Niacin and Loss of memory - from FDA reports
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 month, also take medication Lipitor, and have Pain. This review analyzes which people have Loss of memory with Niacin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 6,579 people who have side effects when taking Niacin from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Sep, 22, 2017
6,579 people reported to have side effects when taking Niacin.
Among them, 121 people (1.84%) have Loss of memory
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Niacin when people have Loss of memory *:
- < 1 month: 100 %
- 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Loss of memory when taking Niacin *:
- female: 57.85 %
- male: 42.15 %
Age of people who have Loss of memory when taking Niacin *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 0.0 %
- 30-39: 4.3 %
- 40-49: 7.53 %
- 50-59: 23.66 %
- 60+: 64.52 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Pain (19 people, 15.70%)
- Prostate Cancer (15 people, 12.40%)
- Preventive Health Care (15 people, 12.40%)
- Bone Density Abnormal (15 people, 12.40%)
- Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (12 people, 9.92%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Lipitor (60 people, 49.59%)
- Aspirin (41 people, 33.88%)
- Prozac (27 people, 22.31%)
- Effexor (26 people, 21.49%)
- Ambien (25 people, 20.66%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Fatigue (39 people, 32.23%)
- Joint Pain (36 people, 29.75%)
- Depression (35 people, 28.93%)
- Headache (34 people, 28.10%)
- Pain (32 people, 26.45%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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I am 65, a female and on 30 mg of Cymbalta. Started with 20 mg in March. Feel like I have trouble concentrating and short term memory loss which I did not have before. Very frightening since I have two older siblings with dementia.
Was on 1/8 th ambien and 25 mg trazadone for about 2 months, now my memory is getting real bad! I am 72 yrs old. Would like to know if it will get better? Have only been off of it for 3 days Thank you so much Kathy