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Review: could Niacin cause Swelling face?

Summary: 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 pressure.

We study 5,770 people who have side effects while taking Niacin from FDA and social media. Among them, 40 have Swelling face. Find out below who they are, when they have Swelling face and more.

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Niacin

Niacin has active ingredients of niacin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from 6,317 Niacin users)

Swelling face

Swelling face has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, depression, pain, osteoporosis. (latest reports from 19,581 Swelling face patients)

On Mar, 29, 2015: 5,770 people reported to have side effects when taking Niacin. Among them, 40 people (0.69%) have Swelling Face.

Trend of Swelling face in Niacin reports

Time on Niacin when people have Swelling face * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Swelling face0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Swelling face when taking Niacin * :

FemaleMale
Swelling face63.41%36.59%

Age of people who have Swelling face when taking Niacin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Swelling face0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%9.38%3.12%28.12%59.38%

Severity of Swelling face when taking Niacin ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Swelling face ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (6 people, 15.00%)
  2. Gout (5 people, 12.50%)
  3. Hypothyroidism (4 people, 10.00%)
  4. Atrial fibrillation (4 people, 10.00%)
  5. Osteopenia (4 people, 10.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (15 people, 37.50%)
  2. Fosamax (11 people, 27.50%)
  3. Lisinopril (11 people, 27.50%)
  4. Lipitor (11 people, 27.50%)
  5. Plavix (9 people, 22.50%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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