Niacin and Schizophrenia - from FDA reports


Schizophrenia is reported only by a few people who take Niacin. We study 6,579 people who have side effects while taking Niacin from FDA. Among them, 1 have Schizophrenia. Find out below who they are, when they have Schizophrenia and more.

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On Apr, 23, 2017

6,579 people reported to have side effects when taking Niacin.
Among them, 1 person (0.02%) has Schizophrenia

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Niacin cause Schizophrenia?

Gender of people who have Schizophrenia when taking Niacin *:

  • female: 0.0 %
  • male: 100 %

Age of people who have Schizophrenia when taking Niacin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 100 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Invega (1 person, 100.00%)
  • Fish Oil (1 person, 100.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Quit Smoking (1 person, 100.00%)
  • Insomnia (1 person, 100.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Do you have Schizophrenia when taking Niacin?


Niacin has active ingredients of niacin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from Niacin 7,434 users)


Schizophrenia (a mental disorder characterized by a breakdown of thought processes) has been reported by people with schizophrenia, depression, stress and anxiety, schizophrenia, paranoid type, high blood pressure (latest reports from 62,558 Schizophrenia patients).

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