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Review: could Chromium picolinate cause Anasarca (Swelling)?





Summary: Anasarca is reported only by a few people who take Chromium picolinate.

We study 168 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.

You are not alone: join a mobile support group for people who take Chromium picolinate and have Anasarca >>>

Chromium picolinate

Chromium picolinate has active ingredients of chromium. It is often used in metabolism. (latest outcomes from Chromium picolinate 237 users)

Anasarca

Anasarca (general swelling, or massive oedema) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, metastases to bone.(latest reports from Anasarca 21,479 patients)

On Nov, 27, 2014: 168 people reported to have side effects when taking Chromium picolinate. Among them, 3 people (1.79%) have Anasarca.

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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  • Hypothyroid and herbal supplements
    (Asked by a 38 year old woman who has Hypothyroidism, and takes Garcinia Cambogia, Green Tea Extract, Grapefruit Extract, Grapefruit Seed Extract, African Mango, Pyruvate, Ginseng, Panax, Chromium, Beta-alanine, Capsicum)
    hello, does anyone know if any/all of the above can be harmful if suffer from hypothyroidism? All these are part of one weight loss supplement which I would look to try but I am concerned if there may be any adverse effects

  • I have nightmares almost every night with thrashing and kicking...is this caused by my medications
    (Asked by a 60 year old man who has Thrashing And Kicking Nightmares, and takes Trazodone Hydrochloride, Prozac, Ginkgo Biloba, Hydralazine Hydrochloride, Lisinopril, Amlodipine, Terazosin Hydrochloride, Potassium Chloride, Beta Glucans, Ashwagandha, Garlic Oil, Magnesium Sulfate, Vitamin C, Coenzyme Q10, Ginseng, Melatonin, Salmon Oil, Slo-Niacin, Zinc Sulfate, Probiotic, Glycine, Grape Seed, Chromium Picolinate, SEANOL, Iron EDTA, Vitamin D, B Complex Vitamin, Multivitamin)
    Diagnosed with sleep apnea 2 years ago and uses a C-pap machine every night.

  • Ascending aortic aneurysm
    (Asked by a 88 year old woman who has Aortic Aneurysm, and takes B Complex Vitamin, CoQ10, Vitamin B12, Calcium, Magnesium, Vitamin D, Probiotics, Fish Oil, Flaxseed Oil, Chromium Picolinate)
    I would like to know how much vitamin c and how much coq10 you recommend for the aneurysm

  • Better suggestion of treatment and overall thoughts on these supplements
    (Asked by a 58 year old woman who has Liver Fatty, High Density Lipoprotein, and takes Trimethyl Glycine, Dandelion, Milk Thistle, Acetylcysteine, Alpha - Lipoic Acid, MSM, L-Cysteine HCl, Choline Bitartrate, Inositol, Para - Aminobenzoic Acid (paba), Lutein, Niacin, Flaxseed Oil, Fish Oil, Chromium Picolinate, Probiotics, Multivitamin)
    Taking OTC Supplements (listed individual ingredients ) instead of product names.

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