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Review: could Niacin cause Numbness and tingling?

We study 5,756 people who have side effects while taking Niacin from FDA and social media. Among them, 9 have Numbness and tingling. Find out below who they are, when they have Numbness and tingling and more.

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Niacin

Niacin (latest outcomes from 6,303 users) has active ingredients of niacin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.

Numbness and tingling

Numbness and tingling (unusual prickling sensations) (latest reports from 31,071 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, depression, multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol.

On Aug, 14, 2014: 5,753 people reported to have side effects when taking Niacin. Among them, 9 people (0.16%) have Numbness And Tingling. They amount to 0.03% of all the 30,978 people who have Numbness And Tingling on eHealthMe.

Trend of Numbness and tingling in Niacin reports

Time on Niacin when people have Numbness and tingling * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Numbness and tingling0.00%66.67%33.33%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Numbness and tingling when taking Niacin * :

FemaleMale
Numbness and tingling33.33%66.67%

Age of people who have Numbness and tingling when taking Niacin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Numbness and tingling0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%12.50%50.00%37.50%

Severity of Numbness and tingling when taking Niacin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Numbness and tingling0.00%50.00%50.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Numbness and tingling ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Numbness and tingling0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Arthritis (4 people, 44.44%)
  2. Depression (4 people, 44.44%)
  3. Restless legs syndrome (3 people, 33.33%)
  4. Blood pressure (3 people, 33.33%)
  5. Hiatus hernia (3 people, 33.33%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Vitamin d (4 people, 44.44%)
  2. Green tea extract (3 people, 33.33%)
  3. Pantothenic acid (3 people, 33.33%)
  4. Biotin (3 people, 33.33%)
  5. Copper (3 people, 33.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • Appears to be similar to carpel tunnel but no wrist pain or noticeable swelling Little finger does not get numb. 90% of time left hand only.

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  • I had a dental implant on tooth #13. It was painful from day one. I had it removed a year and a half later. Two months prior to removal I couldn't see straight while driving. feels like a roller coaster. cant take turns. thought I was having a heart attack. doc tried to put me on antidepressant. Even after implant was removed I still have "vertigo" and all other symptoms. I changed BP med from atenol to amlodipine.. thought it was atenol giving me anxiety. anxiety is better but I still cant drive or see straight.

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