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

 
 



Index of reports > Serious Events (376)

Below is the selection of side effect reports (a.k.a. adverse event reports) related to Niaspan (Niacin Extended-Release) serious events. 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 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:
Niaspan
    Dosage: 1000 mg, bid, po
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2009-04-24
    End date: 2012-02-23

Simvastatin
    Dosage: 40 mg, hs, po
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2007-01-04
    End date: 2012-02-23



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 146.6 kg (322.6 pounds)

Reactions: Flushing, Pruritus, Blood Glucose Increased

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Niaspan
    Dosage: 2 at bed time
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Blood Cholesterol Increased

Niaspan
    Indication: Drug Hypersensitivity

Other drugs received by patient: Glimepiride; Carvedilol; Multi-Vitamin; Metformin Hydrochloride; Hydrochlorothiazide; 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, weighing 78.1 kg (171.8 pounds)

Reactions: Flushing, Generalised Erythema, Panic Attack, Pain, Hypotension, Feeling Hot

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

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

Niaspan

Ranexa
    Indication: Cardiac Disorder

Other drugs received by patient: Carvedilol; Lung Medication; Breathing Inhaler; Breathing Treatments; Potassium; Heart Medication; Neurontin; Altace; Fish OIL; Prilosec



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

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 60 year old

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

Patient: 60 year old

Reactions: Flushing

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Niaspan



Possible Niaspan side effects in female

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

Patient: female

Reactions: Breast Cancer, Metastatic Neoplasm

Adverse event resulted in: death

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 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 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 male

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

Patient: male

Reactions: Generalised Erythema, Feeling Hot, Erythema, Paraesthesia

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Niaspan

Other drugs received by patient: Ibuprofen; Vitamin B-12



Possible Niaspan side effects in male

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

Patient: male, weighing 109.9 kg (241.7 pounds)

Reactions: Flushing, Dyspnoea, Anaphylactoid Reaction, Throat Tightness

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Niaspan
    Dosage: one month of office samples
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Coronary Artery Disease
    End date: 2011-03-01

Niaspan
    Dosage: filled presciption - took one dose
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Hyperlipidaemia
    Start date: 2011-03-01
    End date: 2011-03-01

Niaspan
    Indication: Blood Triglycerides

Other drugs received by patient: Pravastatin; Aspirin



Possible Niaspan side effects in

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

Patient:

Reactions: Myalgia, Neuropathy Peripheral, Musculoskeletal Disorder, Muscular Weakness, Liver Disorder

Adverse event resulted in: disablity

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Niaspan
    Dosage: 2 g, qd

Zocor
    Dosage: 80 mg, hs
    Administration route: Oral



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 2012-08-02

Patient: female

Reactions: Metastatic Neoplasm, Breast Cancer

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Niaspan



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