Review: could Chromium Picolinate cause Anasarca?


Summary

Anasarca is reported only by a few people who take Chromium Picolinate. We study 386 people who have side effects while taking Chromium picolinate from FDA and social media. Among them, 4 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 supplementation therapy. (latest outcomes from Chromium picolinate 462 users)

Anasarca

Anasarca (general swelling, or massive oedema) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, pain, drug ineffective, swelling, joint pain (latest reports from 38,786 Anasarca patients).

On Sep, 18, 2016

386 people reported to have side effects when taking Chromium Picolinate.
Among them, 4 people (1.04%) have Anasarca


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Chromium picolinate cause Anasarca?

Time on Chromium Picolinate when people have Anasarca *:

  • < 1 month: 50 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 50 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • female: 75 %
  • male: 25 %

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: 50 %
  • 50-59: 25 %
  • 60+: 25 %

Severity if Anasarca when taking Chromium Picolinate **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 50 %
  • most severe: 50 %

How people recovered from Anasarca **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • White Blood Cell Count Decreased (1 person, 25.00%)
  • Weight Loss (1 person, 25.00%)
  • Uterine Cancer (1 person, 25.00%)
  • Pelvic Fracture (1 person, 25.00%)
  • Ovarian Cancer Stage Iv (1 person, 25.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Hydrochlorothiazide (3 people, 75.00%)
  • Phentermine (2 people, 50.00%)
  • Lantus (2 people, 50.00%)
  • Multivitamins, Plain (1 person, 25.00%)
  • Carboplatin (1 person, 25.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (2 people, 50.00%)
  • Erythema (1 person, 25.00%)
  • Early Morning Joint Stiffness (1 person, 25.00%)
  • Dyspnoea (1 person, 25.00%)
  • Cough (1 person, 25.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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