Could Niacin cause Petechiae - from FDA reports
Petechiae is found among people who take Niacin, especially for people who are male, 60+ old also take medication Aspirin, and have Insomnia . We study 6,577 people who have side effects while taking Niacin from FDA. Among them, 11 have Petechiae. Find out below who they are, when they have Petechiae and more.
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Niacin has active ingredients of niacin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from Niacin 7,420 users)
Petechiae (a small red or purple spot caused by bleeding into the skin) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura, depression, atrial fibrillation/flutter (latest reports from 8,220 Petechiae patients).
On Jan, 18, 2017
6,577 people reported to have side effects when taking Niacin.
Among them, 11 people (0.17%) have Petechiae
Number of reports submitted per year:
Gender of people who have Petechiae when taking Niacin *:
- female: 45.45 %
- male: 54.55 %
Age of people who have Petechiae when taking Niacin *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 10 %
- 30-39: 0.0 %
- 40-49: 10 %
- 50-59: 40 %
- 60+: 40 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Pain (3 people, 27.27%)
- Multiple Myeloma (3 people, 27.27%)
- Insomnia (3 people, 27.27%)
- Myelodysplastic Syndrome (1 person, 9.09%)
- Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (1 person, 9.09%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Aspirin (5 people, 45.45%)
- Percocet (4 people, 36.36%)
- Nexium (4 people, 36.36%)
- Lasix (4 people, 36.36%)
- Capecitabine (3 people, 27.27%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Joint Pain (4 people, 36.36%)
- Emotional Distress (4 people, 36.36%)
- Discomfort (4 people, 36.36%)
- Back Pain (4 people, 36.36%)
- Arrhythmias (4 people, 36.36%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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