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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.

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Niaspan

Niaspan (latest outcomes from 41,693 users) has active ingredients of niacin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.

Enlarged spleen

Enlarged spleen (enlargement of spleen) (latest reports from 39,283 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, hiv infection, high blood pressure, hepatitis c, multiple sclerosis.

On Aug, 23, 2014: 41,164 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 39,276 people who have Enlarged Spleen on eHealthMe.

Trend of Enlarged spleen in Niaspan reports

Time on Niaspan when people have Enlarged spleen * :

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

FemaleMale
Enlarged spleen0.00%100.00%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Enlarged spleen0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%16.67%16.67%66.67%

Severity of Enlarged spleen when taking Niaspan ** :

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How people recovered from Enlarged spleen ** :

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Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Bone disorder (7 people, 53.85%)
  2. Vomiting (2 people, 15.38%)
  3. Nausea (2 people, 15.38%)
  4. Anxiety (1 people, 7.69%)
  5. Arthritis (1 people, 7.69%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (9 people, 69.23%)
  2. Allopurinol (9 people, 69.23%)
  3. Omeprazole (9 people, 69.23%)
  4. Lantus (7 people, 53.85%)
  5. Meclizine (7 people, 53.85%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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