Fish oil and Back pain - from FDA reports


Summary

Back pain is found among people who take Fish oil, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have High blood cholesterol. This review analyzes which people have Back pain with Fish oil. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 51,409 people who have side effects when taking Fish oil from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 06, 2017

51,409 people reported to have side effects when taking Fish Oil.
Among them, 1,664 people (3.24%) have Back Pain


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Fish oil cause Back pain?

Time on Fish Oil when people have Back Pain *:

  • < 1 month: 30 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 30 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 10 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 20 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 10 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Back Pain when taking Fish Oil *:

  • female: 67.46 %
  • male: 32.54 %

Age of people who have Back Pain when taking Fish Oil *:

  • 0-1: 0.07 %
  • 2-9: 0.15 %
  • 10-19: 0.74 %
  • 20-29: 1.47 %
  • 30-39: 4.42 %
  • 40-49: 10.09 %
  • 50-59: 24.08 %
  • 60+: 58.98 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Cholesterol (221 people, 13.28%)
  • Osteoporosis (195 people, 11.72%)
  • High Blood Pressure (162 people, 9.74%)
  • Pain (152 people, 9.13%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (131 people, 7.87%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (361 people, 21.69%)
  • Prilosec (211 people, 12.68%)
  • Lipitor (195 people, 11.72%)
  • Vitamin D (192 people, 11.54%)
  • Lisinopril (184 people, 11.06%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (429 people, 25.78%)
  • Joint Pain (419 people, 25.18%)
  • Fatigue (411 people, 24.70%)
  • Pain In Extremity (388 people, 23.32%)
  • Nausea (311 people, 18.69%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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