Niacin and Low thyroid - from FDA reports


Summary

Low thyroid is found among people who take Niacin, especially for people who are male, 60+ old also take medication Aspirin, and have Osteoporosis . We study 6,577 people who have side effects while taking Niacin from FDA. Among them, 52 have Low thyroid. Find out below who they are, when they have Low thyroid and more.

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Niacin

Niacin has active ingredients of niacin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from Niacin 7,422 users)

Low Thyroid

Low thyroid (abnormally low thyroid hormone production) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, hypothyroidism, high blood pressure, osteopenia, depression (latest reports from 77,433 Low thyroid patients).

On Jan, 22, 2017

6,577 people reported to have side effects when taking Niacin.
Among them, 52 people (0.79%) have Low Thyroid


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Niacin cause Low thyroid?

Gender of people who have Low Thyroid when taking Niacin *:

  • female: 44.68 %
  • male: 55.32 %

Age of people who have Low Thyroid when taking Niacin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 18.75 %
  • 60+: 81.25 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Osteoporosis (14 people, 26.92%)
  • Preventive Health Care (9 people, 17.31%)
  • Osteopenia (6 people, 11.54%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (6 people, 11.54%)
  • High Blood Pressure (5 people, 9.62%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (31 people, 59.62%)
  • Fosamax (20 people, 38.46%)
  • Synthroid (17 people, 32.69%)
  • Levothyroxine Sodium (14 people, 26.92%)
  • Centrum Silver (13 people, 25.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Osteoarthritis (28 people, 53.85%)
  • High Blood Pressure (25 people, 48.08%)
  • Nausea (22 people, 42.31%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (22 people, 42.31%)
  • Neuropathy Peripheral (21 people, 40.38%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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