Niacin and Constipation - from FDA reports
Constipation is found among people who take Niacin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Aspirin, and have High blood cholesterol. This review analyzes which people have Constipation with Niacin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 6,577 people who have side effects when taking Niacin from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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On Mar, 24, 2017
6,577 people reported to have side effects when taking Niacin.
Among them, 179 people (2.72%) have Constipation
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Niacin when people have Constipation *:
- < 1 month: 0.0 %
- 1 - 6 months: 50 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 50 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Niacin *:
- female: 50.28 %
- male: 49.72 %
Age of people who have Constipation when taking Niacin *:
- 0-1: 0.71 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 0.71 %
- 30-39: 10.0 %
- 40-49: 8.57 %
- 50-59: 20.0 %
- 60+: 60.0 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- High Blood Cholesterol (38 people, 21.23%)
- Vitamin Supplementation (18 people, 10.06%)
- Pain (16 people, 8.94%)
- Quit Smoking (15 people, 8.38%)
- Osteoporosis (14 people, 7.82%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Aspirin (58 people, 32.40%)
- Lipitor (44 people, 24.58%)
- Fish Oil (41 people, 22.91%)
- Nexium (29 people, 16.20%)
- Zocor (27 people, 15.08%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Fatigue (58 people, 32.40%)
- Nausea (51 people, 28.49%)
- Pain In Extremity (45 people, 25.14%)
- Joint Pain (44 people, 24.58%)
- Diarrhea (42 people, 23.46%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Do you have Constipation when taking Niacin?
Niacin has active ingredients of niacin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from Niacin 7,429 users)
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