Fish oil and Cholelithiasis - from FDA reports


Summary

Cholelithiasis is found among people who take Fish Oil, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Aspirin, and have High blood cholesterol . We study 46,159 people who have side effects while taking Fish oil from FDA. Among them, 293 have Cholelithiasis. Find out below who they are, when they have Cholelithiasis and more.

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Fish Oil

Fish oil has active ingredients of fish oil. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from Fish oil 48,164 users)

Cholelithiasis

Cholelithiasis (the presence or formation of gallstones in the gallbladder or bile ducts) has been reported by people with birth control, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, pain (latest reports from 31,882 Cholelithiasis patients).

On Feb, 06, 2017

46,159 people reported to have side effects when taking Fish Oil.
Among them, 293 people (0.63%) have Cholelithiasis


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Fish oil cause Cholelithiasis?

Time on Fish Oil when people have Cholelithiasis *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 50 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 25 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 25 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Cholelithiasis when taking Fish Oil *:

  • female: 67.81 %
  • male: 32.19 %

Age of people who have Cholelithiasis when taking Fish Oil *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.4 %
  • 10-19: 1.62 %
  • 20-29: 17.81 %
  • 30-39: 10.53 %
  • 40-49: 19.84 %
  • 50-59: 15.79 %
  • 60+: 34.01 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Cholesterol (38 people, 12.97%)
  • Pain (37 people, 12.63%)
  • Birth Control (32 people, 10.92%)
  • Depression (25 people, 8.53%)
  • Preventive Health Care (23 people, 7.85%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (73 people, 24.91%)
  • Yasmin (66 people, 22.53%)
  • Prilosec (59 people, 20.14%)
  • Yaz (53 people, 18.09%)
  • Zometa (51 people, 17.41%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (112 people, 38.23%)
  • Abdominal Pain Upper (76 people, 25.94%)
  • Abdominal Pain (74 people, 25.26%)
  • Cholecystitis Chronic (70 people, 23.89%)
  • Back Pain (68 people, 23.21%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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