Disease Information for Niacin/Nicotinic acid Administration/Toxicity

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Dilated blood vessels/facial
Facial Malar flush/rash
Plethora/Red face/Ruddy look
Red/erythema skin discoloration
Cherry red/pink color
Erythematous generalized rash
Erythroderma
Facial erythema
Facial flushing/Beet red
Facial rash
Flushing
Flushing/upper body
Hot Flushes
Pruritis Itching
Rash, erythematous/Sunburn-like
Hot flashes
Epistaxis, severe/persistent
Clinical Presentation & Variations
Presentation/Diabetic Sudden uncontrolled Hyperglycemia
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings (Non Measured)
Transaminase elevation (Lab)
Abnormal Lab Findings - Decreased
Apo Lp a (Little a) lipoprotein Level (Lab)
Alkaline phosphatase, serum (Lab)
Cholesterol (Lab)
Phospholipids, serum (Lab)
Triglycerides (Lab)
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
Aspartamine aminotransferase (SGOT, AST) (Lab)
AST (SGOT) (aspartamine transferase) (Lab)
Glucose, blood (Lab)
HDL (High density lipoprotein) (Lab)
Insulin level (Lab)
Lymphocytes (Lab)
Neutrophiles (Lab)
Uric acid, serum (Lab)
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Drug induced Hepatic toxicity
Drug induced Hyperglycemia
Drug induced Hypoglycemia
Epistaxis/nosebleed
Gout attacks/acute gouty arthritis
Hyperglycemia
Hyperuricemia
Hypoglycemia
Lymphocytosis
Pericarditis, acute
Peripheral neuropathy
Polyneuritis
Toxic amblyopia syndrome
Toxic hepatitis
Vascular headache
Polyneuropathy
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Drugs
DRUG/Anti-cholesterol medications (examples)
DRUG/Antilipid drug (example)
DRUG/Vitamin/minerals supplements (example)
DRUG/Water-soluble vitamin (example)
DRUG-Herbal Helps Circulation/microcirculation claims
DRUG-Supplement Group (example)
Process
PROCESS/Medication/Drug (CONFIRM dose/before treatment)
Toxin
TOXIN/Causes Flushing/Redness
Synonyms
Synonym
Acids Nicotinic, nicotinic acid, Nicotinic Acids, Brand name/Niacor (Niacin), Brand name/Niaspan (Niacin), Brand name/Nicolar (Niacin), Brand name/Simcor (Simvastatin-Niacin), Herbal brand Starpack daily (Starlight int), Herbal brand VigraPlex/Male vitality mix (PharmAssure), Synonym/NADP (nicotinamide-ADP/nicotinamide-ADP], Synonym/Niacin administration, Synonym/Nicotinic acid (Niacin)
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
DRUG-Herbal Anti-Bursitis/tendonitis claims
DRUG-Herbal Helps Osteoarthritis claims
Definition

Lipid lowering drug;oral preparation;this is a vitamin preparation in therapeutic doses;can cause liver problems

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NEJM (The New England Journal of Medicine)
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