Review: could Niaspan cause Gout?
Summary: Gout is found among people who take Niaspan, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Aspirin, and have High density lipoprotein decreased.
We study 41,171 people who have side effects while taking Niaspan from FDA and social media. Among them, 225 have Gout. Find out below who they are, when they have Gout and more.
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Niaspan has active ingredients of niacin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from 41,701 Niaspan users)
Gout (uric acid crystals building up in the body) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, pain, diabetes. (latest reports from 13,678 Gout patients)
On Mar, 5, 2015: 41,169 people reported to have side effects when taking Niaspan. Among them, 225 people (0.55%) have Gout.
Time on Niaspan when people have Gout * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Gout when taking Niaspan * :
Age of people who have Gout when taking Niaspan * :
Severity of Gout when taking Niaspan ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Gout ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- High density lipoprotein decreased (74 people, 32.89%)
- Blood triglycerides increased (53 people, 23.56%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (48 people, 21.33%)
- Gout (26 people, 11.56%)
- Hypertension (26 people, 11.56%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (137 people, 60.89%)
- Allopurinol (64 people, 28.44%)
- Crestor (55 people, 24.44%)
- Lisinopril (45 people, 20.00%)
- Lipitor (32 people, 14.22%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
Could your condition cause:
- A study of side effects of Amlodipine Besylate for a 75-year old woman with High Blood Pressure. The patient has Gout (uric acid crystals building up in the body)
- A study of side effects of Vitamin B3 for a 35-year old man with Ringworm. The patient has Bisters, Fissures, And Hardened Skin On My Fingers. Ringworm On My Upper Arms And Legs.
- A study of drug interactions between Vitamin D, Lexapro, Lamictal, Prilosec, Simvastatin, Niaspan, Levoxyl, Actos, Januvia, Metformin Hydrochloride for a 64-year old man with Abdominal Pain Lower, Anxiety Disorder, Mood Disorder, Gerd, Hypercholesterolemia, High Trigylycerides, Hypothyroidism - Primary, Diabetes Mellitus Non Insulin-dependent, Diabetes. The patient has Low Platelet Count
- A study of side effects of Niaspan for a 54-year old woman with Lower Cholesterol. The patient has Rheumatoid Arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints)
- A study of drug interactions between Niacin, Ibuprofen for a 48-year old man with Familial Hypertriglyceridaemia, Pain - Back. The patient has Back Injury
Recent Niaspan related drug comparison:
- Comparions of Sodium Bicarbonate, Ropinirole Hydrochloride, Niacin, Metformin, Lidoderm for a 64-year old man who has Medical
- Comparions of Losartan Potassium, Pravastatin Sodium, Testosterone, Niacin, Metoprolol Succinate for a 77-year old man who has High Blood Pressure
- Comparions of Niacin, Aggrenox for a 59-year old woman who has Stroke
- Comparions of Niacin, Invega Sustenna for a 40-year old man who has Schizophrenia, Paranoid Type
- Comparions of Vitamin B7, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B1 for a 79-year old man who has Acute Brain Syndrome, Acute Confusional State, Delirium
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