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Niaspan (Niacin Extended-Release) - Serious Reactions - Suspected Cause - Side Effect Reports

 
 



Index of reports > Serious Reactions (246)

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

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Possible Niaspan side effects in male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-24

Patient: male, weighing 81.3 kg (178.8 pounds)

Reactions: Flushing, Dysgeusia, Chest Discomfort, Ageusia, Cardiac Stress Test Abnormal, Coronary Artery Disease, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Niaspan
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: High Density Lipoprotein Decreased
    Start date: 2008-01-01
    End date: 2010-01-01

Niaspan
    Start date: 2012-06-01

Other drugs received by patient: Lantus; Aciphex; Lisinopril; Vitamin D; Aspirin; Gabapentin; Plavix; Pravastatin; Novolog; Mega RED; Vitamin B Complex CAP; Metoprolol Tartrate



Possible Niaspan side effects in male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-24

Patient: male, weighing 95.3 kg (209.7 pounds)

Reactions: Renal Cancer, Bladder Cancer

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Niaspan
    Dosage: 1 in am 1 in pm
    Indication: Blood Cholesterol Increased
    Start date: 2012-08-14

Niaspan
    Indication: Blood Triglycerides Increased
    Start date: 2010-01-01
    End date: 2012-08-13

Other drugs received by patient: Lipitor



Possible Niaspan side effects in male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-23

Patient: male, weighing 97.6 kg (214.7 pounds)

Reactions: Flushing, Prostate Cancer, Vena Cava Thrombosis, Erythema, Paraesthesia

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Niaspan



Possible Niaspan side effects in male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-23

Patient: male, weighing 109.0 kg (239.7 pounds)

Reactions: Flushing, Pruritus, Middle Insomnia, Drug Ineffective, Cataract Operation

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

Niaspan
    Indication: Blood Triglycerides

Niaspan
    Indication: High Density Lipoprotein Decreased

Other drugs received by patient: Hytrin; Jalyn; Losartan Potassium; Tricor; Aspirin; Multi-Vitamin



Possible Niaspan side effects in

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-08-22

Patient:

Reactions: Pneumonia, Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome, Convulsion

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Niaspan

Zocor



Possible Niaspan side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-20

Patient: female, weighing 66.3 kg (145.8 pounds)

Reactions: Arthralgia, Oedema Peripheral, Dizziness, Knee Arthroplasty

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Niaspan

Other drugs received by patient: Vitamin B-12; Vitamin D; Dutoprol; Zetia; Unknown Vitamins; CO Q-10; Lovaza; Multi-Vitamins



Possible Niaspan side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-15

Patient: female, weighing 104.4 kg (229.7 pounds)

Reactions: Flushing, Postoperative Adhesion, Pruritus, Chest Pain, Erythema, Paraesthesia

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

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

Niaspan
    Indication: Blood Triglycerides Increased
    Start date: 2012-05-30

Simcor
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Other drugs received by patient: Protonix; Toprol-XL; Effient; Crestor; Ranolazine



Possible Niaspan side effects in male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-13

Patient: male, weighing 84.9 kg (186.8 pounds)

Reactions: Foot Deformity, Skin Ulcer, Blood Glucose Fluctuation, Myocardial Infarction, Blood Glucose Increased

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Niaspan
    Dosage: 2 tablets, at bedtime
    Indication: Blood Cholesterol Abnormal
    Start date: 2005-01-01

Niaspan
    Indication: Arterial Disorder

Niaspan
    Indication: Catheterisation Cardiac

Other drugs received by patient: Furosemide; Clopidogrel; Iron; Potassium ER; Aspirin; Pravastatin; Ascorbic Acid; Synthroid



Possible Niaspan side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-11

Patient: female

Reactions: Nausea, Fall, Abdominal Pain Upper, Flushing, Weight Increased, Knee Operation, Memory Impairment, Back Injury, Lethargy

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Niaspan

Other drugs received by patient: Smoking Cessation Drug; Citracal; Fish OIL; Vitamin D; Multi-Vitamin



