Review: could Niacin cause Deep vein thrombosis?
Summary: Deep vein thrombosis could be caused by Niacin, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, also take Coumadin, and have Multiple sclerosis.
We study 5,735 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.
On Apr, 12, 2014: 5,735 people reported to have side effects when taking Niacin. Among them, 42 people (0.73%) have Deep Vein Thrombosis. They amount to 0.01% of all the 281,538 people who have Deep Vein Thrombosis on eHealthMe.
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 * :
- Multiple sclerosis (5 people, 11.90%)
- Osteoporosis (5 people, 11.90%)
- Contraception (4 people, 9.52%)
- Renal transplant (4 people, 9.52%)
- Stent placement (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%)
- Lasix (8 people, 19.05%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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