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 High blood pressure. This review analyzes which people have Pulmonary embolism 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, 18, 2017

51,409 people reported to have side effects when taking Fish Oil.
Among them, 537 people (1.04%) 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: 67.74 %
  • male: 32.26 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.27 %
  • 20-29: 6.96 %
  • 30-39: 10.97 %
  • 40-49: 20.89 %
  • 50-59: 15.19 %
  • 60+: 44.73 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (58 people, 10.80%)
  • Pain (57 people, 10.61%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (53 people, 9.87%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (48 people, 8.94%)
  • Birth Control (45 people, 8.38%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Yaz (93 people, 17.32%)
  • Aspirin (87 people, 16.20%)
  • Lipitor (78 people, 14.53%)
  • Yasmin (71 people, 13.22%)
  • Zometa (70 people, 13.04%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Deep Venous Thrombosis (166 people, 30.91%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (142 people, 26.44%)
  • Pain (139 people, 25.88%)
  • Injury (101 people, 18.81%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (97 people, 18.06%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Do you have Pulmonary embolism when taking Fish oil?

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)

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 96,727 Pulmonary embolism patients).

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