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Review: could Niacin cause Shortness of breath (Breathing difficulty)?
We study 5,759 people who have side effects while taking Niacin from FDA and social media. Among them, 308 have Shortness of breath. Find out below who they are, when they have Shortness of breath and more.
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Niacin (latest outcomes from 6,307 users) has active ingredients of niacin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.
Shortness of breath
Shortness of breath (latest reports from 1,338,463 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, asthma, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
On Oct, 13, 2014: 5,759 people reported to have side effects when taking Niacin. Among them, 308 people (5.35%) have Shortness Of Breath.
Time on Niacin when people have Shortness of breath * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Shortness of breath||58.33%||33.33%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||8.33%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Shortness of breath when taking Niacin * :
|Shortness of breath||39.68%||60.32% |
Age of people who have Shortness of breath when taking Niacin * :
|Shortness of breath||0.00%||0.00%||0.37%||0.00%||6.96%||6.96%||20.51%||65.20% |
Severity of Shortness of breath when taking Niacin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Shortness of breath||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Shortness of breath ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Shortness of breath||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Blood cholesterol increased (40 people, 12.99%)
- Hypertension (30 people, 9.74%)
- Cardiac disorder (25 people, 8.12%)
- Pain (21 people, 6.82%)
- Atrial fibrillation (20 people, 6.49%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (167 people, 54.22%)
- Lisinopril (71 people, 23.05%)
- Plavix (60 people, 19.48%)
- Lasix (57 people, 18.51%)
- Coreg (50 people, 16.23%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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