Possible Niaspan side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-10

Patient: female, weighing 104.4 kg (229.7 pounds)

Reactions: Flushing, Pruritus, Chest Pain, Erythema, Paraesthesia, Excessive Granulation Tissue

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

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

Niaspan
    Indication: Blood Triglycerides Increased
    Start date: 2012-05-30

Simcor
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Other drugs received by patient: Toprol-XL; Ranolazine; Crestor; Protonix; Effient



Possible Niaspan side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-10

Patient: female

Reactions: Pruritus, Bladder Neck Suspension, Skin Burning Sensation, Myocardial Infarction, Erythema, Scar

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Niaspan

Niaspan
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication
    Start date: 2005-07-01

Niaspan
    Dosage: 1/2 tablet at bedtime

Other drugs received by patient: Crestor; Lovastatin; Paroxetine HCL; Fenofibrate; Nexium; Magnesium; Lisinopril; Vitamin D; Multi-Vitamins; Aspirin; Proair HFA



Possible Niaspan side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-09

Patient: female

Reactions: Flushing, Intestinal Ischaemia, Feeling Hot, Ear Pruritus, Rotator Cuff Syndrome

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Niaspan

Other drugs received by patient: Aspirin; Lovaza; Ranexa; Plavix; Calan; Crestor; Coq10; Spironolactone; Norvasc; Vitamin D; Glucosamine; Imuran



Possible Niaspan side effects in female

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

Patient: female, weighing 95.3 kg (209.7 pounds)

Reactions: Condition Aggravated, Myocardial Infarction

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Niaspan

Other drugs received by patient: Unknown List



Possible Niaspan side effects in male

Reported by a physician from United States on 2012-08-03

Patient: male, weighing 89.0 kg (195.8 pounds)

Reactions: Gout, Incision Site Haematoma, Post Procedural Oedema, Flushing, Myalgia, Heart Rate Decreased, Chest Pain, Feeling Hot, Bradycardia

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Niaspan
    Start date: 2011-07-01

Niaspan
    Indication: High Density Lipoprotein Decreased
    Start date: 2008-01-01
    End date: 2011-12-01

Other drugs received by patient: Vitamin TAB; Blood Pressure Medication; Lisinopril; Simvastatin; Norvasc; Carvedilol; Levothyroxine Sodium; Rapaflo; Celebrex; Crestor



Possible Niaspan side effects in male

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

Patient: male, weighing 81.7 kg (179.8 pounds)

Reactions: Insomnia, Skin Burning Sensation, Erythema, Skin Reaction

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Niaspan



Possible Niaspan side effects in male

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

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 female

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

Patient: female, weighing 85.8 kg (188.8 pounds)

Reactions: Pruritus, Skin Burning Sensation, Erythema

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Niaspan

Other drugs received by patient: Other Medications; Aspirin



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 female

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

Patient: female

Reactions: Pruritus, Rash

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Niaspan

Other drugs received by patient: Amlodipine; Aspirin; Calcium; Losartan Potassium and Hydrochlorothiazide; Atenolol; Unknown Medication



Possible Niaspan side effects in

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

Patient:

Reactions: Flushing, Dyspnoea, Syncope

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Niaspan



Possible Niaspan side effects in male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-08-02

Patient: male, weighing 98.1 kg (215.7 pounds)

Reactions: Flushing, Nephrolithiasis, Dizziness, Skin Burning Sensation

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Niaspan
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 1998-01-01
    End date: 2004-01-01

Niaspan
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Myocardial Infarction
    Start date: 2004-01-01

Other drugs received by patient: Nardil; Multi-Vitamin; Aspirin; Fish OIL; Simvastatin



Possible Niaspan side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-01

Patient: female

Reactions: Burning Sensation, Flushing, Impaired Healing, Coagulopathy, Blood Cholesterol Increased, Peripheral Artery Angioplasty

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Niaspan
    Dosage: titrated to 3000mg po qhs
    Administration route: Oral

Niaspan
    Dosage: titrated from 500 qhs
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication
    Start date: 2008-01-01



