Review: could Niacin cause Numbness and tingling?
We study 5,752 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 (latest outcomes from 6,295 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 30,809 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, depression, multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol.
On Jul, 14, 2014: 5,752 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 30,736 people who have Numbness And Tingling on eHealthMe.
Time on Niacin when people have Numbness and tingling * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Numbness and tingling||0.00%||66.67%||33.33%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Numbness and tingling when taking Niacin * :
|Numbness and tingling||33.33%||66.67% |
Age of people who have Numbness and tingling when taking Niacin * :
|Numbness and tingling||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||12.50%||50.00%||37.50% |
Severity of Numbness and tingling when taking Niacin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Numbness and tingling||0.00%||50.00%||50.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Numbness and tingling ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Numbness and tingling||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Arthritis (4 people, 44.44%)
- Depression (4 people, 44.44%)
- Restless legs syndrome (3 people, 33.33%)
- Blood pressure (3 people, 33.33%)
- Hiatus hernia (3 people, 33.33%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Vitamin d (4 people, 44.44%)
- Green tea extract (3 people, 33.33%)
- Pantothenic acid (3 people, 33.33%)
- Biotin (3 people, 33.33%)
- Copper (3 people, 33.33%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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