Review: could Niacin cause Mania?
Summary: Mania 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, 4 have Mania. Find out below who they are, when they have Mania 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)
Mania (a state of abnormally elevated or irritable mood) has been reported by people with bipolar disorder, depression, quit smoking, stress and anxiety, bipolar i disorder. (latest reports from 10,835 Mania patients)
On Mar, 2, 2015: 5,769 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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Triglyceride level went from 530 to 517 and i lost weight,ate healthy and took niacin
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