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Review: could Chromium picolinate cause Thin blood?

Summary: Thin blood could be caused by Chromium picolinate, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, also take Furosemide, and have Atrial fibrillation.

We study 162 people who have side effects while taking Chromium picolinate from FDA and social media. Among them, 3 have Thin blood. Find out below who they are, when they have Thin blood and more.

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Chromium picolinate

Chromium picolinate (latest outcomes from 228 users) has active ingredients of chromium. It is often used in metabolism.

Thin blood

Thin blood (latest reports from 246,416 patients) has been reported by people with multiple myeloma, hepatitis c, high blood pressure, preventive health care, idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura.

On Apr, 11, 2014: 165 people reported to have side effects when taking Chromium picolinate. Among them, 3 people (1.82%) have Thin Blood. They amount to 0.00% of all the 236,371 people who have Thin Blood on eHealthMe.

Trend of Thin blood in Chromium picolinate reports

Time on Chromium picolinate when people have Thin blood * :

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Gender of people who have Thin blood when taking Chromium picolinate * :

FemaleMale
Thin blood33.33%66.67%

Age of people who have Thin blood when taking Chromium picolinate * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Thin blood0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%33.33%66.67%

Severity of Thin blood when taking Chromium picolinate ** :

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How people recovered from Thin blood ** :

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Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Atrial fibrillation (2 people, 66.67%)
  2. Rheumatoid arthritis (1 people, 33.33%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Furosemide (2 people, 66.67%)
  2. Linseed (2 people, 66.67%)
  3. Fish oil (2 people, 66.67%)
  4. Coumadin (2 people, 66.67%)
  5. Valsartan (2 people, 66.67%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • Numbness, bruise like pain, tingling, sometimes like multiple needle pricks

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  • From this study (3 months ago):

  • for more than 2 years I have struggled with different side effects, one by one I eliminated vitamins or medications until recently all side effects are back to back. If I have a headache and back ache in the morning by the evening there are other side effects, they alternate on the daily. At this point I have consulted 2 Doctors, Urgent Care and ER, no one Doctor will remove this Implanon. I've been told the Doctor who put it in must take it out and I was insulting the Doctor by asking another one to remove it. My heart thumps out of my chest and I fear i have little time and I've gone so far as to trying to cut it out myself. I want this foreign device out of my system before it's too late!!!

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    Lyn on Jan, 22, 2014:

    I can not believe what I have just read. You were describing me down to a tee. I have been having chronic headaches for 6 months with no let up. I have had scans and tried so many different medications that made me so ill. The final straw were the painful ulcers on my legs which caused me so much pain it was difficult to walk. I asked for my inplant to be removed I was refused saying that wasn't the cause. I have since Bern back and I am having it removed next week. I really hope it is the answer

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  • From this study (4 months ago):

  • I think the Levemir has caused me to have pancreatitis. I have very intense left side front abdomial pain and left side back pain.

    I take Hawthorn, folic acid, calcium, taurine, especially to lower my blood pressure.

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