Niacin and Swelling face - from FDA reports
Swelling face is found among people who take Niacin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Aspirin, and have High blood cholesterol . We study 6,577 people who have side effects while taking Niacin from FDA. Among them, 43 have Swelling face. Find out below who they are, when they have Swelling face and more.
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Niacin has active ingredients of niacin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from Niacin 7,422 users)
Swelling face has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, pain, depression (latest reports from 32,398 Swelling face patients).
On Jan, 25, 2017
6,577 people reported to have side effects when taking Niacin.
Among them, 43 people (0.65%) have Swelling Face
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Niacin when people have Swelling Face *:
- < 1 month: 0.0 %
- 1 - 6 months: 100 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Swelling Face when taking Niacin *:
- female: 62.79 %
- male: 37.21 %
Age of people who have Swelling Face when taking Niacin *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 0.0 %
- 30-39: 5.71 %
- 40-49: 2.86 %
- 50-59: 31.43 %
- 60+: 60.0 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- High Blood Cholesterol (8 people, 18.60%)
- High Blood Pressure (7 people, 16.28%)
- Osteopenia (5 people, 11.63%)
- Gout (5 people, 11.63%)
- Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (4 people, 9.30%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Aspirin (15 people, 34.88%)
- Fosamax (13 people, 30.23%)
- Lisinopril (12 people, 27.91%)
- Norvasc (10 people, 23.26%)
- Lipitor (10 people, 23.26%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Dizziness (13 people, 30.23%)
- Cellulitis (13 people, 30.23%)
- Pain In Jaw (12 people, 27.91%)
- Pain (12 people, 27.91%)
- Rashes (10 people, 23.26%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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