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 has active ingredients of niacin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from 6,316 Niacin users)
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 3,089 Lupus-like syndrome patients)
On Feb, 24, 2015: 5,769 people reported to have side effects when taking Niacin. Among them, 3 people (0.05%) have Lupus-like Syndrome.
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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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
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- A study of drug interactions between Vitamin D, Lexapro, Lamictal, Prilosec, Simvastatin, Niaspan, Levoxyl, Actos, Januvia, Metformin Hydrochloride for a 64-year old man with Abdominal Pain Lower, Anxiety Disorder, Mood Disorder, Gerd, Hypercholesterolemia, High Trigylycerides, Hypothyroidism - Primary, Diabetes Mellitus Non Insulin-dependent, Diabetes. The patient has Low Platelet Count
- A study of side effects of Niaspan for a 54-year old woman with Lower Cholesterol. The patient has Rheumatoid Arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints)
- A study of drug interactions between Niacin, Ibuprofen for a 48-year old man with Familial Hypertriglyceridaemia, Pain - Back. The patient has Back Injury
- A study of drug interactions between Niacin, Copaxone for a 60-year old woman with High Blood Cholesterol, Multiple Sclerosis Relapse. The patient has Hot Flushes
- A study of side effects of Niacin for a 35-year old woman with High Blood Cholesterol. The patient has Breathing Difficulty, Shortness Of Breath, Loss Of Appetite (lack of feeling to eat), Pain, Sweating Fever (fever with sweating), Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit), Chest Pain
Recent Niacin related drug comparison:
- Comparions of Sodium Bicarbonate, Ropinirole Hydrochloride, Niacin, Metformin, Lidoderm for a 64-year old man who has Medical
- Comparions of Losartan Potassium, Pravastatin Sodium, Testosterone, Niacin, Metoprolol Succinate for a 77-year old man who has High Blood Pressure
- Comparions of Niacin, Aggrenox for a 59-year old woman who has Stroke
- Comparions of Niacin, Invega Sustenna for a 40-year old man who has Schizophrenia, Paranoid Type
- Comparions of Vitamin B7, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B1 for a 79-year old man who has Acute Brain Syndrome, Acute Confusional State, Delirium
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
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