Fish oil and Pulmonary embolism - from FDA reports


Summary

Pulmonary embolism is found among people who take Fish Oil, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Yaz, and have Pain . We study 46,159 people who have side effects while taking Fish oil from FDA. Among them, 514 have Pulmonary embolism. Find out below who they are, when they have Pulmonary embolism 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)

Pulmonary Embolism

Pulmonary embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung) has been reported by people with birth control, pain, multiple myeloma, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis (latest reports from 91,942 Pulmonary embolism patients).

On Feb, 06, 2017

46,159 people reported to have side effects when taking Fish Oil.
Among them, 514 people (1.11%) have Pulmonary Embolism


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Fish oil cause Pulmonary embolism?

Time on Fish Oil when people have Pulmonary Embolism *:

  • < 1 month: 26.67 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 6.67 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 33.33 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 13.33 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 6.67 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 13.33 %

Gender of people who have Pulmonary Embolism when taking Fish Oil *:

  • female: 68.84 %
  • male: 31.16 %

Age of people who have Pulmonary Embolism when taking Fish Oil *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.33 %
  • 20-29: 7.3 %
  • 30-39: 11.28 %
  • 40-49: 21.9 %
  • 50-59: 14.82 %
  • 60+: 43.36 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (53 people, 10.31%)
  • High Blood Pressure (51 people, 9.92%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (51 people, 9.92%)
  • Birth Control (45 people, 8.75%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (44 people, 8.56%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Yaz (93 people, 18.09%)
  • Aspirin (87 people, 16.93%)
  • Lipitor (75 people, 14.59%)
  • Yasmin (71 people, 13.81%)
  • Zometa (70 people, 13.62%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Deep Venous Thrombosis (158 people, 30.74%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (141 people, 27.43%)
  • Pain (136 people, 26.46%)
  • Injury (101 people, 19.65%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (95 people, 18.48%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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