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Review: could Niacin cause Rosacea?





Summary: Rosacea is found among people who take Niacin, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, also take medication Zocor, and have Multiple myeloma.

We study 5,766 people who have side effects while taking Niacin from FDA and social media. Among them, 25 have Rosacea. Find out below who they are, when they have Rosacea and more.

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Niacin

Niacin has active ingredients of niacin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from Niacin 6,312 users)

Rosacea

Rosacea (a skin condition that causes facial redness) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, osteopenia, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, rheumatoid arthritis.(latest reports from Rosacea 2,523 patients)

On Dec, 1, 2014: 5,766 people reported to have side effects when taking Niacin. Among them, 25 people (0.43%) have Rosacea.

Trend of Rosacea in Niacin reports

Time on Niacin when people have Rosacea * :

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Gender of people who have Rosacea when taking Niacin * :

FemaleMale
Rosacea16.00%84.00%

Age of people who have Rosacea when taking Niacin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Rosacea0.00%0.00%0.00%9.09%0.00%4.55%9.09%77.27%

Severity of Rosacea when taking Niacin ** :

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How people recovered from Rosacea ** :

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Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Multiple myeloma (18 people, 72.00%)
  2. Type 2 diabetes mellitus (9 people, 36.00%)
  3. Diabetes mellitus (2 people, 8.00%)
  4. Diabetic neuropathy (2 people, 8.00%)
  5. Acne (2 people, 8.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zocor (20 people, 80.00%)
  2. Glucophage (20 people, 80.00%)
  3. Lipitor (19 people, 76.00%)
  4. Nexium (19 people, 76.00%)
  5. Prilosec (19 people, 76.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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