Could Niacin cause Rosacea - from FDA reports
Rosacea is found among people who take Niacin, especially for people who are male, 60+ old also take medication Glucophage, and have Multiple myeloma . We study 6,831 people who have side effects while taking Niacin from FDA. 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 Niacin 7,418 users)
Rosacea (a skin condition that causes facial redness) has been reported by people with rosacea, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, osteopenia (latest reports from 5,743 Rosacea patients).
On Nov, 30, 2016
6,831 people reported to have side effects when taking Niacin.
Among them, 25 people (0.37%) have Rosacea
Number of reports submitted per year:
Gender of people who have Rosacea when taking Niacin *:
- female: 16 %
- male: 84 %
Age of people who have Rosacea when taking Niacin *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 9.09 %
- 30-39: 0.0 %
- 40-49: 4.55 %
- 50-59: 9.09 %
- 60+: 77.27 %
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Zocor (20 people, 80.00%)
- Glucophage (20 people, 80.00%)
- Prilosec (19 people, 76.00%)
- Nexium (19 people, 76.00%)
- Lipitor (19 people, 76.00%)
Forecasts by ePatient.care (We will alert you to new symptoms or undetected conditions when you take Niacin, learn more )
Potential co-existing conditions
- Multiple Myeloma (18 people, 72.00%)
- Type 2 Diabetes (9 people, 36.00%)
- Ill-Defined Disorder (2 people, 8.00%)
- Diabetic Neuropathy (2 people, 8.00%)
- Diabetes (2 people, 8.00%)
Potential co-existing symptoms
- Stress And Anxiety (22 people, 88.00%)
- Pain (22 people, 88.00%)
- Musculoskeletal Discomfort (19 people, 76.00%)
- Bone Disorder (19 people, 76.00%)
- Paraesthesia (18 people, 72.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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