Fish oil and Diverticulitis - from FDA reports


Diverticulitis is found among people who take Fish Oil, especially for people who are female, 60+ old also take medication Aspirin, and have High blood pressure . We study 46,159 people who have side effects while taking Fish oil from FDA. Among them, 149 have Diverticulitis. Find out below who they are, when they have Diverticulitis 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)


Diverticulitis (digestive disease which involves the formation of pouches (diverticula) within the bowel wall) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, multiple myeloma (latest reports from 14,685 Diverticulitis patients).

On Feb, 02, 2017

46,159 people reported to have side effects when taking Fish Oil.
Among them, 149 people (0.32%) have Diverticulitis

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Fish oil cause Diverticulitis?

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

  • female: 61.11 %
  • male: 38.89 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.79 %
  • 30-39: 1.57 %
  • 40-49: 6.3 %
  • 50-59: 16.54 %
  • 60+: 74.8 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (38 people, 25.50%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (24 people, 16.11%)
  • Seasonal Allergy (22 people, 14.77%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (21 people, 14.09%)
  • Joint Pain (21 people, 14.09%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (38 people, 25.50%)
  • Zometa (33 people, 22.15%)
  • Revlimid (33 people, 22.15%)
  • Celebrex (31 people, 20.81%)
  • Folic Acid (30 people, 20.13%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Diarrhea (49 people, 32.89%)
  • Fatigue (39 people, 26.17%)
  • Joint Pain (34 people, 22.82%)
  • Chest Pain (33 people, 22.15%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (33 people, 22.15%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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