Chromium picolinate and Anasarca - from FDA reports


Anasarca is reported only by a few people who take Chromium Picolinate. We study 389 people who have side effects while taking Chromium picolinate from FDA and social media. Among them, 2 have Anasarca. Find out below who they are, when they have Anasarca and more.

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Chromium Picolinate

Chromium picolinate has active ingredients of chromium. It is often used in metabolism. (latest outcomes from Chromium picolinate 499 users)


Anasarca (general swelling, or massive oedema) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, pain, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis (latest reports from 40,573 Anasarca patients).

On Jan, 24, 2017

389 people reported to have side effects when taking Chromium Picolinate.
Among them, 2 people (0.51%) have Anasarca

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Chromium picolinate cause Anasarca?

Gender of people who have Anasarca when taking Chromium Picolinate *:

  • female: 50 %
  • male: 50 %

Age of people who have Anasarca when taking Chromium Picolinate *:

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

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • White Blood Cell Count Decreased (1 person, 50.00%)
  • Ovarian Cancer Stage Iv (1 person, 50.00%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (1 person, 50.00%)
  • Endometrial Cancer (1 person, 50.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lantus (2 people, 100.00%)
  • Neulasta (1 person, 50.00%)
  • Carboplatin (1 person, 50.00%)
  • Calcium (1 person, 50.00%)
  • Actos (1 person, 50.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (1 person, 50.00%)
  • Oedema (1 person, 50.00%)
  • Movement Disorder (1 person, 50.00%)
  • Feeling Hot (1 person, 50.00%)
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (1 person, 50.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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