Niaspan and Drowsiness - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data
Drowsiness is found among people who take Niaspan, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month.
The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Niaspan and have Drowsiness. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 44,388 people who have side effects when taking Niaspan from the FDA, and is updated regularly. You can use the study as a second opinion to make health care decisions.
Phase IV trials are used to detect adverse drug outcomes and monitor drug effectiveness in the real world. With medical big data and AI algorithms, eHealthMe is running millions of phase IV trials and makes the results available to the public. Our original studies have been referenced on 600+ medical publications including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature.
44,388 people reported to have side effects when taking Niaspan.
Among them, 298 people (0.67%) have Drowsiness.
What is Niaspan?
Niaspan has active ingredients of niacin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. eHealthMe is studying from 45,339 Niaspan users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.
What is Drowsiness?
Drowsiness is found to be associated with 4,282 drugs and 4,572 conditions by eHealthMe.
Number of Niaspan and Drowsiness reports submitted per year:
Time on Niaspan when people have Drowsiness *:
Gender of people who have Drowsiness when taking Niaspan*:
Age of people who have Drowsiness when taking Niaspan *:
Common drugs people take besides Niaspan *:
Common side effects people have besides Drowsiness *:
Common conditions people have *:
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
Do you take Niaspan and have Drowsiness?Check whether Drowsiness is associated with a drug or a condition
How to use the study?
You can discuss the study with your doctor, to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.
Related publications that referenced our studies
- Loebl T, Raskin S, "A novel case report: acute manic psychotic episode after treatment with niacin", The Journal of neuropsychiatry and clinical neurosciences, 2013 Jan .
How severe was Drowsiness and when was it recovered:
Expand to all the drugs that have ingredients of niacin:
- Drowsiness and drugs with ingredients of niacin (465 reports)
Alternative drugs to, pros and cons of Niaspan:
- Niaspan (45,339 reports)
Common Niaspan side effects:
- Skin blushing/flushing (a sudden reddening of the face, neck): 18,900 reports
- Itching: 6,702 reports
- Rashes (redness): 4,298 reports
- Dizziness: 1,746 reports
Browse all side effects of Niaspan:a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z
Drowsiness treatments and more:
- Drowsiness (229,544 reports)
COVID vaccines that are related to Drowsiness:
- Drowsiness in Moderna COVID Vaccine
- Drowsiness in Pfizer BioNTech Covid Vaccine
- Drowsiness in Johnson and Johnson Covid Vaccine
Common drugs associated with Drowsiness:
- Lyrica: 11,761 reports
- Aspirin: 8,204 reports
- Gabapentin: 7,912 reports
- Prednisone: 6,745 reports
- Metformin: 6,419 reports
- Omeprazole: 6,073 reports
- Cymbalta: 5,290 reports
- Tramadol: 5,132 reports
- Seroquel: 5,082 reports
- Lisinopril: 4,959 reports
All the drugs that are associated with Drowsiness:
- Drowsiness (4,282 drugs)
Common conditions associated with Drowsiness:
- Pain: 11,673 reports
- Depression: 10,756 reports
- Multiple sclerosis: 8,578 reports
- High blood pressure: 8,449 reports
- Stress and anxiety: 6,141 reports
All the conditions that are associated with Drowsiness:
- Drowsiness (4,572 conditions)
How the study uses the data?
The study uses data from the FDA. It is based on niacin (the active ingredients of Niaspan) and Niaspan (the brand name). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are not considered. Dosage of drugs is not considered in the study.
Who is eHealthMe?
With medical big data and proven AI algorithms, eHealthMe provides a platform for everyone to run phase IV clinical trials. We study millions of patients and 5,000 more each day. Results of our real-world drug study have been referenced on 600+ medical publications, including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature. Our analysis results are available to researchers, health care professionals, patients (testimonials), and software developers (open API).
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