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Niaspan (Niacin Extended-Release) - Life Threatening Events - Suspected Cause - Side Effect Reports

 
 



Index of reports > Life Threatening Events (6)

Below is the selection of side effect reports (a.k.a. adverse event reports) related to Niaspan (Niacin Extended-Release) life threatening events. The selected reports were submitted to the FDA during the sample period of about a year.

Possible Niaspan side effects in 69 year old male

Reported by a pharmacist from United States on 2012-08-09

Patient: 69 year old male, weighing 88.0 kg (193.6 pounds)

Reactions: Rhabdomyolysis, Hyperkalaemia, Renal Tubular Necrosis, Fall, Renal Failure Acute

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Simvastatin
    Dosage: 40 mg, hs, po
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2007-01-04
    End date: 2012-02-23

Niaspan
    Dosage: 1000 mg, bid, po
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2009-04-24
    End date: 2012-02-23



Possible Niaspan side effects in 66 year old female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-07-18

Patient: 66 year old female, weighing 82.6 kg (181.6 pounds)

Reactions: Rash Generalised, Pruritus, Dyspnoea, Pain, Skin Burning Sensation, Odynophagia, Paraesthesia, Throat Irritation, Rash Morbilliform

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Niaspan



Possible Niaspan side effects in female

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

Patient: female

Reactions: Haemoglobin Decreased, Diabetes Mellitus, Crohn's Disease

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Niaspan

Other drugs received by patient: Trazodone HCL; Simvastatin; Baclofen; MVT; Lidocaine; Lisinopril; Procardia; Nystatin; Tricor; Amitriptyline HCL; Morphine Sulfate; Neurontin; Claritin; Vistaril; Phenergan; Lopressor; Percocet; Zanaflex



Possible Niaspan side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from Canada on 2011-11-10

Patient: female

Reactions: Anaphylactic Shock

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Niaspan



Possible Niaspan side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from Canada on 2011-11-08

Patient: female

Reactions: Anaphylactic Shock

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Niaspan



Possible Niaspan side effects in 50 year old female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2011-10-11

Patient: 50 year old female, weighing 93.0 kg (204.6 pounds)

Reactions: Dyspnoea, Chest Discomfort, Nausea, Oedema Peripheral, Heart Rate Increased, Dizziness, Lymphoedema, Eye Pain

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Niaspan

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