Review: could Niacin cause Fibromyalgia?
We study 5,752 people who have side effects while taking Niacin from FDA and social media. Among them, 20 have Fibromyalgia. Find out below who they are, when they have Fibromyalgia and more.
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Niacin (latest outcomes from 6,295 users) has active ingredients of niacin. It is often used in high blood pressure.
Fibromyalgia (a long-term condition which causes pain all over the body) (latest reports from 92,800 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, depression, high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure.
On Jul, 18, 2014: 5,752 people reported to have side effects when taking Niacin. Among them, 20 people (0.35%) have Fibromyalgia. They amount to 0.02% of all the 91,971 people who have Fibromyalgia on eHealthMe.
Time on Niacin when people have Fibromyalgia * :
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Gender of people who have Fibromyalgia when taking Niacin * :
Age of people who have Fibromyalgia when taking Niacin * :
Severity of Fibromyalgia when taking Niacin ** :
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How people recovered from Fibromyalgia ** :
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Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (10 people, 50.00%)
- Insomnia (9 people, 45.00%)
- Multiple myeloma (7 people, 35.00%)
- Osteopenia (4 people, 20.00%)
- Osteoporosis (4 people, 20.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (15 people, 75.00%)
- Dilaudid (11 people, 55.00%)
- Levothyroxine sodium (11 people, 55.00%)
- Lorazepam (10 people, 50.00%)
- Ambien (10 people, 50.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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