Evening primrose oil and Hypertension - from FDA reports


Hypertension is found among people who take Evening Primrose Oil, especially for people who are female, 60+ old also take medication Fosamax, and have Osteoporosis . We study 497 people who have side effects while taking Evening primrose oil from FDA. Among them, 27 have Hypertension. Find out below who they are, when they have Hypertension and more.

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Hypertension (high blood pressure) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, depression (latest reports from 493,342 Hypertension patients).

On Jan, 29, 2017

497 people reported to have side effects when taking Evening Primrose Oil.
Among them, 27 people (5.43%) have Hypertension

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Evening primrose oil cause Hypertension?

Gender of people who have Hypertension when taking Evening Primrose Oil *:

  • female: 88.46 %
  • male: 11.54 %

Age of people who have Hypertension when taking Evening Primrose Oil *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 4.76 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 4.76 %
  • 40-49: 14.29 %
  • 50-59: 33.33 %
  • 60+: 42.86 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Osteoporosis (11 people, 40.74%)
  • Osteopenia (6 people, 22.22%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (6 people, 22.22%)
  • Crohn's Disease (4 people, 14.81%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (3 people, 11.11%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Omega-3 Marine Triglycerides (8 people, 29.63%)
  • Fosamax (8 people, 29.63%)
  • Aspirin (7 people, 25.93%)
  • Vitamin D (6 people, 22.22%)
  • Vitamin C (5 people, 18.52%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Femur Fracture (8 people, 29.63%)
  • Headache (7 people, 25.93%)
  • Osteoporosis (6 people, 22.22%)
  • Osteoarthritis (6 people, 22.22%)
  • Broken Bone (6 people, 22.22%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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