Possible Niaspan side effects in 54 year old female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-07-31

Patient: 54 year old female, weighing 117.0 kg (257.4 pounds)

Reactions: Anxiety, Flushing, Overdose, Pruritus, Head Discomfort, Drug Ineffective, Insomnia, Blood Cholesterol Increased, Frustration, Paraesthesia

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Acetylsalicylic Acid SRT
    Indication: Blood Cholesterol Increased

Effexor XR
    Dosage: daily in the morning
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Depression Suicidal
    Start date: 2008-01-01

Effexor XR
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2000-01-01

Ibuprofen
    Dosage: 800 mg or 1000 mg, 4 times a day
    Indication: Headache

Niaspan
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Blood Cholesterol Increased
    Start date: 2012-01-01

Trazodone Hydrochloride
    Indication: Sleep Disorder Therapy

Tylenol (Caplet)
    Indication: Headache

Tylenol (Caplet)

Venlafaxine HCL
    Indication: Depression Suicidal

Xanax
    Dosage: 0.5 mg in the evening for slowing her mind and 1 mg at night for sleep
    Indication: Mental Disorder

Xanax
    Dosage: 0.5 mg in the evening for slowing her mind and 1 mg at night for sleep
    Indication: Sleep Disorder Therapy

Other drugs received by patient: Soma



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 female

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

Patient: female

Reactions: Hospitalisation, Condition Aggravated

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Niaspan



Possible Niaspan side effects in female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-07-26

Patient: female, weighing 117.0 kg (257.4 pounds)

Reactions: Flushing, Anxiety, Pruritus, Head Discomfort, Drug Ineffective, Insomnia, Blood Cholesterol Increased, Headache, Frustration, Paraesthesia

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Aspirin
    Dosage: 81 mg, unk
    Indication: Blood Cholesterol Increased

Effexor XR
    Dosage: 450 mg, daily in morning
    Administration route: Oral

Effexor XR
    Dosage: unk
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Depression Suicidal

Effexor XR
    Dosage: 300 mg, daily
    Administration route: Oral

Ibuprofen
    Dosage: 800mg or 1000mg, 4x/day
    Indication: Headache

Niaspan
    Dosage: 500 mg, daily
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Blood Cholesterol Increased
    Start date: 2012-01-01

Trazodone Hydrochloride
    Dosage: 150 mg, daily
    Indication: Sleep Disorder

Tylenol
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Headache

Tylenol
    Dosage: 500 mg, daily

Venlafaxine HCL
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Depression Suicidal

Xanax
    Dosage: 0.5mg in the evening and 1mg in the night, 2x/day
    Indication: Mental Disorder

Xanax
    Indication: Sleep Disorder

Other drugs received by patient: Soma



Possible Niaspan side effects in male

Reported by a physician from United States on 2012-07-26

Patient: male, weighing 93.1 kg (204.8 pounds)

Reactions: Flushing, Road Traffic Accident, Feeling Hot, Injury, Paraesthesia

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization, disablity

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Niaspan

Other drugs received by patient: Tricor; Lipitor; Benicar; Other Unknown Medication



Possible Niaspan side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-07-26

Patient: female, weighing 86.3 kg (189.8 pounds)

Reactions: Renal Impairment, Knee Arthroplasty

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Meloxicam
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Niaspan
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Other drugs received by patient: Glipizide; Losartin Hctz; Tylenol; Vitamin D; Simvastatin



Possible Niaspan side effects in male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-07-26

Patient: male, weighing 115.3 kg (253.7 pounds)

Reactions: Pulmonary Thrombosis

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Niaspan

Other drugs received by patient: Atenolol; Aspirin



Possible Niaspan side effects in male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-07-26

Patient: male, weighing 98.1 kg (215.7 pounds)

Reactions: Flushing, Nephrolithiasis, Skin Burning Sensation, Dizziness

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Niaspan

Niaspan
    Indication: Myocardial Infarction
    Start date: 1998-01-01

Other drugs received by patient: Aspirin; Multi-Vitamin; Fish OIL; Simvastatin; Nardil



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