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Review: could Niaspan cause Enlarged spleen (Splenomegaly)?

Summary: Enlarged spleen is found among people who take Niaspan, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, also take medication Aspirin, and have Bone disorder.

We study 41,169 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 has active ingredients of niacin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from 41,699 Niaspan users)

Enlarged spleen

Enlarged spleen (enlargement of spleen) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, hiv infection, high blood pressure, hepatitis c, multiple sclerosis. (latest reports from 6,146 Enlarged spleen patients)

On Jan, 30, 2015: 41,169 people reported to have side effects when taking Niaspan. Among them, 13 people (0.03%) have Enlarged Spleen.

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 ** :

n/a

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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