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Review: could Niacin cause Swelling face?

We study 5,756 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 (latest outcomes from 6,303 users) has active ingredients of niacin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.

Swelling face

Swelling face (latest reports from 118,505 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, depression, pain, osteoporosis.

On Aug, 18, 2014: 5,753 people reported to have side effects when taking Niacin. Among them, 40 people (0.70%) have Swelling Face. They amount to 0.03% of all the 118,452 people who have Swelling Face on eHealthMe.

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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