Niacin and Thin blood - from FDA reports
Thin blood is found among people who take Niacin, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Aspirin, and have Preventive health care. This review analyzes which people have Thin blood with Niacin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 6,579 people who have side effects when taking Niacin from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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On Apr, 24, 2017
6,579 people reported to have side effects when taking Niacin.
Among them, 168 people (2.55%) have Thin Blood
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Niacin when people have Thin Blood *:
- < 1 month: 0.0 %
- 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 40 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 20 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 40 %
Gender of people who have Thin Blood when taking Niacin *:
- female: 20.73 %
- male: 79.27 %
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: 2.92 %
- 40-49: 5.11 %
- 50-59: 17.52 %
- 60+: 74.45 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Preventive Health Care (25 people, 14.88%)
- Pain (19 people, 11.31%)
- Prostate Cancer (18 people, 10.71%)
- Bone Density Abnormal (15 people, 8.93%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (9 people, 5.36%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Aspirin (69 people, 41.07%)
- Zometa (43 people, 25.60%)
- Lipitor (39 people, 23.21%)
- Zoloft (36 people, 21.43%)
- Ibuprofen (35 people, 20.83%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Pain (52 people, 30.95%)
- Stress And Anxiety (51 people, 30.36%)
- Joint Pain (47 people, 27.98%)
- Diarrhea (44 people, 26.19%)
- Fatigue (43 people, 25.60%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Do you have Thin blood when taking Niacin?
Niacin has active ingredients of niacin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from Niacin 7,436 users)
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