Phytosterol side effects - from FDA reports


Summary

In this review, we analyze Phytosterol side effects by the time on the drug, gender and age of the people who have side effects while taking Phytosterol. The review is based on 31 people who have side effects while taking the drug from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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Phytosterol

Phytosterol has active ingredients of beta - sitosterol. (latest outcomes from Phytosterol 36 users)

On Jul, 23, 2017

31 people who take Phytosterol are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Phytosterol side effects.

Most common side effects by gender *:

female:
  • muscle spasms
  • abdominal pain
  • blood test abnormal
  • cough
  • hair growth abnormal
  • oropharyngeal pain
  • osteoporosis
  • palpitations
  • rash
  • visual impairment
male:
  • coagulopathy
  • diarrhoea
  • hypoacusis
  • nocturia
  • palpitations
  • peripheral swelling
  • rash
  • skin warm
  • tachycardia

Most common side effects by age *:

50-59:
  • oropharyngeal pain
  • osteoporosis
  • palpitations
  • tinea infection
  • vitreous detachment
60+:
  • diarrhoea
  • hair growth abnormal
  • nocturia
  • palpitations
  • peripheral swelling
  • visual impairment
  • muscle spasms
  • rash
  • blood test abnormal
  • coagulopathy

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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