Niacin and Eczema - from FDA reports

Eczema is found among people who take Niacin, especially for people who are male, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Aspirin, and have Back pain. This review analyzes which people have Eczema with Niacin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 6,579 people who have side effects when taking Niacin from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 14, 2018

6,579 people reported to have side effects when taking Niacin.
Among them, 14 people (0.21%) have Eczema

Number of reports submitted per year:

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Time on Niacin when people have Eczema *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 50 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 50 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Eczema when taking Niacin *:

  • female: 35.71 %
  • male: 64.29 %

Age of people who have Eczema when taking Niacin *:

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

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Diabetes: 4 people, 28.57%
  • Back Pain: 4 people, 28.57%
  • Schizoaffective Disorder (a mental disorder characterized by disordered thought): 3 people, 21.43%
  • Convulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body): 3 people, 21.43%
  • Weight Loss: 2 people, 14.29%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin: 8 people, 57.14%
  • Zaroxolyn: 6 people, 42.86%
  • Altace: 6 people, 42.86%
  • Risperdal: 5 people, 35.71%
  • Premarin: 4 people, 28.57%

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Stress And Anxiety: 10 people, 71.43%
  • Pain: 8 people, 57.14%
  • Head Injury: 7 people, 50.00%
  • Diarrhea: 7 people, 50.00%
  • Constipation: 7 people, 50.00%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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