Review: could Niacin cause Thin Blood?


Summary

Thin blood is found among people who take Niacin, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 10+ years, also take medication Aspirin, and have Prophylaxis . We study 6,675 people who have side effects while taking Niacin from FDA and social media. Among them, 159 have Thin blood. Find out below who they are, when they have Thin blood and more.

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Niacin

Niacin has active ingredients of niacin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from Niacin 7,255 users)

Thin Blood

Thin blood has been reported by people with multi-organ failure, disease progression, haemorrhage, pancytopenia, dehydration (latest reports from 109,642 Thin blood patients).

On Aug, 26, 2016

6,675 people reported to have side effects when taking Niacin.
Among them, 159 people (2.38%) have Thin Blood


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Niacin cause Thin blood?

Time on Niacin when people have Thin Blood *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 20 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 20 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 60 %

Gender of people who have Thin Blood when taking Niacin *:

  • female: 21.15 %
  • male: 78.85 %

Age of people who have Thin Blood when taking Niacin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 3.01 %
  • 40-49: 5.26 %
  • 50-59: 17.29 %
  • 60+: 74.44 %

Severity if Thin Blood when taking Niacin **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 100 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Thin Blood **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Prophylaxis (24 people)
  • Pain (19 people)
  • Prostate Cancer (18 people)
  • Bone Density Abnormal (15 people)
  • Multiple Myeloma (8 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (66 people)
  • Zometa (43 people)
  • Lipitor (38 people)
  • Zoloft (36 people)
  • Ambien (35 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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