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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 5,766 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

Niacin has active ingredients of niacin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from Niacin 6,312 users)

Tingling in hands or feet

On Nov, 28, 2014: 5,766 people reported to have side effects when taking Niacin. Among them, 1 people (0.02%) has Tingling In Hands Or Feet.

Trend of Tingling in hands or feet in Niacin reports

Time on Niacin when people have Tingling in hands or feet * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Tingling in hands or feet0.00%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 * :

FemaleMale
Tingling in hands or feet0.00%100.00%

Age of people who have Tingling in hands or feet when taking Niacin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Tingling in hands or feet0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

Severity of Tingling in hands or feet when taking Niacin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Tingling in hands or feet0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Tingling in hands or feet ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Blood thinner (1 people, 100.00%)
  2. High blood cholesterol and triglycerides (1 people, 100.00%)
  3. Anxiety disorder (1 people, 100.00%)
  4. Anxiety, apprehension, feeling uptight, jitters, stress, stress and anxiety, tension (1 people, 100.00%)
  5. Diabetes mellitus (1 people, 100.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Norvasc (1 people, 100.00%)
  2. Lisinopril (1 people, 100.00%)
  3. Tricor (1 people, 100.00%)
  4. Aspirin (1 people, 100.00%)
  5. Xanax (1 people, 100.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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