Review: could Acidophilus cause Anxiety?


Anxiety is found among people who take Acidophilus, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old also take medication Aspirin, and have Hypertension . We study 1,947 people who have side effects while taking Acidophilus from FDA and social media. Among them, 69 have Anxiety. Find out below who they are, when they have Anxiety and more.

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Acidophilus has active ingredients of lactobacillus. It is often used in constipation. (latest outcomes from Acidophilus 3,113 users)


Anxiety has been reported by people with depression, multiple sclerosis, stress and anxiety, osteoporosis, pain (latest reports from 291,735 Anxiety patients).

On Sep, 19, 2016

1,947 people reported to have side effects when taking Acidophilus.
Among them, 69 people (3.54%) have Anxiety

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Acidophilus cause Anxiety?

Gender of people who have Anxiety when taking Acidophilus *:

  • female: 82.61 %
  • male: 17.39 %

Age of people who have Anxiety when taking Acidophilus *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 1.79 %
  • 10-19: 3.57 %
  • 20-29: 8.93 %
  • 30-39: 14.29 %
  • 40-49: 23.21 %
  • 50-59: 25.0 %
  • 60+: 23.21 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypertension (13 people, 18.84%)
  • Pain (11 people, 15.94%)
  • Depression (10 people, 14.49%)
  • Contraception (8 people, 11.59%)
  • Anxiety (8 people, 11.59%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Yaz (11 people, 15.94%)
  • Synthroid (11 people, 15.94%)
  • Cymbalta (11 people, 15.94%)
  • Aspirin (11 people, 15.94%)
  • Singulair (10 people, 14.49%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (31 people, 44.93%)
  • Depression (21 people, 30.43%)
  • Injury (17 people, 24.64%)
  • Fatigue (15 people, 21.74%)
  • Emotional Distress (14 people, 20.29%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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