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Review: could Niacin cause Mania?
We study 5,759 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 (latest outcomes from 6,307 users) has active ingredients of niacin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.
Mania (a state of abnormally elevated or irritable mood) (latest reports from 53,337 patients) has been reported by people with bipolar disorder, depression, quit smoking, stress and anxiety, bipolar i disorder.
On Sep, 16, 2014: 5,759 people reported to have side effects when taking Niacin. Among them, 4 people (0.07%) have Mania.
Time on Niacin when people have Mania * :
Gender of people who have Mania when taking Niacin * :
Age of people who have Mania when taking Niacin * :
Severity of Mania when taking Niacin ** :
How people recovered from Mania ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Cognitive disorder (2 people, 50.00%)
- Bipolar i disorder (1 people, 25.00%)
- Autism spectrum disorder (1 people, 25.00%)
- Abnormal behaviour (1 people, 25.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aricept (3 people, 75.00%)
- Pravastatin (2 people, 50.00%)
- Levothyroxine sodium (2 people, 50.00%)
- Propranolol hydrochloride (2 people, 50.00%)
- Tamsulosin hcl (2 people, 50.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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From this study (3 weeks ago):
i have about four manic episodes per year
From this study (2 months ago):
Was on Metformin (1000 mg per day), which was recently increased with a goal of 2000 mg per day (gradual increase). In the AM, I usually start with a cup of coffee, then breakfast, followed by more coffee (two cups per day). I take metformin immediately following meals. I fix up my coffee with organic half & half, and pure stevia. When drinking coffee, or dairy products, I experience severe upset stomach, without bowl and abdominal sounds. Is it possible I developed a form of lactose intolerance? This is the "only" dairy I use and prefer to use unsweetened almond milk in place of dairy, except for coffee. This morning, as an experiment, I decided not to fix any coffee and the symptoms have subsided so far today.
From this study (2 months ago):
in a very high stressful situation anxiety is high right now. I have no mental disorders. but I am not right in the head at the moment.
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