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Review: could Niacin cause Lupus-like syndrome?

Summary: Lupus-like syndrome is reported only by a few people who take Niacin.

We study 5,769 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

Niacin has active ingredients of niacin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from 6,313 Niacin 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, psoriasis, ulcerative colitis, high blood pressure. (latest reports from 3,088 Lupus-like syndrome patients)

On Jan, 8, 2015: 5,767 people reported to have side effects when taking Niacin. Among them, 3 people (0.05%) have Lupus-like Syndrome.

Trend of Lupus-like syndrome in Niacin reports

Time on Niacin when people have Lupus-like syndrome * :

n/a

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

FemaleMale
Lupus-like syndrome33.33%66.67%

Age of people who have Lupus-like syndrome when taking Niacin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Lupus-like syndrome0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

Severity of Lupus-like syndrome when taking Niacin ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Lupus-like syndrome ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Crohn's disease (1 people, 33.33%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Fluoxetine (1 people, 33.33%)
  2. Aspirin (1 people, 33.33%)
  3. Sulfasalazine (1 people, 33.33%)
  4. Lisinopril (1 people, 33.33%)
  5. Lipitor (1 people, 33.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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