Could Niacin cause Fibromyalgia - from FDA reports
Fibromyalgia is found among people who take Niacin, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old also take medication Aspirin, and have Pain . We study 6,577 people who have side effects while taking Niacin from FDA. Among them, 23 have Fibromyalgia. Find out below who they are, when they have Fibromyalgia and more.
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Niacin has active ingredients of niacin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from Niacin 7,420 users)
Fibromyalgia (a long-term condition which causes pain all over the body) has been reported by people with fibromyalgia, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, pain, depression (latest reports from 46,428 Fibromyalgia patients).
On Dec, 25, 2016
6,577 people reported to have side effects when taking Niacin.
Among them, 23 people (0.35%) have Fibromyalgia
Number of reports submitted per year:
Gender of people who have Fibromyalgia when taking Niacin *:
- female: 95.45 %
- male: 4.55 %
Age of people who have Fibromyalgia when taking Niacin *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 0.0 %
- 30-39: 5.26 %
- 40-49: 0.0 %
- 50-59: 63.16 %
- 60+: 31.58 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Pain (9 people, 39.13%)
- Insomnia (8 people, 34.78%)
- Multiple Myeloma (7 people, 30.43%)
- Osteoporosis (5 people, 21.74%)
- Osteopenia (5 people, 21.74%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Aspirin (17 people, 73.91%)
- Dilaudid (12 people, 52.17%)
- Levothyroxine Sodium (10 people, 43.48%)
- Ambien (10 people, 43.48%)
- Synthroid (9 people, 39.13%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Chest Pain (17 people, 73.91%)
- Joint Pain (16 people, 69.57%)
- Stress And Anxiety (13 people, 56.52%)
- Fever (13 people, 56.52%)
- Fall (11 people, 47.83%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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