Review: could Niacin cause Deep vein thrombosis (Deep venous thrombosis)?
Summary: Deep vein thrombosis is found among people who take Niacin, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, also take medication Coumadin, and have Osteoporosis.
We study 5,770 people who have side effects while taking Niacin from FDA and social media. Among them, 44 have Deep vein thrombosis. Find out below who they are, when they have Deep vein thrombosis and more.
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Niacin has active ingredients of niacin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from 6,316 Niacin users)
Deep vein thrombosis
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, pain, multiple myeloma, premenstrual syndrome, acne. (latest reports from 43,395 Deep vein thrombosis patients)
On Mar, 5, 2015: 5,770 people reported to have side effects when taking Niacin. Among them, 42 people (0.73%) have Deep Vein Thrombosis.
Time on Niacin when people have Deep vein thrombosis * :
Gender of people who have Deep vein thrombosis when taking Niacin * :
|Deep vein thrombosis||47.37%||52.63% |
Age of people who have Deep vein thrombosis when taking Niacin * :
|Deep vein thrombosis||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||5.71%||5.71%||22.86%||14.29%||51.43% |
Severity of Deep vein thrombosis when taking Niacin ** :
How people recovered from Deep vein thrombosis ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Osteoporosis (5 people, 11.90%)
- Multiple sclerosis (5 people, 11.90%)
- Stent placement (4 people, 9.52%)
- Renal transplant (4 people, 9.52%)
- Contraception (4 people, 9.52%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Coumadin (17 people, 40.48%)
- Aspirin (14 people, 33.33%)
- Yasmin (9 people, 21.43%)
- Omeprazole (9 people, 21.43%)
- Lantus (8 people, 19.05%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Hot flushing is incosistent
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From this study (2 weeks ago):
My first injection 11 days later experienced heavy bleeding ended up in severe pain,stiff leg and swelling. I knew something was wrong I could not walk I ended up in the E.R found out I had DVT. Its been a year and my leg has not returned to its normal size. My ankels still swell if I'm standing too long
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