Review: could Evening primrose oil cause Hypertension (High blood pressure)?
Summary: Hypertension is found among people who take Evening primrose oil, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Aspirin, and have High blood pressure.
We study 184 people who have side effects while taking Evening primrose oil from FDA and social media. Among them, 12 have Hypertension. Find out below who they are, when they have Hypertension and more.
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Evening primrose oil
Evening primrose oil has active ingredients of evening primrose oil. It is often used in premenstrual syndrome. (latest outcomes from 237 Evening primrose oil users)
Hypertension (high blood pressure) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, depression, multiple sclerosis, pain. (latest reports from 352,051 Hypertension patients)
On Mar, 1, 2015: 184 people reported to have side effects when taking Evening primrose oil. Among them, 12 people (6.52%) have Hypertension.
Time on Evening primrose oil when people have Hypertension * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Age of people who have Hypertension when taking Evening primrose oil * :
Severity of Hypertension when taking Evening primrose oil ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Hypertension ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (5 people, 41.67%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (4 people, 33.33%)
- Osteoporosis (4 people, 33.33%)
- Osteopenia (4 people, 33.33%)
- Pain (3 people, 25.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (6 people, 50.00%)
- Omega-3 marine triglycerides (4 people, 33.33%)
- Fosamax (4 people, 33.33%)
- Glucosamine (3 people, 25.00%)
- [therapy unspecified] (3 people, 25.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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- A study of drug interactions between Nexium, Exforge Hct for a 49-year old man with GERD, Hbp. The patient has Gerd, Hbp
Recent Evening primrose oil related drug comparison:
- Comparions of Black Cohosh, Evening Primrose, Clonazepam, Cloxacillin Sodium for a 45-year old woman who has Mastitis
- Comparions of Evening Primrose Oil, Aspirin, Crestor, Lamprene, Diltiazem Hydrochloride for a 56-year old woman who has Hypertension, Ashy Dermatitis, High Cholesterol
- Comparions of Evening Primrose, Atenolol for a 80-year old woman who has Blood Pressure
- Comparions of Evening Primrose, Plaquenil for a 64-year old woman who has Sjogren's
- Comparions of Evening Primrose Oil, Omeprazole (Sandoz) - 20MG for a 56-year old woman who has Menopausal Disorder
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
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