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Review: could Niacin cause Mania?

Summary: Mania is reported only by a few people who take Niacin.

We study 5,766 people who have side effects while taking Niacin from FDA and social media. Among them, 4 have Mania. Find out below who they are, when they have Mania and more.

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Niacin

Niacin (latest outcomes from 6,311 users) has active ingredients of niacin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.

Trend of niacin reports

Mania

Mania (a state of abnormally elevated or irritable mood) (latest reports from 10,831 patients) has been reported by people with bipolar disorder, depression, quit smoking, stress and anxiety, bipolar i disorder.

Trend of Mania reports

On Nov, 26, 2014: 5,766 people reported to have side effects when taking Niacin. Among them, 4 people (0.07%) have Mania.

Trend of Mania in Niacin reports

Time on Niacin when people have Mania * :

n/a

Gender of people who have Mania when taking Niacin * :

FemaleMale
Mania0.00%100.00%

Age of people who have Mania when taking Niacin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Mania0.00%0.00%25.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%75.00%

Severity of Mania when taking Niacin ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Mania ** :

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Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Cognitive disorder (2 people, 50.00%)
  2. Bipolar i disorder (1 people, 25.00%)
  3. Autism spectrum disorder (1 people, 25.00%)
  4. Abnormal behaviour (1 people, 25.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aricept (3 people, 75.00%)
  2. Pravastatin (2 people, 50.00%)
  3. Levothyroxine sodium (2 people, 50.00%)
  4. Propranolol hydrochloride (2 people, 50.00%)
  5. Tamsulosin hcl (2 people, 50.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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