Who have Constipation with Niacin?


Summary

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 . We study 6,827 people who have side effects while taking Niacin from FDA and social media. Among them, 176 have Constipation. Find out below who they are, when they have Constipation 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 7,418 users)

Constipation

Constipation has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, depression (latest reports from 135,346 Constipation patients).

On Nov, 10, 2016

6,827 people reported to have side effects when taking Niacin.
Among them, 176 people (2.58%) have Constipation


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Niacin cause Constipation?

Time on Niacin when people have Constipation *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 33.33 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 33.33 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 33.33 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Niacin *:

  • female: 51.15 %
  • male: 48.85 %

Age of people who have Constipation when taking Niacin *:

  • 0-1: 0.73 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.73 %
  • 30-39: 10.22 %
  • 40-49: 8.76 %
  • 50-59: 20.44 %
  • 60+: 59.12 %

Severity of Constipation **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 100 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (58 people, 32.95%)
  • Lipitor (44 people, 25.00%)
  • Fish Oil (37 people, 21.02%)
  • Nexium (29 people, 16.48%)
  • Zocor (27 people, 15.34%)

Forecasts by ePatient.care (We will alert you to new symptoms or undetected conditions when you take Niacin, learn more )

N/A.

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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