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Niaspan (Niacin Extended-Release) - Gait Disturbance - Suspected Cause - Side Effect Reports

 
 



Index of reports > Cases with Gait Disturbance ()

Below is the selection of side effect reports (a.k.a. adverse event reports) related to Niaspan (Niacin Extended-Release) where reactions include gait disturbance. 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 consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-03

Patient: male

Reactions: Foot Fracture, Intervertebral Disc Protrusion, Arthralgia, Gait Disturbance, Depression

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Niaspan

Other drugs received by patient: Vicodin; Aspirin; Lodine; Unknown Medication; Lunesta; Simvastatin



Possible Niaspan side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-03

Patient: female, weighing 93.1 kg (204.8 pounds)

Reactions: Back Pain, Blood Pressure Increased, Dyspnoea, Chest Discomfort, Nausea, Pain of Skin, Musculoskeletal Pain, Skin Burning Sensation, Paraesthesia, Flushing, Fatigue, Neck Pain, Heart Rate Increased, Dizziness, Gait Disturbance

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Niaspan

Other drugs received by patient: Zocor; Zocor; Wellbutrin; Multi-Vitamin; Aspirin; Levothyroxine Sodium; Effexor



Possible Niaspan side effects in male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-03

Patient: male, weighing 72.2 kg (158.8 pounds)

Reactions: Skin Exfoliation, Diabetes Mellitus, Musculoskeletal Pain, Onychomycosis, Bursitis, Flushing, Joint Swelling, Arthralgia, Nail Disorder, Carotid Artery Occlusion, Gait Disturbance, Tendonitis

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Niaspan
    Indication: Blood Cholesterol Increased

Niaspan
    Dosage: once daily at bedtime
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Blood Triglycerides Increased

Other drugs received by patient: Aspirin; Lipitor; Lisinopril; Atenolol; Lipitor; Metrogel; Androgel; Multivitamin; EYE Vitamin; Celebrex



Possible Niaspan side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-03

Patient: female, weighing 109.0 kg (239.7 pounds)

Reactions: Flushing, Chills, Skin Burning Sensation, Gait Disturbance, Tremor

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Niaspan



Possible Niaspan side effects in male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-03

Patient: male, weighing 77.2 kg (169.8 pounds)

Reactions: Back Pain, Pain in Extremity, Dizziness, Gait Disturbance, Hyperhidrosis, Asthenia

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Niaspan
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication
    Start date: 2011-01-01

Niaspan
    Start date: 2012-01-01



Possible Niaspan side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-03

Patient: female, weighing 78.1 kg (171.8 pounds)

Reactions: Pruritus, Cardiac Flutter, Nausea, Erythema, Flushing, Burning Sensation, Heart Rate Increased, Oedema Peripheral, Feeling Hot, Gait Disturbance

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Niaspan
    Dosage: taken at bedtime
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Blood Cholesterol Increased

Niaspan
    Indication: Drug Intolerance

Other drugs received by patient: Aspirin; Calcium W / Vitamin D; Atenolol; Cyclobenzaprine; Lisinopril and Hydrochlorothiazide; Women's Multivitamin; Lortab



Possible Niaspan side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-03

Patient: female

Reactions: Pain in Extremity, Vomiting Projectile, Chills, Urticaria, Disorientation, Erythema, Flushing, Burning Sensation, Syncope, Dizziness, Gait Disturbance

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Niaspan
    Dosage: at bedtime
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Niaspan
    Dosage: at bedtime



Possible Niaspan side effects in male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-03

Patient: male, weighing 102.2 kg (224.7 pounds)

Reactions: Flushing, Middle Insomnia, Generalised Erythema, Heart Rate Increased, Skin Burning Sensation, Gait Disturbance

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Niaspan

Other drugs received by patient: Plavix; Metoprolol Tartrate; Fenofibrate



Possible Niaspan side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-03

Patient: female, weighing 54.5 kg (119.9 pounds)

