Review: could Niacin cause Numbness and tingling?
Summary: Numbness and tingling is found among people who take Niacin, especially for people who are male, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Vitamin d, and have Depression.
We study 5,769 people who have side effects while taking Niacin from FDA and social media. Among them, 10 have Numbness and tingling. Find out below who they are, when they have Numbness and tingling and more.
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Niacin has active ingredients of niacin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from 6,313 Niacin users)
Numbness and tingling
Numbness and tingling (unusual prickling sensations) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, pain, multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 4,944 Numbness and tingling patients)
On Jan, 27, 2015: 5,767 people reported to have side effects when taking Niacin. Among them, 10 people (0.17%) have Numbness And Tingling.
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%||50.00%||25.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||25.00% |
Gender of people who have Numbness and tingling when taking Niacin * :
|Numbness and tingling||30.00%||70.00% |
Age of people who have Numbness and tingling when taking Niacin * :
|Numbness and tingling||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||11.11%||55.56%||33.33% |
Severity of Numbness and tingling when taking Niacin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Numbness and tingling||0.00%||66.67%||33.33%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Numbness and tingling ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Numbness and tingling||0.00%||50.00%||50.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (4 people, 40.00%)
- Arthritis (4 people, 40.00%)
- Sleep disorder (3 people, 30.00%)
- Prophylaxis (3 people, 30.00%)
- Restless legs syndrome (3 people, 30.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Vitamin d (4 people, 40.00%)
- Green tea extract (3 people, 30.00%)
- Pantothenic acid (3 people, 30.00%)
- Biotin (3 people, 30.00%)
- Copper (3 people, 30.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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