Niacin and Vitamin c drug interactions - from FDA reports

Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Niacin and Vitamin c together. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 105 people who take Niacin and Vitamin c from FDA, and is updated regularly.



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Healthcare data is obtained from a number of sources including the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). This information is aggregated and used to produce personalized reports that patients can reference.

The information that eHealthMe collects includes:

  • Side effects (including severity and how people recover from them)
  • Associated conditions or symptoms
  • Drug effectiveness
  • Demographic data regarding drug use

How the study uses the data?

The study is based on niacin and l-ascorbic acid (the active ingredients of Niacin and Vitamin c, respectively), and Niacin and Vitamin c (the brand names). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are not considered.

What is Niacin?

Niacin has active ingredients of niacin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from Niacin 7,453 users)

What is Vitamin c?

Vitamin c has active ingredients of l-ascorbic acid. It is often used in vitamin supplementation. (latest outcomes from Vitamin c 35,692 users)

How to use the study?

Patients can bring a copy of the report to their healthcare provider to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood. It is recommended that patients use the information presented as a part of a broader decision-making process.


On Mar, 09, 2019

105 people who take Niacin, Vitamin c are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Niacin and Vitamin c drug interactions.

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:

n/a

1 - 6 months:
  1. Flushing (the warm, red condition of human skin)
  2. Insomnia (sleeplessness)
  3. Local swelling (swelling at the site of some application of substance or injury)
  4. Palpitations (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing)
  5. Pruritus (severe itching of the skin)
  6. Restlessness (not able to rest)
  7. Skin burning sensation
  8. Thermal burn (burn by heat)
  9. Urticaria (rash of round, red welts on the skin that itch intensely)
6 - 12 months:

n/a

1 - 2 years:

n/a

2 - 5 years:

n/a

5 - 10 years:

n/a

10+ years:

n/a

not specified:
  1. Dizziness
  2. Sleep disorder
  3. Tinnitus (a ringing in the ears)
  4. Tongue disorder (disease of tongue)
  5. Weight decreased
  6. Psoriasis (immune-mediated disease that affects the skin)
  7. Abasia (inability to walk)
  8. Abnormal behaviour
  9. Abnormal dreams
  10. Accident

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  1. Depression
  2. Diarrhoea
  3. Dysphonia (speech disorder attributable to a disorder of phonation)
  4. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  5. Flushing (the warm, red condition of human skin)
  6. Headache (pain in head)
  7. Palpitations (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing)
  8. Pyrexia (fever)
  9. Abdominal distension
  10. Anxiety
male:
  1. Dizziness
  2. Drug ineffective
  3. Haemoglobin decreased
  4. Pain
  5. Pneumonia
  6. Pruritus (severe itching of the skin)
  7. Asthenia (weakness)
  8. Disturbance in attention
  9. Fall
  10. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:

n/a

2-9:

n/a

10-19:

n/a

20-29:

n/a

40-49:
  1. Depression
  2. Dysgeusia (disorder of the sense of taste)
  3. Headache (pain in head)
  4. Abdominal pain upper
  5. Accident
  6. Agitation (state of anxiety or nervous excitement)
  7. Anaemia (lack of blood)
  8. Anorexia (eating disorder characterized by immoderate food restriction and irrational fear of gaining weight)
  9. Anxiety
  10. Arthralgia (joint pain)
50-59:
  1. Frequent bowel movements
  2. Hyperphagia (an abnormal appetite for food)
  3. Loss of consciousness
  4. Muscle spasms (muscle contraction)
  5. Myocardial infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)
  6. Palpitations (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing)
  7. Pruritus (severe itching of the skin)
  8. Pyrexia (fever)
  9. Rib fracture
  10. Tongue disorder (disease of tongue)
60+:
  1. Drug ineffective
  2. Back pain
  3. Blood testosterone decreased
  4. Blood urine present
  5. Condition
  6. Depression
  7. Diverticulum (out pouching of a hollow (or a fluid-filled) structure in the body)
  8. Dyspnoea exertional (breathlessness or shortness of breath)
  9. Haematocrit decreased
  10. Haemorrhage (bleeding)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.


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Results from eHealthMe (non-FDA) reports of taking Niacin and Vitamin c together

Drug effectiveness (drug is found to be effective) over time *:
Niacin:
  • < 1 month: 25% (1 of 4 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 16% (1 of 6 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% (0 of 1 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% (0 of 1 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0% (0 of 2 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 66% (2 of 3 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% (0 of 1 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% (0 of 0 people)
Vitamin c:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% (0 of 2 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 25% (1 of 4 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 50% (2 of 4 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0% (0 of 3 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0% (0 of 0 people)
  • 10+ years: 28% (2 of 7 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% (0 of 0 people)
Drug effectiveness (drug is found to be effective) by gender *:
Niacin:
  • female: 18% (2 of 11 people)
  • male: 28% (2 of 7 people)
Vitamin c:
  • female: 45% (5 of 11 people)
  • male: 0.0% (0 of 9 people)
Drug effectiveness (drug is found to be effective) by age *:
Niacin:
  • 0-1: 0.0% (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% (0 of 0 people)
  • 20-29: 0.0% (0 of 5 people)
  • 30-39: 25.0% (1 of 4 people)
  • 40-49: 100.0% (1 of 1 people)
  • 50-59: 0.0% (0 of 3 people)
  • 60+: 40.0% (2 of 5 people)
Vitamin c:
  • 0-1: 0.0% (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% (0 of 0 people)
  • 20-29: 0.0% (0 of 5 people)
  • 30-39: 25.0% (1 of 4 people)
  • 40-49: 100.0% (1 of 1 people)
  • 50-59: 66.0% (2 of 3 people)
  • 60+: 14.0% (1 of 7 people)
Race of the people *:
  • African American, Non-Hispanic: 1.49 %
  • American Indian/Alaska Native: 0.0 %
  • Asian: 0.0 %
  • Hispanic: 0.0 %
  • Native Hawaiians/Pacific Islanders: 0.0 %
  • Two or more races: 0.0 %
  • White, Non-Hispanic: 98.51 %

* Approximation only.


Related studies

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Male: 0-1 2-9 10-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50-59 60+


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