Niaspan and Gout - from FDA reports


Summary

Gout is found among people who take Niaspan, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have High density lipoprotein decreased. This review analyzes which people have Gout 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 Jul, 17, 2017

43,037 people reported to have side effects when taking Niaspan.
Among them, 230 people (0.53%) have Gout


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Niaspan cause Gout?

Time on Niaspan when people have Gout *:

  • < 1 month: 27.59 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 24.14 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 6.9 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 27.59 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 13.79 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Gout when taking Niaspan *:

  • female: 17.04 %
  • male: 82.96 %

Age of people who have Gout when taking Niaspan *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 1.69 %
  • 40-49: 10.17 %
  • 50-59: 33.9 %
  • 60+: 54.24 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Density Lipoprotein Decreased (53 people, 23.04%)
  • Low Density Lipoprotein Increased (15 people, 6.52%)
  • Dyslipidaemia (8 people, 3.48%)
  • Diabetes (7 people, 3.04%)
  • Heart Attack (6 people, 2.61%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (70 people, 30.43%)
  • Allopurinol (46 people, 20.00%)
  • Crestor (38 people, 16.52%)
  • Lisinopril (36 people, 15.65%)
  • Lipitor (27 people, 11.74%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Skin Blushing/flushing (74 people, 32.17%)
  • Pain In Extremity (29 people, 12.61%)
  • Itching (25 people, 10.87%)
  • Rashes (21 people, 9.13%)
  • Feeling Hot (21 people, 9.13%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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