Niaspan and Enlarged spleen - from FDA reports


Enlarged spleen is found among people who take Niaspan, especially for people who are male, 60+ old also take medication Omeprazole, and have Bone disorder. This review analyzes which people have Enlarged spleen with Niaspan. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 43,037 people who have side effects when taking Niaspan from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 12, 2017

43,037 people reported to have side effects when taking Niaspan.
Among them, 18 people (0.04%) have Enlarged Spleen

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Niaspan cause Enlarged spleen?

Gender of people who have Enlarged Spleen when taking Niaspan *:

  • female: 5.88 %
  • male: 94.12 %

Age of people who have Enlarged Spleen when taking Niaspan *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 14.29 %
  • 50-59: 14.29 %
  • 60+: 71.43 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Bone Disorder (8 people, 44.44%)
  • Type 2 Diabetes (2 people, 11.11%)
  • Nausea And Vomiting (2 people, 11.11%)
  • Nausea (2 people, 11.11%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (2 people, 11.11%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Omeprazole (11 people, 61.11%)
  • Aspirin (10 people, 55.56%)
  • Novolog (9 people, 50.00%)
  • Motrin (9 people, 50.00%)
  • Lantus (9 people, 50.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Thrombocytopenia (12 people, 66.67%)
  • Pneumonia (12 people, 66.67%)
  • Pain (10 people, 55.56%)
  • Infection (10 people, 55.56%)
  • Anaemia (10 people, 55.56%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Do you have Enlarged spleen when taking Niaspan?


Niaspan has active ingredients of niacin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from Niaspan 43,976 users)

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