Review: could Niacin cause Petechiae?
We study 5,756 people who have side effects while taking Niacin from FDA and social media. Among them, 9 have Petechiae. Find out below who they are, when they have Petechiae and more.
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Niacin (latest outcomes from 6,303 users) has active ingredients of niacin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.
Petechiae (a small red or purple spot caused by bleeding into the skin) (latest reports from 35,050 patients) has been reported by people with idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, depression, multiple myeloma.
On Aug, 16, 2014: 5,753 people reported to have side effects when taking Niacin. Among them, 9 people (0.16%) have Petechiae. They amount to 0.03% of all the 35,032 people who have Petechiae on eHealthMe.
Time on Niacin when people have Petechiae * :
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Gender of people who have Petechiae when taking Niacin * :
Age of people who have Petechiae when taking Niacin * :
Severity of Petechiae when taking Niacin ** :
How people recovered from Petechiae ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Multiple myeloma (3 people, 33.33%)
- Insomnia (3 people, 33.33%)
- Pain (3 people, 33.33%)
- Myelodysplastic syndrome (1 people, 11.11%)
- Hyperlipidaemia (1 people, 11.11%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (6 people, 66.67%)
- Percocet (4 people, 44.44%)
- Zoloft (3 people, 33.33%)
- Aciphex (3 people, 33.33%)
- Vicodin (3 people, 33.33%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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