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Niaspan (Niacin Extended-Release) - Coronary Artery Occlusion - Suspected Cause - Side Effect Reports

 
 



Index of reports > Cases with Coronary Artery Occlusion ()

Below is the selection of side effect reports (a.k.a. adverse event reports) related to Niaspan (Niacin Extended-Release) where reactions include coronary artery occlusion. The selected reports were submitted to the FDA during the sample period of about a year.

Possible Niaspan side effects in male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-08-03

Patient: male, weighing 79.5 kg (174.8 pounds)

Reactions: Burning Sensation, Coronary Artery Occlusion, Feeling Hot, Erythema

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Niaspan

Other drugs received by patient: Simvastatin; Lotrel



Possible Niaspan side effects in male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-07-27

Patient: male, weighing 79.5 kg (174.8 pounds)

Reactions: Burning Sensation, Feeling Hot, Coronary Artery Occlusion, Erythema

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Niaspan

Other drugs received by patient: Simvastatin; Lotrel



Possible Niaspan side effects in male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-07-05

Patient: male, weighing 102.2 kg (224.7 pounds)

Reactions: Coronary Artery Occlusion

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Niaspan

Other drugs received by patient: Aspirin; Spirlactone; Metapril; Plavix; Benacor; Lipitor; Protonix



Possible Niaspan side effects in male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-06-29

Patient: male

Reactions: Chest Discomfort, Dyspnoea, Coronary Artery Occlusion

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Niaspan

Other drugs received by patient: Effient; Acid Reflux MED; Simvastatin; Ramipril



Possible Niaspan side effects in male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-04-03

Patient: male, weighing 81.7 kg (179.8 pounds)

Reactions: Flushing, Pruritus, Feeling Hot, Coronary Artery Occlusion, Paraesthesia

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Niaspan
    Indication: LOW Density Lipoprotein Increased

Niaspan
    Indication: Arteriosclerosis
    Start date: 2012-01-01

Other drugs received by patient: Crestor; Aspirin; Lisinopril; Metformin HCL



Possible Niaspan side effects in male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-03-30

Patient: male, weighing 99.9 kg (219.7 pounds)

Reactions: Abdominal Hernia, Abdominal Pain, Viral Infection, Vomiting, Pulmonary Embolism, Skin Burning Sensation, Hernia, Incision Site Pain, Flushing, Abdominal Strangulated Hernia, Diarrhoea, Incision Site Complication, Coronary Artery Occlusion, Dehydration, Thrombosis in Device

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Niaspan

Niaspan
    Indication: High Density Lipoprotein Decreased
    Start date: 2006-01-01

Niaspan
    Indication: LOW Density Lipoprotein Increased
    End date: 2009-01-01

Other drugs received by patient: Lovastatin; Plavix; Aspirin; Coumadin



Possible Niaspan side effects in 52 year old male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-03-11

Patient: 52 year old male, weighing 88.0 kg (193.6 pounds)

Reactions: LIP Swelling, Vascular Occlusion, Tinnitus, Urticaria, Myalgia, Coronary Artery Occlusion, Chest Pain, Myocardial Infarction, Muscle Spasms, Dyspnoea, Chest Discomfort, Nausea, Pain in Extremity, Paraesthesia, Flushing, Mobility Decreased

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Niaspan
    Dosage: 1 tab (1000 mg), 1 tab (500 mg) qhs (1500 mg 1 tab (1000 mg), 1 tab 500 mg qhs
    Start date: 2010-01-01
    End date: 2011-07-01

Omeprazole
    Administration route: Oral

Crestor
    Administration route: Oral

Ranolazine
    Administration route: Oral

Lisinopril
    Administration route: Oral

Niaspan
    Dosage: 1 tab (1000 mg), 1 tab (500 mg) qhs (1500 mg 1 tab (1000 mg), 1 tab 500 mg qhs
    Start date: 2012-02-08

Niaspan
    Start date: 2008-01-01
    End date: 2008-01-01

Other drugs received by patient: Atorvastatin Calcium; Isosorbide Dinitrate; Simvastatin; Clopidogrel Bisulfate; Ezetimibe; Acetylsalicylic Acid SRT; Simvastatin; EYE Caps Vitamins



Possible Niaspan side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-02-29

Patient: female, weighing 83.5 kg (183.8 pounds)

Reactions: Back Pain, Flushing, Pruritus, Feeling Hot, Urinary Tract Infection, Coronary Artery Occlusion, Arteriosclerosis

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Niaspan
    Indication: Device Occlusion

Niaspan
    Dosage: 500 mg
    Indication: Blood Cholesterol
    Start date: 2012-01-11

Other drugs received by patient: Plavix; Aspirin; Hydrochlorothiazide; Potassium Chloride; Zocor; Tagamet



Possible Niaspan side effects in male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-02-20

Patient: male

Reactions: Ischaemic Cardiomyopathy, Dyspnoea, Dementia, Hypophagia, Coronary Artery Occlusion, Renal Failure Chronic, Myocardial Infarction

Adverse event resulted in: death, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Niaspan
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: High Density Lipoprotein Decreased
    End date: 2012-02-04

Trilipix
    Indication: LOW Density Lipoprotein Increased

Niaspan
    Indication: LOW Density Lipoprotein Increased

Trilipix
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: High Density Lipoprotein Decreased
    End date: 2012-02-04

Other drugs received by patient: Spiriva; Unknown Nebulization Medication; Imdur; Haloperidol; Hydralazine HCL; Unknown Inhaler; Carvedilol; Citalopram Hydrobromide



Possible Niaspan side effects in male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-02-17

