Niacin and Rosacea - from FDA reports


Rosacea is found among people who take Niacin, especially for people who are male, 60+ old also take medication Glucophage, and have Multiple myeloma. This review analyzes which people have Rosacea 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 Nov, 24, 2017

6,579 people reported to have side effects when taking Niacin.
Among them, 25 people (0.38%) have Rosacea

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Niacin cause Rosacea?

Gender of people who have Rosacea when taking Niacin *:

  • female: 16 %
  • male: 84 %

Age of people who have Rosacea when taking Niacin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 9.09 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 4.55 %
  • 50-59: 9.09 %
  • 60+: 77.27 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Myeloma (18 people, 72.00%)
  • Type 2 Diabetes (9 people, 36.00%)
  • Ill-Defined Disorder (2 people, 8.00%)
  • Back Pain (2 people, 8.00%)
  • Acne (2 people, 8.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zocor (20 people, 80.00%)
  • Glucophage (20 people, 80.00%)
  • Prilosec (19 people, 76.00%)
  • Nexium (19 people, 76.00%)
  • Lipitor (19 people, 76.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Stress And Anxiety (22 people, 88.00%)
  • Pain (22 people, 88.00%)
  • Musculoskeletal Discomfort (19 people, 76.00%)
  • Bone Disorder (19 people, 76.00%)
  • Diverticulum (18 people, 72.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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