Review: could Niacin cause Mania?
Summary: Mania is reported only by a few people who take Niacin.
We study 5,770 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 6,317 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 10,838 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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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
Could your condition cause:
- A study of drug interactions between Niacin, Atorvastatin Calcium, Losartan, Warfarin Sodium for a 81-year old man with Avascular Necrosis, Blood Erythropoietin Decreased, Blood Pressure Increased, Blood Clot - Lung. The patient has Rash On Chest And Back
- A study of side effects of Pristiq for a 33-year old woman with Anxiety Disorder. The patient has Agitation, Sleepy, Irritability, Mania Aggravated
- A study of side effects of Plavix for a 52-year old man with Surgical Vascular Shunt. The patient has Hallucinations, Mania
- A study of side effects of Vitamin B3 for a 35-year old man with Ringworm. The patient has Bisters, Fissures, And Hardened Skin On My Fingers. Ringworm On My Upper Arms And Legs.
- 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
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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