Niacin and Restless legs syndrome - from FDA reports
Restless legs syndrome is found among people who take Niacin, especially for people who are male, 60+ old also take medication Aspirin, and have Preventive health care . We study 6,577 people who have side effects while taking Niacin from FDA. Among them, 23 have Restless legs syndrome. Find out below who they are, when they have Restless legs syndrome and more.
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Niacin has active ingredients of niacin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from Niacin 7,423 users)
Restless Legs Syndrome
Restless legs syndrome (a powerful urge to move your legs) has been reported by people with restless leg syndrome, depression, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, pain (latest reports from 25,243 Restless legs syndrome patients).
On Feb, 27, 2017
6,577 people reported to have side effects when taking Niacin.
Among them, 23 people (0.35%) have Restless Legs Syndrome
Number of reports submitted per year:
Gender of people who have Restless Legs Syndrome when taking Niacin *:
- female: 47.83 %
- male: 52.17 %
Age of people who have Restless Legs Syndrome when taking Niacin *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 0.0 %
- 30-39: 0.0 %
- 40-49: 0.0 %
- 50-59: 8.33 %
- 60+: 91.67 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Preventive Health Care (7 people, 30.43%)
- Thyroid Gland Removal (2 people, 8.70%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (2 people, 8.70%)
- Osteoporosis (1 person, 4.35%)
- Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (1 person, 4.35%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Aspirin (14 people, 60.87%)
- Levothyroxine Sodium (10 people, 43.48%)
- Amoxicillin (10 people, 43.48%)
- Nexium (8 people, 34.78%)
- Effexor Xr (8 people, 34.78%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Pain In Extremity (12 people, 52.17%)
- Stress And Anxiety (11 people, 47.83%)
- Sleep Apnea Syndrome (11 people, 47.83%)
- Pain (11 people, 47.83%)
- Nausea (11 people, 47.83%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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