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 5,771 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 has active ingredients of niacin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from 6,318 Niacin users)
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 2,834 Rosacea patients)
On Apr, 14, 2015: 5,771 people reported to have side effects when taking Niacin. Among them, 25 people (0.43%) have Rosacea.
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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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
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- A study of side effects of Vitamin C for a 45-year old man with Flu. The patient has Dermatitis Atopic, Abdominal Pain Aggravated, Rosacea, Hypercholesterolaemia Aggravated
- A study of drug interactions between Baclofen, Neurontin, Ibuprofen, Lipitor, Topamax, Niacin, Paxil CR, Alendronate Sodium, Clopidogrel for a 56-year old woman with Backaches And Stress, Seizures, Complicated Migraine, Total Cholesterol, Depression, Osteoporosis, Pad. The patient has Migraine, Brittle Bone Disease, Slurred Speech, Numbness
- A study of side effects of Methotrexate for a 46-year old woman with Rheumatoid Arthritis. The patient has Rosacea
- A study of side effects of Oracea for a 76-year old man with Rosacea. The patient has Rosacea
- A study of drug interactions between Folic Acid, Asacol, Plaquenil, Methotrexate, Stelara for a 19-year old boy with Lupus-like Syndrome, Crohn's Disease. The patient has Acne Rosacea
Recent Niacin related drug comparison:
- Comparions of Sodium Bicarbonate, Ropinirole Hydrochloride, Niacin, Metformin, Lidoderm for a 64-year old man who has Medical
- Comparions of Losartan Potassium, Pravastatin Sodium, Testosterone, Niacin, Metoprolol Succinate for a 77-year old man who has High Blood Pressure
- Comparions of Niacin, Aggrenox for a 59-year old woman who has Stroke
- Comparions of Niacin, Invega Sustenna for a 40-year old man who has Schizophrenia, Paranoid Type
- Comparions of Vitamin B7, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B1 for a 79-year old man who has Acute Brain Syndrome, Acute Confusional State, Delirium
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