Review: could Acidophilus cause Hiatus Hernia?


Hiatus hernia is found among people who take Acidophilus, especially for people who are female, 60+ old also take medication Albuterol, and have Ankylosing spondylitis . We study 2,092 people who have side effects while taking Acidophilus from FDA and social media. Among them, 6 have Hiatus hernia. Find out below who they are, when they have Hiatus hernia 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)

Hiatus Hernia

Hiatus hernia (hernia resulting from the protrusion of part of the stomach through the diaphragm) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, gastrooesophageal reflux disease, pain (latest reports from 15,526 Hiatus hernia patients).

On Oct, 21, 2016

2,092 people reported to have side effects when taking Acidophilus.
Among them, 6 people (0.29%) have Hiatus Hernia

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Acidophilus cause Hiatus hernia?

Gender of people who have Hiatus Hernia when taking Acidophilus *:

  • female: 83.33 %
  • male: 16.67 %

Age of people who have Hiatus Hernia when taking Acidophilus *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 33.33 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 33.33 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 33.33 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Diverticulitis (2 people, 33.33%)
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis (2 people, 33.33%)
  • Stent Placement (1 person, 16.67%)
  • Impaired Gastric Emptying (1 person, 16.67%)
  • Contraception (1 person, 16.67%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Vitamin B (2 people, 33.33%)
  • Protonix (2 people, 33.33%)
  • Celebrex (2 people, 33.33%)
  • Ambien (2 people, 33.33%)
  • Albuterol (2 people, 33.33%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Diarrhoea (3 people, 50.00%)
  • Ulcer (2 people, 33.33%)
  • Decreased Appetite (2 people, 33.33%)
  • Abdominal Pain Upper (2 people, 33.33%)
  • Abdominal Pain (2 people, 33.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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