Review: could Niacin cause Psychotic Disorder?


Psychotic disorder is found among people who take Niacin, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Chantix, and have Tobacco abuse . We study 6,675 people who have side effects while taking Niacin from FDA and social media. Among them, 16 have Psychotic disorder. Find out below who they are, when they have Psychotic disorder and more.

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Niacin has active ingredients of niacin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from Niacin 6,973 users)

Psychotic Disorder

Psychotic disorder has been reported by people with type 2 diabetes, agitation, agranulocytosis, drowsiness, arrhythmias (latest reports from 22,819 Psychotic disorder patients).

On Aug, 23, 2016

6,675 people reported to have side effects when taking Niacin.
Among them, 16 people (0.24%) have Psychotic Disorder

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Niacin cause Psychotic disorder?

Time on Niacin when people have Psychotic Disorder *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 100 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Psychotic Disorder when taking Niacin *:

  • female: 62.5 %
  • male: 37.5 %

Age of people who have Psychotic Disorder when taking Niacin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 9.09 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 45.45 %
  • 50-59: 18.18 %
  • 60+: 27.27 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Tobacco Abuse (6 people)
  • Major Depression (3 people)
  • Insomnia (3 people)
  • Cognitive Disorder (3 people)
  • Anxiety (3 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Chantix (7 people)
  • Lipitor (6 people)
  • Glucotrol Xl (6 people)
  • Glucophage (6 people)
  • Vitamin E (5 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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