Review: could Niacin cause Rosacea?
We study 5,752 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 (latest outcomes from 6,296 users) has active ingredients of niacin. It is often used in high blood pressure.
Rosacea (a skin condition that causes facial redness) (latest reports from 10,393 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, osteopenia, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, rheumatoid arthritis.
On Jul, 18, 2014: 5,752 people reported to have side effects when taking Niacin. Among them, 25 people (0.43%) have Rosacea. They amount to 0.24% of all the 10,391 people who have Rosacea on eHealthMe.
Time on Niacin when people have Rosacea * :
Gender of people who have Rosacea when taking Niacin * :
Age of people who have Rosacea when taking Niacin * :
Severity of Rosacea when taking Niacin ** :
How people recovered from Rosacea ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Multiple myeloma (18 people, 72.00%)
- Type 2 diabetes mellitus (9 people, 36.00%)
- Diabetes mellitus (2 people, 8.00%)
- Diabetic neuropathy (2 people, 8.00%)
- Acne (2 people, 8.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zocor (20 people, 80.00%)
- Glucophage (20 people, 80.00%)
- Lipitor (19 people, 76.00%)
- Nexium (19 people, 76.00%)
- Prilosec (19 people, 76.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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