Niacin and White blood cell count decreased - from FDA reports
White blood cell count decreased 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 Multiple sclerosis. This review analyzes which people have White blood cell count decreased 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 May, 09, 2017
6,579 people reported to have side effects when taking Niacin.
Among them, 42 people (0.64%) have White Blood Cell Count Decreased
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Niacin when people have White Blood Cell Count Decreased *:
- < 1 month: 0.0 %
- 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 100 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have White Blood Cell Count Decreased when taking Niacin *:
- female: 40.48 %
- male: 59.52 %
Age of people who have White Blood Cell Count Decreased when taking Niacin *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 0.0 %
- 30-39: 0.0 %
- 40-49: 0.0 %
- 50-59: 24.24 %
- 60+: 75.76 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Multiple Sclerosis (8 people, 19.05%)
- Muscle Spasticity (5 people, 11.90%)
- Osteoporosis (3 people, 7.14%)
- Kidney Transplant (2 people, 4.76%)
- Hyperlipidaemia (2 people, 4.76%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Aspirin (13 people, 30.95%)
- Omeprazole (11 people, 26.19%)
- Fish Oil (10 people, 23.81%)
- Gilenya (7 people, 16.67%)
- Baclofen (7 people, 16.67%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Haemoglobin Decreased (11 people, 26.19%)
- Breathing Difficulty (11 people, 26.19%)
- Weakness (10 people, 23.81%)
- Thrombocytopenia (10 people, 23.81%)
- Haematocrit Decreased (9 people, 21.43%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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