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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 170 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 has active ingredients of chromium. It is often used in metabolism. (latest outcomes from 239 Chromium picolinate users)

Anasarca

Anasarca (general swelling, or massive oedema) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, osteoporosis, metastases to bone. (latest reports from 22,130 Anasarca patients)

On Jan, 27, 2015: 170 people reported to have side effects when taking Chromium picolinate. Among them, 3 people (1.76%) 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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  • Took nyquil one night and woke up with my left hand all swollen. Have been on predlsone for four weeks for an upper respiratory infection. Could this be from the prednisone or the nyquil?

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