Review: could Niacin cause Lupus-like Syndrome?


Lupus-like syndrome is reported only by a few people who take Niacin. We study 6,827 people who have side effects while taking Niacin from FDA and social media. Among them, 3 have Lupus-like syndrome. Find out below who they are, when they have Lupus-like syndrome and more.

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Niacin has active ingredients of niacin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from Niacin 7,414 users)

Lupus-like Syndrome

Lupus-like syndrome (a disease symptom matches with lupus an immune disease) has been reported by people with crohn's disease, rheumatoid arthritis, ulcerative colitis, psoriasis, psoriatic arthropathy (latest reports from 4,726 Lupus-like syndrome patients).

On Oct, 23, 2016

6,827 people reported to have side effects when taking Niacin.
Among them, 3 people (0.04%) have Lupus-like Syndrome

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Niacin cause Lupus-like syndrome?

Gender of people who have Lupus-like Syndrome when taking Niacin *:

  • female: 33.33 %
  • male: 66.67 %

Age of people who have Lupus-like Syndrome 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: 100 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Crohn's Disease (1 person, 33.33%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Remicade (1 person, 33.33%)
  • Lisinopril (1 person, 33.33%)
  • Crestor (1 person, 33.33%)
  • Cenestin (1 person, 33.33%)
  • Aspirin (1 person, 33.33%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pyrexia (2 people, 66.67%)
  • Asthenia (2 people, 66.67%)
  • Antinuclear Antibody Positive (2 people, 66.67%)
  • Oedema Peripheral (1 person, 33.33%)
  • Night Sweats (1 person, 33.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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