Niacin and Magnesium drug interactions - from FDA reports

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Niacin and Magnesium together. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 198 people who take Niacin and Magnesium from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Dec, 27, 2018

198 people who take Niacin, Magnesium are studied.

Number of reports submitted per year:

Niacin and Magnesium drug interactions.

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

  1. Abdominal pain
  2. Anxiety
  3. Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
  4. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (stomach contents (food or liquid) leak backwards from the stomach into the oesophagus)
  5. Arrhythmia (irregular heartbeat)
  6. Arthralgia (joint pain)
  7. Dizziness
  8. Emphysema (chronic respiratory disease - over inflation of the air sacs (alveoli) in the lungs)
  9. Intervertebral disc degeneration (spinal disc degeneration)
  10. Pain in extremity

Most common drug interactions by age *:





  1. Hepatic enzyme increased
  2. Kidney infection
  3. Pulmonary embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung)
  4. Pulmonary infarction (death of a small area of lung)
  1. Pruritus (severe itching of the skin)
  1. Blood magnesium decreased
  2. Blood potassium decreased
  3. Blood test abnormal
  4. Decreased appetite
  5. Fall
  6. Movement disorder (neurological syndromes where they may be excess of movement or a paucity of movement that is not connected to weakness)
  7. Arthralgia (joint pain)
  8. Depression
  9. Grip strength decreased
  10. Acne (skin problems that cause pimples)
  1. Back pain
  2. Burning sensation
  3. Deep vein thrombosis (blood clot in a major vein that usually develops in the legs and/or pelvis)
  4. Drug ineffective
  5. Inflammation
  6. Mental disorder (a psychological term for a mental or behavioural pattern or anomaly that causes distress or disability)
  7. Muscular weakness (muscle weakness)
  8. Oedema peripheral (superficial swelling)
  9. Pain in extremity
  10. Pelvic pain
  1. Multiple sclerosis (a nervous system disease that affects your brain and spinal cord. it damages the myelin sheath)
  2. Pain
  3. Back pain
  4. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  5. Hypoaesthesia (reduced sense of touch or sensation)
  6. Paraesthesia (sensation of tingling, tickling, prickling, pricking, or burning of a person's skin with no apparent long-term physical effect)
  7. Drug effect decreased
  8. Rash macular (small, flat red spots)
  9. Blindness unilateral
  10. Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
  1. Coronary artery disease (plaque building up along the inner walls of the arteries of the heart, which narrows the arteries and restricts blood flow to the heart)
  2. Arrhythmia (irregular heartbeat)
  3. Intervertebral disc degeneration (spinal disc degeneration)
  4. Abdominal pain
  5. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (a progressive disease that makes it hard to breathe)
  6. Diarrhoea
  7. Dizziness
  8. Insomnia (sleeplessness)
  9. Diverticulum (out pouching of a hollow (or a fluid-filled) structure in the body)
  10. Osteonecrosis of jaw (death of bone of jaw)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

FDA reports used in this study

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