Review: could Niacin cause Tingling in hands or feet (Numbness in hands or feet)?
Summary: Tingling in hands or feet is reported only by a few people who take Niacin.
We study 5,769 people who have side effects while taking Niacin from FDA and social media. Find out below who they are, when they have Tingling in hands or feet and more.
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Niacin has active ingredients of niacin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from 6,316 Niacin users)
Tingling in hands or feet
On Jan, 31, 2015: 5,769 people reported to have side effects when taking Niacin. Among them, 1 people (0.02%) has Tingling In Hands Or Feet.
Time on Niacin when people have Tingling in hands or feet * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Tingling in hands or feet||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Tingling in hands or feet when taking Niacin * :
|Tingling in hands or feet||0.00%||100.00% |
Age of people who have Tingling in hands or feet when taking Niacin * :
|Tingling in hands or feet||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00% |
Severity of Tingling in hands or feet when taking Niacin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Tingling in hands or feet||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Tingling in hands or feet ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Blood thinner (1 people, 100.00%)
- High blood cholesterol and triglycerides (1 people, 100.00%)
- Anxiety disorder (1 people, 100.00%)
- Anxiety, apprehension, feeling uptight, jitters, stress, stress and anxiety, tension (1 people, 100.00%)
- Diabetes mellitus (1 people, 100.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Norvasc (1 people, 100.00%)
- Lisinopril (1 people, 100.00%)
- Tricor (1 people, 100.00%)
- Aspirin (1 people, 100.00%)
- Xanax (1 people, 100.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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