Rhabdomyolysis is found among people who take Niacin, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Simvastatin, and have Blood cholesterol increased . We study 5,905 people who have side effects while taking Niacin from FDA and social media. Among them, 143 have Rhabdomyolysis. Find out below who they are, when they have Rhabdomyolysis and more.
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Niacin has active ingredients of niacin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from Niacin 6,361 users)
Rhabdomyolysis (a condition in which damaged skeletal muscle tissue breaks down) has been reported by people with muscle aches, tinnitus, anuria, weakness, haemorrhoids (latest reports from 33,717 Rhabdomyolysis patients).
On Jul, 27, 2016
5,905 people reported to have side effects when taking Niacin.
Among them, 143 people (2.42%) have Rhabdomyolysis
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Hi, I've had fibromyalgia for years and always felt quite lucky not to have it as badly as some people I've known. But a couple of months ago, I had drug-induced rhabdomylolysis caused by a side-effect to a medication I was on for another condition and I still feel terrible from it. Some days I am only awake for a couple of hours and my bodywide pain levels are through the roof. I can't find anyone else this has happened to and I want to know if I will get any better or if it the rhabdo has perhaps worsened my fibro and this is as good as it going to get now. :(
I am new and I was wondering who has had this problem and how do you get it treated and is it continuous if you still take abilify? Meaning do you get it treated and it keeps coming back? Also wouldn't a doctor stop this drug if Rhabdomyolysis keeps coming back or once you have it, you have it ...
Hi, I've had fibromyalgia for years and always felt quite lucky not to have it as badly as some people I've known. But a couple of months ago, I had drug-induced rhabdomylolysis caused by a side-effect to a medication I was on for another condition and I still feel terrible from it. Some days I ...
I took 500 mg Niacin for one month until I noticed the correlation between starting Niacin and developing sudden joint pain (wrists, fingers, feet, elbows) and also am not able to flex wrists fully, and when I flex it is painful. Also lost strength in right arm. Anyone have a similar experience?
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