Related topic: Chromium picolinate, Anasarca
Review: could Chromium picolinate cause Anasarca?
Summary: Anasarca could be caused by Chromium picolinate, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Hydrochlorothiazide, and have Hypertension.
We study 162 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 (latest outcomes from 228 users) has active ingredients of chromium. It is often used in metabolism.
Anasarca (general swelling, or massive oedema) (latest reports from 180,022 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, osteoporosis, metastases to bone.
On Apr, 21, 2014: 162 people reported to have side effects when taking Chromium picolinate. Among them, 2 people (1.23%) have Anasarca. They amount to 0.00% of all the 179,717 people who have Anasarca on eHealthMe.
Time on Chromium picolinate when people have Anasarca * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Anasarca when taking Chromium picolinate * :
Age of people who have Anasarca when taking Chromium picolinate * :
Severity of Anasarca when taking Chromium picolinate ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Anasarca ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (1 people, 50.00%)
- Multiple myeloma (1 people, 50.00%)
- Depression (1 people, 50.00%)
- Muscle spasms (1 people, 50.00%)
- Pelvic fracture (1 people, 50.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Hydrochlorothiazide (2 people, 100.00%)
- Vanadyl sulfate (1 people, 50.00%)
- Multivitamin (1 people, 50.00%)
- Humalog (1 people, 50.00%)
- Lantus (1 people, 50.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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On eHealthMe, Chromium Picolinate (chromium) is often used for metabolism. Find out below the conditions Chromium Picolinate is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
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10mg bid for 6 months to reduce hypertension. 10mg bid for 5 years prior.
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