Niacin and Deep vein thrombosis - from FDA reports


Deep vein thrombosis is found among people who take Niacin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old also take medication Aspirin, and have Birth control. This review analyzes which people have Deep vein thrombosis with Niacin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 6,579 people who have side effects when taking Niacin from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 26, 2017

6,579 people reported to have side effects when taking Niacin.
Among them, 54 people (0.82%) have Deep Vein Thrombosis

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Niacin cause Deep vein thrombosis?

Gender of people who have Deep Vein Thrombosis when taking Niacin *:

  • female: 50.98 %
  • male: 49.02 %

Age of people who have Deep Vein Thrombosis when taking Niacin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 4.44 %
  • 30-39: 8.89 %
  • 40-49: 26.67 %
  • 50-59: 11.11 %
  • 60+: 48.89 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Birth Control (8 people, 14.81%)
  • Pain (6 people, 11.11%)
  • Osteoporosis (5 people, 9.26%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (5 people, 9.26%)
  • Abdominal Pain (5 people, 9.26%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (19 people, 35.19%)
  • Coumadin (17 people, 31.48%)
  • Yasmin (12 people, 22.22%)
  • Omeprazole (11 people, 20.37%)
  • Lantus (10 people, 18.52%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Oedema Peripheral (15 people, 27.78%)
  • Pulmonary Embolism (12 people, 22.22%)
  • Pain (11 people, 20.37%)
  • Pain In Extremity (10 people, 18.52%)
  • Urinary Tract Infection (9 people, 16.67%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Do you have Deep vein thrombosis when taking Niacin?


Niacin has active ingredients of niacin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from Niacin 7,436 users)

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Deep vein thrombosis (blood clot in a major vein that usually develops in the legs and/or pelvis) has been reported by people with birth control, multiple myeloma, pain, deep venous thrombosis, high blood pressure (latest reports from 77,570 Deep vein thrombosis patients).

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