Vitamin d and Niacin drug interactions - from FDA reports

Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Vitamin d and Niacin together. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 144 people who take Vitamin d and Niacin from FDA, and is updated regularly.



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  • 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 ergocalciferol and niacin (the active ingredients of Vitamin d and Niacin, respectively), and Vitamin d and Niacin (the brand names). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are not considered.

What is Vitamin d?

Vitamin d has active ingredients of ergocalciferol. It is often used in rickets. (latest outcomes from Vitamin d 112,368 users)

What is Niacin?

Niacin has active ingredients of niacin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from Niacin 7,453 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, 20, 2019

144 people who take Vitamin d, Niacin are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

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

n/a

1 - 2 years:
  1. Pneumonia
2 - 5 years:

n/a

5 - 10 years:

n/a

10+ years:

n/a

not specified:
  1. Dyspepsia (indigestion)
  2. Dyspnoea exertional (breathlessness or shortness of breath)
  3. Eating disorder
  4. Feeling jittery
  5. Fungal infection
  6. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (stomach contents (food or liquid) leak backwards from the stomach into the oesophagus)
  7. Graft loss (graft failure)
  8. Head injury
  9. Heart rate increased
  10. Hepatic enzyme increased

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

male:
  1. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  2. Dizziness
  3. Weight increased
  4. Abdominal pain upper
  5. Activities of daily living impaired
  6. Acute myocardial infarction (acute heart attack)
  7. Agoraphobia (extreme or irrational fear of crowded spaces or enclosed public places)
  8. Anaemia (lack of blood)
  9. Arthritis (form of joint disorder that involves inflammation of one or more joints)
  10. Arthropathy

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:

n/a

2-9:

n/a

10-19:
  1. Hepatic enzyme increased
  2. Kidney infection
  3. Oesophageal candidiasis (fungal infection of oesophagus)
  4. Proctitis (inflammation of the rectum and anus)
  5. Pulmonary embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung)
  6. Pulmonary infarction (death of a small area of lung)
20-29:

n/a

30-39:
  1. Abdominal discomfort
  2. Abdominal pain
  3. Abdominal pain upper
  4. Acne (skin problems that cause pimples)
  5. Alopecia (absence of hair from areas of the body)
  6. Anxiety
  7. Back pain
  8. Convulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body)
  9. Deep vein thrombosis (blood clot in a major vein that usually develops in the legs and/or pelvis)
  10. Dehydration (dryness resulting from the removal of water)
40-49:
  1. Arthralgia (joint pain)
  2. Flushing (the warm, red condition of human skin)
  3. Pain in extremity
  4. Anxiety
  5. Blood cholesterol decreased
  6. Breast hyperplasia (accumulation of abnormal cells in a breast duct)
  7. Breast neoplasm (non cancerous tumour of breast)
  8. Bronchitis (inflammation of the mucous membrane in the bronchial tubes)
  9. Cardiac failure congestive
  10. Chills (felling of cold)
50-59:
  1. Sleep disorder
  2. Activities of daily living impaired
  3. Adverse drug reaction
  4. Agoraphobia (extreme or irrational fear of crowded spaces or enclosed public places)
  5. Blood alkaline phosphatase increased
  6. Blood glucose increased
  7. Cognitive disorder (mental health disorders affects learning, memory, perception, and problem solving)
  8. Constipation
  9. Depression
  10. Dizziness
60+:
  1. Dizziness
  2. Diarrhoea
  3. Cardiac failure congestive
  4. Constipation
  5. Epistaxis (bleed from the nose)
  6. Gait disturbance
  7. Local swelling (swelling at the site of some application of substance or injury)
  8. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  9. Pain
  10. Pneumonia

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.


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

Drug effectiveness (drug is found to be effective) over time *:
Vitamin d:
  • < 1 month: 25% (1 of 4 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 16% (1 of 6 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 30% (3 of 10 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 42% (6 of 14 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 57% (8 of 14 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 57% (4 of 7 people)
  • 10+ years: 100% (2 of 2 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% (0 of 0 people)
Niacin:
  • < 1 month: 33% (1 of 3 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% (0 of 14 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 28% (2 of 7 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 28% (2 of 7 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 41% (5 of 12 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 28% (2 of 7 people)
  • 10+ years: 66% (2 of 3 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% (0 of 0 people)
Drug effectiveness (drug is found to be effective) by gender *:
Vitamin d:
  • female: 45% (14 of 31 people)
  • male: 42% (11 of 26 people)
Niacin:
  • female: 29% (9 of 31 people)
  • male: 22% (5 of 22 people)
Drug effectiveness (drug is found to be effective) by age *:
Vitamin d:
  • 0-1: 0.0% (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 100.0% (1 of 1 people)
  • 20-29: 0.0% (0 of 5 people)
  • 30-39: 33.0% (1 of 3 people)
  • 40-49: 44.0% (4 of 9 people)
  • 50-59: 45.0% (11 of 24 people)
  • 60+: 53.0% (8 of 15 people)
Niacin:
  • 0-1: 0.0% (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% (0 of 1 people)
  • 20-29: 0.0% (0 of 5 people)
  • 30-39: 33.0% (1 of 3 people)
  • 40-49: 11.0% (1 of 9 people)
  • 50-59: 30.0% (7 of 23 people)
  • 60+: 41.0% (5 of 12 people)
Race of the people *:
  • African American, Non-Hispanic: 1.18 %
  • American Indian/Alaska Native: 0.0 %
  • Asian: 0.0 %
  • Hispanic: 1.18 %
  • Native Hawaiians/Pacific Islanders: 0.0 %
  • Two or more races: 1.78 %
  • White, Non-Hispanic: 95.86 %

* Approximation only.


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