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Review: Aescin side effects

In this review, we analyze Aescin side effects by the time on the drug, gender and age (0-60+) of the people who have side effects while taking Aescin. The review is based on 8 people who have side effects while taking Aescin from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What is Aescin

Aescin (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of horse chestnut.

It can also be called: Horse Chestnut, CastaƱo de Indias, Chestnut, Escine, Hippocastani Cortex, Hippocastani Flos, Hippocastani folium, Hippocastani Semen, Hippocastanum Vulgare Gaertn, Marron Europeen, Marronnier, Pu, Spanish Chestnut, Venastat, Venostasin Retard, Venostat, White Chestnut, Aesculus hippocastanum, Buckeye.

On Feb, 13, 2015: 8 people who reported to have side effects when taking Aescin are studied

 outcomes

Most common side effects over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
n/aBlood Pressure Fluctuationn/an/an/an/an/aDyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
Tonsillitis (inflammation of tonsil)
Rash Macular (small, flat red spots)
Osteoarthritis (a joint disease caused by cartilage loss in a joint)
Muscle Spasms (muscle contraction)
Blister (small pocket of fluid within the upper layers of the skin caused by forceful rubbing (friction), burning, freezing, chemical exposure)
Pyrexia (fever)
Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis (a rare, life-threatening skin condition that is usually caused by a reaction to drugs causes wide spread skin destruction)
Lip Erosion (peeling off of lip)
Obstructive Airways Disorder (a progressive disease that makes it hard to breathe)

Most common side effects by gender * :

FemaleMale
Muscle Spasms (muscle contraction)Pyrexia (fever)
Osteoarthritis (a joint disease caused by cartilage loss in a joint)Pruritus (severe itching of the skin)
Convulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body)Rash Macular (small, flat red spots)
Hypoaesthesia (reduced sense of touch or sensation)Tonsillitis (inflammation of tonsil)
Urinary Incontinence (inability to control the flow of urine and involuntary urination)Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis (a rare, life-threatening skin condition that is usually caused by a reaction to drugs causes wide spread skin destruction)
Myalgia (muscle pain)Oral Mucosa Erosion (erosion of mouth mucous membrane)
Osteonecrosis (death of bone)Ocular Hyperaemia (an abnormally large amount of blood in eye)
Physical DisabilityDyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
Musculoskeletal Stiffness (stiffness of the body's muscles, joints, tendons, ligaments and nerves)Blister (small pocket of fluid within the upper layers of the skin caused by forceful rubbing (friction), burning, freezing, chemical exposure)
Red Blood Cell Count DecreasedLip Erosion (peeling off of lip)

Most common side effects by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
n/an/aDyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)n/aBlood Pressure Fluctuationn/aOsteoarthritis (a joint disease caused by cartilage loss in a joint)Muscle Spasms (muscle contraction)
Pyrexia (fever)Rotator Cuff Syndrome (a spectrum of conditions affecting the rotator cuff tendons of the shoulder)Osteoarthritis (a joint disease caused by cartilage loss in a joint)
Rash Macular (small, flat red spots)Periarthritis (inflammation of the external coats of an artery and of the tissues around the artery)Osteonecrosis (death of bone)
Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis (a rare, life-threatening skin condition that is usually caused by a reaction to drugs causes wide spread skin destruction)Synovitis (inflammation of the synovial membrane)Physical Disability
Blister (small pocket of fluid within the upper layers of the skin caused by forceful rubbing (friction), burning, freezing, chemical exposure)Loose Body In Joint (weak ligaments affects joint)Myalgia (muscle pain)
Tonsillitis (inflammation of tonsil)Tendon Rupture (tear of tendon)Micturition Urgency (urgency to pass the urine)
Pruritus (severe itching of the skin)Motor Neurone Disease (a rare condition where parts of the nervous system become damaged, causing progressive weakness)
Oral Mucosa Erosion (erosion of mouth mucous membrane)Red Blood Cell Count Decreased
Mycoplasma Infection (bacterial infection)Musculoskeletal Stiffness (stiffness of the body's muscles, joints, tendons, ligaments and nerves)
Lip Erosion (peeling off of lip)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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