Review: could Cinnamon cause Ibs?


Summary

Ibs is reported only by a few people who take Cinnamon. We study 364 people who have side effects while taking Cinnamon from FDA and social media. Among them, 2 have Ibs. Find out below who they are, when they have Ibs and more.

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Cinnamon

Cinnamon has active ingredients of cassia cinnamon. It is often used in quit smoking. (latest outcomes from Cinnamon 1,284 users)

Ibs

Ibs (irritable bowel syndrome -chronic abdominal pain, discomfort, bloating) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, constipation, drug ineffective, abdominal pain, diarrhea (latest reports from 21,911 Ibs patients).

On Sep, 18, 2016

364 people reported to have side effects when taking Cinnamon.
Among them, 2 people (0.55%) have Ibs


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Cinnamon cause Ibs?

Time on Cinnamon when people have Ibs *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 100 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Ibs when taking Cinnamon *:

  • female: 50 %
  • male: 50 %

Age of people who have Ibs when taking Cinnamon *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 50 %
  • 60+: 50 %

Severity if Ibs when taking Cinnamon **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 100 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Ibs **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Seasonal Allergy (1 person, 50.00%)
  • Rosacea (1 person, 50.00%)
  • Itching - Burning Eyes (1 person, 50.00%)
  • Hypertension (1 person, 50.00%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (1 person, 50.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Omnaris (1 person, 50.00%)
  • Methyldopa (1 person, 50.00%)
  • Lovaza (1 person, 50.00%)
  • Ketotifen Fumarate (1 person, 50.00%)
  • Aspirin (1 person, 50.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Large Intestine Polyp (1 person, 50.00%)
  • Colonoscopy (1 person, 50.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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