Review: could Niaspan cause Enlarged spleen?
We study 41,164 people who have side effects while taking Niaspan from FDA and social media. Among them, 13 have Enlarged spleen. Find out below who they are, when they have Enlarged spleen and more.
Stay connected: get help anytime and anywhere for people who take Niaspan and have Enlarged spleen >>>
Niaspan (latest outcomes from 41,693 users) has active ingredients of niacin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.
Enlarged spleen (enlargement of spleen) (latest reports from 39,179 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, hiv infection, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, hepatitis c.
On Jul, 11, 2014: 41,163 people reported to have side effects when taking Niaspan. Among them, 13 people (0.03%) have Enlarged Spleen. They amount to 0.03% of all the 39,149 people who have Enlarged Spleen on eHealthMe.
Time on Niaspan when people have Enlarged spleen * :
Gender of people who have Enlarged spleen when taking Niaspan * :
|Enlarged spleen||0.00%||100.00% |
Age of people who have Enlarged spleen when taking Niaspan * :
|Enlarged spleen||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||16.67%||16.67%||66.67% |
Severity of Enlarged spleen when taking Niaspan ** :
How people recovered from Enlarged spleen ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Bone disorder (7 people, 53.85%)
- Vomiting (2 people, 15.38%)
- Nausea (2 people, 15.38%)
- Anxiety (1 people, 7.69%)
- Arthritis (1 people, 7.69%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (9 people, 69.23%)
- Allopurinol (9 people, 69.23%)
- Omeprazole (9 people, 69.23%)
- Lantus (7 people, 53.85%)
- Meclizine (7 people, 53.85%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.
You can also:
Get connected! Join a mobile support group:
- group for people who take Niaspan and have Enlarged Spleen
- group for people who take Niaspan
- group for people who have Enlarged Spleen
Comments from related studies:
From this study (2 days ago):
Was on Metformin (1000 mg per day), which was recently increased with a goal of 2000 mg per day (gradual increase). In the AM, I usually start with a cup of coffee, then breakfast, followed by more coffee (two cups per day). I take metformin immediately following meals. I fix up my coffee with organic half & half, and pure stevia. When drinking coffee, or dairy products, I experience severe upset stomach, without bowl and abdominal sounds. Is it possible I developed a form of lactose intolerance? This is the "only" dairy I use and prefer to use unsweetened almond milk in place of dairy, except for coffee. This morning, as an experiment, I decided not to fix any coffee and the symptoms have subsided so far today.
From this study (1 month ago):
Tremor rather moderate came on 6 weeks ago suddenly
From this study (2 months ago):
Muscle ache makes it difficult to sleep or do anything
Post a new comment OR Read more comments
Can you answer these questions (what is this?):
- Does bcaa cause migraines?
I took 3 capsules of BCAA and within the next hour I developed a very aggressive migraine. Believing the migraine may have been separate to the tablets, I took another 3 capsules the next day and again within 1 hour I developed a very aggressive migraines. Has anyone had a similar adverse reactio ...
- Can prolonged use of warfarin cause liver and spleen damage
I was on warfarin for ten years. they now found that I have cirrhosis of the liver my spleen is very enlarged can this all be caused by the prolonged use of the warfarin. Doctors giving me the run around but under my ribs is killing me and they just say take pain meds and go away
- Will taking a fiber supplement at the same time as niaspan create a problem/interaction
I have been told that taking a fiber supplement at the same time as taking Niaspan will limit the effects of the Niaspan. I need to know so that I can change the order in which I take my meds and supplements if needed.
More questions for: Niaspan, Enlarged spleen
You may be interested at these reviews (what is this?):
- Niacin induced thrombocytopena
On peritoneal dialysis, 40mg Lipitor and 3000mg Niaspan. Platelets decreased to 12 and residual renal function fell off a cliff. Examination of patient's records for 10+ years showed long term platelet decline. Niaspan discontinued, platelets recovered to 120-200 (varies depending on sample) and ...
More reviews for: Niaspan, Enlarged spleen
On eHealthMe, Niaspan (niacin) is often used for high blood cholesterol. Find out below the conditions Niaspan is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
What is Niaspan used for and how effective is it:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
Could it be a symptom from a condition:
Drugs in real world that are associated with:
Could your condition cause it?
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
WARNING: Please DO NOT STOP MEDICATIONS without first consulting a physician since doing so could be hazardous to your health.
DISCLAIMER: All material available on eHealthMe.com is for informational purposes only, and is not a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment provided by a qualified healthcare provider. All information is observation-only, and has not been supported by scientific studies or clinical trials unless otherwise stated. Different individuals may respond to medication in different ways. Every effort has been made to ensure that all information is accurate, up-to-date, and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect. The use of the eHealthMe site and its content is at your own risk.
You may report adverse side effects to the FDA at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch/ or 1-800-FDA-1088 (1-800-332-1088).
If you use this eHealthMe study on publication, please acknowledge it with a citation: study title, URL, accessed date.