Review: could Niacin cause Lupus-like syndrome?
Summary: Lupus-like syndrome could be caused by Niacin, especially for people who are male, 50-59 old, also take Fluoxetine, and have Crohn's disease.
We study 5,744 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 (latest outcomes from 6,284 users) has active ingredients of niacin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure. Commonly reported side effects of Niacin include nausea, nausea aggravated, fatigue, weakness, dizziness.
Lupus-like syndrome (a disease symptom matches with lupus an immune disease) (latest reports from 10,777 patients) has been reported by people with crohn's disease, rheumatoid arthritis, psoriasis, ulcerative colitis, high blood pressure.
On Apr, 11, 2014: 5,735 people reported to have side effects when taking Niacin. Among them, 3 people (0.05%) have Lupus-like Syndrome. They amount to 0.03% of all the 10,765 people who have Lupus-like Syndrome on eHealthMe.
Time on Niacin when people have Lupus-like syndrome * :
Gender of people who have Lupus-like syndrome when taking Niacin * :
|Lupus-like syndrome||33.33%||66.67% |
Age of people who have Lupus-like syndrome when taking Niacin * :
|Lupus-like syndrome||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00% |
Severity of Lupus-like syndrome when taking Niacin ** :
How people recovered from Lupus-like syndrome ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Crohn's disease (1 people, 33.33%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Fluoxetine (1 people, 33.33%)
- Aspirin (1 people, 33.33%)
- Sulfasalazine (1 people, 33.33%)
- Lisinopril (1 people, 33.33%)
- Lipitor (1 people, 33.33%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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