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. This review analyzes which people have Diverticulitis 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, 17, 2017

51,409 people reported to have side effects when taking Fish Oil.
Among them, 159 people (0.31%) have Diverticulitis

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Fish oil cause Diverticulitis?

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

  • female: 62.99 %
  • male: 37.01 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.75 %
  • 30-39: 1.49 %
  • 40-49: 5.97 %
  • 50-59: 16.42 %
  • 60+: 75.37 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (39 people, 24.53%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (26 people, 16.35%)
  • Seasonal Allergy (23 people, 14.47%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (22 people, 13.84%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (21 people, 13.21%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (38 people, 23.90%)
  • Zometa (33 people, 20.75%)
  • Revlimid (33 people, 20.75%)
  • Celebrex (32 people, 20.13%)
  • Folic Acid (30 people, 18.87%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Diarrhea (50 people, 31.45%)
  • Fatigue (39 people, 24.53%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (36 people, 22.64%)
  • Joint Pain (35 people, 22.01%)
  • Chest Pain (33 people, 20.75%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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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 53,446 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 15,714 Diverticulitis patients).

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