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Review: could Niacin cause Varicose vein?

Summary: Varicose vein is found among people who take Niacin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, also take medication Synthroid, and have Hyperlipidaemia. We study 5,774 people who have side effects while taking Niacin from FDA and social media. Among them, 9 have Varicose vein. Find out below who they are, when they have Varicose vein and more.

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Niacin

Niacin has active ingredients of niacin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from 6,319 Niacin users)

Varicose vein

Varicose vein (veins that have become enlarged and tortuous) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, osteopenia, birth control, high blood pressure, pain. (latest reports from 2,338 Varicose vein patients)

On May, 4, 2015: 5,771 people reported to have side effects when taking Niacin. Among them, 9 people (0.16%) have Varicose Vein.

Trend of Varicose vein in Niacin reports

Time on Niacin when people have Varicose vein * :

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Gender of people who have Varicose vein when taking Niacin * :

FemaleMale
Varicose vein66.67%33.33%

Age of people who have Varicose vein when taking Niacin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Varicose vein0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%

Severity of Varicose vein when taking Niacin ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Varicose vein ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hyperlipidaemia (6 people, 66.67%)
  2. Hypothyroidism (4 people, 44.44%)
  3. Oedema (4 people, 44.44%)
  4. Senile osteoporosis (4 people, 44.44%)
  5. Osteoporosis (4 people, 44.44%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Synthroid (4 people, 44.44%)
  2. Furosemide (4 people, 44.44%)
  3. Actonel (4 people, 44.44%)
  4. Phenazopyridine hcl tab (4 people, 44.44%)
  5. Prolia (4 people, 44.44%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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