Patient: male, weighing 88.1 kg (193.8 pounds)

Reactions: LIP Swelling, Chest Discomfort, Dyspnoea, Tinnitus, Pain in Extremity, Nausea, Urticaria, Paraesthesia, Flushing, Myalgia, Chest Pain, Coronary Artery Occlusion, Myocardial Infarction, Mobility Decreased

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Niaspan
    Dosage: 1 tab(1000mg); 1 tab (500mg) qhs
    Start date: 2012-02-08

Niaspan
    Dosage: 1 tab (1000mg) ; 1 tab (500mg) qhs
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication
    Start date: 2010-01-01
    End date: 2011-07-01

Ranolazine
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Crestor
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Niaspan
    Dosage: every night
    Start date: 2008-01-01
    End date: 2008-01-01

Other drugs received by patient: Metformin HCL; Plavix; EYE Caps Vitamins; Zetia; Isosorbide Dinitrate; Aspirin; Omeprazole; Zocor; Simvastatin; Prinivil; Lisinopril; Zocor; Lipitor



Possible Niaspan side effects in male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-02-10

Patient: male, weighing 79.5 kg (174.8 pounds)

Reactions: Vomiting, Nausea, Stent Placement, Cardiac Stress Test Abnormal, Cardiac Operation, Loss of Consciousness, Convulsion, Flushing, Sleep Disorder, Coronary Artery Occlusion, Myocardial Infarction

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Niaspan
    Indication: High Density Lipoprotein Decreased
    Start date: 2010-11-01
    End date: 2011-05-01

Niaspan
    Start date: 2010-11-01
    End date: 2011-05-01

Other drugs received by patient: Coreg; Elanapril; Vytorin; Aspirin; Plavix



Possible Niaspan side effects in male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-01-18

Patient: male, weighing 97.6 kg (214.7 pounds)

Reactions: Rash Generalised, Coronary Artery Occlusion, Faeces Discoloured

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Simcor
    Dosage: 500/20ng at bedtime
    Indication: LOW Density Lipoprotein Increased

Niaspan
    Dosage: qhs
    Indication: LOW Density Lipoprotein Increased
    Start date: 2012-01-05

Other drugs received by patient: Aspirin; Vitamin B-12; Toprol-XL; Lipitor; Ramipril; Plavix



Possible Niaspan side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-01-03

Patient: female, weighing 72.6 kg (159.8 pounds)

Reactions: Fatigue, Pruritus, DRY Mouth, Coronary Artery Occlusion, Hypotension, Carotid Artery Occlusion, Bladder Disorder, Feeling Abnormal, Nephropathy

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Plavix
    Indication: Cardiac Disorder

Synthroid
    Indication: Hypothyroidism
    Start date: 1987-01-01

Niaspan
    Dosage: at hs
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication
    Start date: 2009-01-01

Tricor
    Indication: Blood Triglycerides Increased
    Start date: 2010-01-01
    End date: 2011-01-01

Other drugs received by patient: Ferrous Gluconate; Benicar; Oxybutynin; Nexium; Omerazole; Aspirin; Dulcolax



Possible Niaspan side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2011-12-09

Patient: female, weighing 81.7 kg (179.8 pounds)

Reactions: Blood Pressure Increased, Night Sweats, Chest Discomfort, Dyspnoea, Arthralgia, Coronary Artery Occlusion, Oedema Peripheral

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Niaspan

Other drugs received by patient: Prozac; Carbamazepine; Diovan; Aspirin; Metformin HCL; Ibuprofen; Ambien



Possible Niaspan side effects in male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2011-12-09

Patient: male, weighing 121.7 kg (267.7 pounds)

Reactions: Thrombosis, Intervertebral Disc Protrusion, Pruritus, Fall, Loss of Consciousness, Flushing, Coronary Artery Occlusion, Chest Pain, Vision Blurred, Pulmonary Thrombosis, Asthenia, RIB Fracture

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Niaspan
    Dosage: at bedtime
    Indication: Blood Cholesterol Increased
    Start date: 2009-01-01

Niaspan
    Start date: 2011-08-01

Other drugs received by patient: Humalog; Lisinopril; Fish OIL; Unknown Stool Softener; Unknown Medication; Amitiaz; Lantus; Coreg; Unknown Medication; Vitamin D; Tricor; Simvastatin; Coumadin; Unknown Inhaler; Spironolactone



Possible Niaspan side effects in male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2011-10-31

Patient: male, weighing 97.6 kg (214.7 pounds)

Reactions: Chest Discomfort, Coronary Artery Occlusion, Skin Warm

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Niaspan
    Administration route: Oral
    End date: 2010-01-01

Niaspan
    Dosage: once daily, at bedtime
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication
    Start date: 2010-01-01

Other drugs received by patient: Aspirin; Pravastatin; Plavix; Metoprolol



Possible Niaspan side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2011-10-19

Patient: female, weighing 81.7 kg (179.8 pounds)

Reactions: Night Sweats, Blood Pressure Increased, Dyspnoea, Chest Discomfort, Arthralgia, Oedema Peripheral, Coronary Artery Occlusion

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Niaspan

Other drugs received by patient: Ambien; Carbamazepine; Diovan; Prozac; Metformin HCL; Aspirin; Ibuprofen



Possible Niaspan side effects in male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2011-10-07

Patient: male, weighing 97.6 kg (214.7 pounds)

Reactions: Coronary Artery Occlusion, Skin Warm

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Niaspan

Other drugs received by patient: Pravastatin; Aspirin; Metoprolol Tartrate; Plavix

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