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Review: could Niaspan cause Memory loss?

We study 41,168 people who have side effects while taking Niaspan from FDA and social media. Among them, 145 have Memory loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Memory loss and more.

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Niaspan

Niaspan (latest outcomes from 41,696 users) has active ingredients of niacin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.

Memory loss

Memory loss (latest reports from 467,146 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, high blood pressure, pain, high blood cholesterol.

On Oct, 13, 2014: 41,164 people reported to have side effects when taking Niaspan. Among them, 145 people (0.35%) have Memory Loss.

Trend of Memory loss in Niaspan reports

Time on Niaspan when people have Memory loss * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Memory loss33.33%20.00%0.00%0.00%26.67%20.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Memory loss when taking Niaspan * :

FemaleMale
Memory loss49.70%50.30%

Age of people who have Memory loss when taking Niaspan * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Memory loss0.00%0.00%0.00%1.64%0.82%19.67%23.77%54.10%

Severity of Memory loss when taking Niaspan ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Memory loss0.00%57.14%42.86%0.00%

How people recovered from Memory loss ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Memory loss0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Blood cholesterol increased (29 people, 20.00%)
  2. Smoking cessation therapy (15 people, 10.34%)
  3. Hypertension (13 people, 8.97%)
  4. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (12 people, 8.28%)
  5. Depression (12 people, 8.28%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (84 people, 57.93%)
  2. Lipitor (49 people, 33.79%)
  3. Plavix (34 people, 23.45%)
  4. Prilosec (33 people, 22.76%)
  5. Crestor (30 people, 20.69%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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