia (7 people, 8.54%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Aspirin (28 people, 34.15%)
- Lisinopril (25 people, 30.49%)
- Lasix (13 people, 15.85%)
- Nexium (11 people, 13.41%)
- Levothyroxine Sodium (10 people, 12.20%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Fever (41 people, 50.00%)
- Nausea (24 people, 29.27%)
- Nausea And Vomiting (21 people, 25.61%)
- Fatigue (17 people, 20.73%)
- Rashes (16 people, 19.51%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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