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Review: could Niacin cause Loss of memory (Memory loss)?

Summary: Loss of memory is found among people who take Niacin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Lipitor, and have Pain.

We study 5,771 people who have side effects while taking Niacin from FDA and social media. Among them, 106 have Loss of memory. Find out below who they are, when they have Loss of memory and more.

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Niacin

Niacin has active ingredients of niacin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from 6,318 Niacin users)

Loss of memory

Loss of memory has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, pain, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 63,472 Loss of memory patients)

On Apr, 16, 2015: 5,771 people reported to have side effects when taking Niacin. Among them, 106 people (1.84%) have Loss Of Memory.

Trend of Loss of memory in Niacin reports

Time on Niacin when people have Loss of memory * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Loss of memory25.00%0.00%0.00%50.00%25.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Loss of memory when taking Niacin * :

FemaleMale
Loss of memory58.93%41.07%

Age of people who have Loss of memory when taking Niacin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Loss of memory0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%3.33%10.00%24.44%62.22%

Severity of Loss of memory when taking Niacin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Loss of memory33.33%0.00%66.67%0.00%

How people recovered from Loss of memory ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Loss of memory0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (19 people, 17.92%)
  2. Prophylaxis (17 people, 16.04%)
  3. Bone density abnormal (15 people, 14.15%)
  4. Prostate cancer (15 people, 14.15%)
  5. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (10 people, 9.43%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lipitor (60 people, 56.60%)
  2. Aspirin (46 people, 43.40%)
  3. Vitamin e (34 people, 32.08%)
  4. Prozac (27 people, 25.47%)
  5. Effexor (25 people, 23.58%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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