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Review: could Beta - sitosterol cause High blood pressure?

Summary: High blood pressure could be caused by Beta - sitosterol, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, also take Calcium chelate, and have Prostate infection.

We study 2 people who have side effects while taking Beta - sitosterol from FDA and social media. Find out below who they are, when they have High blood pressure and more.

On Apr, 13, 2014: 2 people reported to have side effects when taking Beta - sitosterol. Among them, 1 people (50.00%) has High Blood Pressure. They amount to 0.00% of all the 1,160,704 people who have High Blood Pressure on eHealthMe.

Trend of High blood pressure in Beta - sitosterol reports

Time on Beta - sitosterol when people have High blood pressure * :

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Gender of people who have High blood pressure when taking Beta - sitosterol * :

FemaleMale
High blood pressure0.00%100.00%

Age of people who have High blood pressure when taking Beta - sitosterol * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
High blood pressure0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%

Severity of High blood pressure when taking Beta - sitosterol ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
High blood pressure0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from High blood pressure ** :

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Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Prostate infection (1 people, 100.00%)
  2. Prostate cancer stage 0 (1 people, 100.00%)
  3. Hypertension (1 people, 100.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Calcium chelate (1 people, 100.00%)
  2. Magnesium carbonate (1 people, 100.00%)
  3. Omega-3 oil (1 people, 100.00%)
  4. Vitamin d (1 people, 100.00%)
  5. Coq-10 (1 people, 100.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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