Reactions: Pain in Extremity, DRY Mouth, Muscular Weakness, Gait Disturbance

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Niaspan



Possible Niaspan side effects in male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-02-09

Patient: male, weighing 109.0 kg (239.7 pounds)

Reactions: Drug Dose Omission, Intervertebral Disc Protrusion, Back Pain, Hypotension, Skin Burning Sensation, Fall, Walking AID User, Periorbital Haematoma, Tremor, Flushing, Dysstasia, Balance Disorder, Facial Bones Fracture, Gait Disturbance, Tooth Injury, Neuralgia

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Aspirin
    Indication: Flushing

Aspirin
    Indication: Prophylaxis

Niaspan
    Dosage: at bedtime
    Indication: Blood Cholesterol Increased

Plavix
    Indication: Stent Placement
    Start date: 2012-01-01

Zocor
    Indication: Blood Cholesterol Increased

Other drugs received by patient: Zetia; Prilosec; Falcon EYE Drops



Possible Niaspan side effects in male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-02-09

Patient: male, weighing 109.0 kg (239.7 pounds)

Reactions: Back Pain, Intervertebral Disc Protrusion, Drug Dose Omission, Hypotension, Skin Burning Sensation, Drug Interaction, Fall, Walking AID User, Tremor, Periorbital Haematoma, Flushing, Dysstasia, Balance Disorder, Facial Bones Fracture, Gait Disturbance, Tooth Injury, Neuralgia

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Niaspan

Other drugs received by patient possibly interacting with the suspect drug:
Aspirin
    Indication: Prophylaxis

Aspirin
    Indication: Flushing

Plavix
    Indication: Stent Placement
    Start date: 2012-01-01

Zocor
    Indication: Blood Cholesterol Increased

Other drugs received by patient: Prilosec; Zetia; Falcon EYE Drops



Possible Niaspan side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-01-23

Patient: female, weighing 90.8 kg (199.8 pounds)

Reactions: Knee Deformity, Rash, Gait Disturbance, Joint Injury, Fall, Rash Pruritic

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Niaspan
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication
    Start date: 2012-01-12

Niaspan
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication
    Start date: 2011-12-01
    End date: 2012-01-11

Other drugs received by patient: Aspirin; Aspirin



Possible Niaspan side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-01-20

Patient: female, weighing 90.8 kg (199.8 pounds)

Reactions: Knee Deformity, Rash, Gait Disturbance, Fall, Joint Injury, Rash Pruritic

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Niaspan
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication
    Start date: 2012-01-12

Niaspan
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication
    Start date: 2011-12-01
    End date: 2012-01-11

Other drugs received by patient: Aspirin; Aspirin



Possible Niaspan side effects in male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-01-10

Patient: male, weighing 109.0 kg (239.7 pounds)

Reactions: Drug Dose Omission, Back Pain, Intervertebral Disc Protrusion, Hypotension, Skin Burning Sensation, Fall, Walking AID User, Periorbital Haematoma, Tremor, Flushing, Dysstasia, Balance Disorder, Facial Bones Fracture, Gait Disturbance, Tooth Injury, Neuralgia

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Aspirin
    Indication: Flushing

Aspirin
    Indication: Prophylaxis

Niaspan
    Dosage: at bedtime
    Indication: Blood Cholesterol Increased

Plavix
    Indication: Stent Placement
    Start date: 2012-01-01

Zocor
    Indication: Blood Cholesterol Increased

Other drugs received by patient: Falcon EYE Drops; Zetia; Prilosec



Possible Niaspan side effects in female

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

Patient: female, weighing 68.0 kg (149.7 pounds)

Reactions: Myalgia, Burning Sensation, Gait Disturbance, Rash

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Lipitor
    Dosage: unk
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Blood Cholesterol Abnormal

Niaspan
    Dosage: unk
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Blood Cholesterol Abnormal

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