Review: could Fish Oil cause Elevated Liver Enzymes?


Summary

Elevated liver enzymes is found among people who take Fish Oil, especially for people who are male, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication B Complex Vitamin, and have Anxiety disorder . We study 19,920 people who have side effects while taking Fish oil from FDA and social media. Among them, 6 have Elevated liver enzymes. Find out below who they are, when they have Elevated liver enzymes and more.

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Fish Oil

Fish oil has active ingredients of fish oil. It is often used in supplementation therapy. (latest outcomes from Fish oil 20,416 users)

Elevated Liver Enzymes

Elevated liver enzymes (high liver enzymes) has been reported by people with hives, headache, fatigue, nausea (latest reports from 252 Elevated liver enzymes patients).

On Jul, 20, 2016

19,920 people reported to have side effects when taking Fish Oil.
Among them, 6 people (0.03%) have Elevated Liver Enzymes


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Fish oil cause Elevated liver enzymes?

Time on Fish Oil when people have Elevated Liver Enzymes *:

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

Gender of people who have Elevated Liver Enzymes when taking Fish Oil *:

  • female: 50 %
  • male: 50 %

Age of people who have Elevated Liver Enzymes when taking Fish Oil *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 16.67 %
  • 40-49: 16.67 %
  • 50-59: 50.0 %
  • 60+: 16.67 %

Severity if Elevated Liver Enzymes when taking Fish Oil **:

  • least: 20 %
  • moderate: 40 %
  • severe: 40 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Elevated Liver Enzymes **:

  • while on drug: 25 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 75 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Anxiety Disorder (9 people)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (8 people)
  • Oesophageal Erosions (8 people)
  • Fatigue (8 people)
  • Allergies (8 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Sulfasalazine (8 people)
  • Hydroxyzine (8 people)
  • Folic Acid (8 people)
  • Biotin (8 people)
  • B Complex Vitamin (8 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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