Evening primrose oil and Fibromyalgia - from FDA reports


Fibromyalgia is reported only by a few people who take Evening Primrose Oil. We study 597 people who have side effects while taking Evening primrose oil from FDA. Among them, 5 have Fibromyalgia. Find out below who they are, when they have Fibromyalgia and more.

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On Aug, 27, 2017

597 people reported to have side effects when taking Evening primrose oil.
Among them, 5 people (0.84%) have Fibromyalgia

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Evening primrose oil cause Fibromyalgia?

Gender of people who have Fibromyalgia when taking Evening primrose oil *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Fibromyalgia when taking Evening primrose oil *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 75 %
  • 40-49: 25 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Breast Cancer (3 people, 60.00%)
  • Sleep Disorder (1 person, 20.00%)
  • Pain (1 person, 20.00%)
  • Muscle Relaxant Therapy (1 person, 20.00%)
  • Gait Disturbance (1 person, 20.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Escitalopram (3 people, 60.00%)
  • Vitamin D (2 people, 40.00%)
  • Tylenol (1 person, 20.00%)
  • Melatonin (1 person, 20.00%)
  • Lexapro (1 person, 20.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain In Extremity (3 people, 60.00%)
  • Muscle Aches (3 people, 60.00%)
  • Joint Pain (3 people, 60.00%)
  • Gait Disturbance (3 people, 60.00%)
  • Bone Pain (3 people, 60.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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