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Review: could Chromium picolinate cause Anasarca?

We study 167 people who have side effects while taking Chromium picolinate from FDA and social media. Among them, 3 have Anasarca. Find out below who they are, when they have Anasarca and more.

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Chromium picolinate

Chromium picolinate (latest outcomes from 235 users) has active ingredients of chromium. It is often used in metabolism.

Anasarca

Anasarca (general swelling, or massive oedema) (latest reports from 181,385 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, osteoporosis, metastases to bone.

On Aug, 24, 2014: 167 people reported to have side effects when taking Chromium picolinate. Among them, 3 people (1.80%) have Anasarca. They amount to 0.00% of all the 181,652 people who have Anasarca on eHealthMe.

Trend of Anasarca in Chromium picolinate reports

Time on Chromium picolinate when people have Anasarca * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Anasarca50.00%50.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Anasarca66.67%33.33%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Anasarca0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%66.67%0.00%33.33%

Severity of Anasarca when taking Chromium picolinate ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Anasarca0.00%0.00%50.00%50.00%

How people recovered from Anasarca ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Anasarca0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Food craving (1 people, 33.33%)
  2. Fat (1 people, 33.33%)
  3. Weight loss (1 people, 33.33%)
  4. Multiple myeloma (1 people, 33.33%)
  5. Lung water (1 people, 33.33%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Hydrochlorothiazide (3 people, 100.00%)
  2. Phentermine (2 people, 66.67%)
  3. Vanadyl sulfate (1 people, 33.33%)
  4. Humalog (1 people, 33.33%)
  5. Multivitamin (1 people, 33.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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