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A study for a 47-year old woman who takes Bee Pollen

Summary: 5 female patients aged 47 (±5) who take the same drug are studied. This is a personalized study for a 47 year old female patient who has Losing weight. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

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What is the drug

Bee pollen has active ingredients of bee pollen. It is often used in weight loss. (latest outcomes from 76 Bee pollen users)

What is the condition

Losing weight can be treated by Phentermine Hydrochloride, Phentermine, Adipex-p, Alli, Meridia, Garcinia Cambogia. (latest reports from 20,352 Losing Weight patients)

What is the symptom

Metallic taste (a bad taste in the mouth) has been reported by people with insomnia, quit smoking, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, depression. (latest reports from 24,319 Metallic taste patients)

On May, 19, 2015: 5 females aged 44 (±5) who take Bee Pollen are studied

Bee Pollen outcomes

Information of the patient in this study:

Age: 44

Gender: female

Conditions: Losing weight

Drugs taking:
- Bee Pollen (bee pollen): used for < 1 month

Side effects have: least metallic taste

Comments from or about the patient: This is the negative effect of this drug. Although you get a dry mouth and should drink lots of water. I have lost 10 pounds in 18 days.
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eHealthMe real world results:

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

Side effectNumber of reports on eHealthMe
Metallic Taste1 (10.00% of females aged 44 (±5) who take the drug)

(as an adverse outcome could be a symptom of a condition, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, regardless of which drug is taken, how many female HBP patients aged 50 (±5) have nausea)

Symptom (click a symptom for in-depth analysis)Number of reports on eHealthMe
Metallic Taste in Losing Weight11 (0.53% of females aged 44 (±5) who have Losing weight)

(as an adverse outcome could be a side effect of a drug, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, how many female Aspirin users aged 50 (±5) have nausea)

Side effect (click a side effect for in-depth analysis)Number of reports on eHealthMe
Metallic Taste in Bee Pollen1 (10.00% of females aged 44 (±5) who take Bee pollen)

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  • took 1/4 teaspoon of bee pollen for the first time--hours later--broke out in hives on hands, then chest, then abdomen,, then legs. taking benedryl and corizone cream --this is the 4th day--sx. subsiding but still there--now feelings of anxiety--


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