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 5,766 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 has active ingredients of niacin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from Niacin 6,312 users)
Loss of memory
Loss of memory has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, high blood pressure, pain, high blood cholesterol.(latest reports from Loss of memory 63,225 patients)
On Nov, 25, 2014: 5,766 people reported to have side effects when taking Niacin. Among them, 106 people (1.84%) have Loss Of Memory.
Time on Niacin when people have Loss of memory * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Loss of memory||25.00%||0.00%||0.00%||50.00%||25.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Loss of memory when taking Niacin * :
|Loss of memory||58.93%||41.07% |
Age of people who have Loss of memory when taking Niacin * :
|Loss of memory||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||3.33%||10.00%||24.44%||62.22% |
Severity of Loss of memory when taking Niacin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Loss of memory||33.33%||0.00%||66.67%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Loss of memory ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Loss of memory||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (19 people, 17.92%)
- Prophylaxis (17 people, 16.04%)
- Bone density abnormal (15 people, 14.15%)
- Prostate cancer (15 people, 14.15%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (10 people, 9.43%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lipitor (60 people, 56.60%)
- Aspirin (46 people, 43.40%)
- Vitamin e (34 people, 32.08%)
- Prozac (27 people, 25.47%)
- Effexor (25 people, 23.58%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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(Asked by a 55 year old woman who has Halucinations, Talking Out Of Her Head, Sleeping Difficulty, Falling , Memory Loss, and takes Wellbutrin, Prozac, Geodon, Cogentin, Depakote)
Sister takes over 16 perscriptions but the ones mentioned are severe.. due to being bi-polar, and severe agoraphobia and anxiety with depression..is this now her life? Not being able to fully comprehend or remember anything? Dropping things and falling when under the full impact of this medication? ...
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(Asked by a 53 year old woman who has Loss Of Memory, and takes Celexa)
I can not remember the majority or most of my past.I am very,very confused about things or stuff that I used to know everything about
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(Asked by a 32 year old woman who has Abnormal Behaviour, Memory Loss, and takes Morphine Sulfate, Trazodone Hydrochloride)
I take both these medications together Dailey and I am doing things I am unaware of doing I have conversation with people and don't remember having doing things I have never done is it caused from both of these medications
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