Review: could Fish Oil cause Sleeping Difficulty?


Sleeping difficulty is found among people who take Fish Oil, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Aspirin, and have Depression . We study 27,760 people who have side effects while taking Fish oil from FDA and social media. Among them, 816 have Sleeping difficulty. Find out below who they are, when they have Sleeping difficulty 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 30,294 users)

Sleeping Difficulty

Sleeping difficulty (difficult sleeping) has been reported by people with drug ineffective, drowsiness, memory loss, fatigue, stress and anxiety (latest reports from 150,726 Sleeping difficulty patients).

On Aug, 25, 2016

27,760 people reported to have side effects when taking Fish Oil.
Among them, 816 people (2.94%) have Sleeping Difficulty

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Fish oil cause Sleeping difficulty?

Time on Fish Oil when people have Sleeping Difficulty *:

  • < 1 month: 7.41 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 14.81 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 14.81 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 22.22 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 14.81 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 22.22 %
  • 10+ years: 3.7 %

Gender of people who have Sleeping Difficulty when taking Fish Oil *:

  • female: 61.64 %
  • male: 38.36 %

Age of people who have Sleeping Difficulty when taking Fish Oil *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.46 %
  • 10-19: 0.92 %
  • 20-29: 2.15 %
  • 30-39: 4.14 %
  • 40-49: 9.51 %
  • 50-59: 26.23 %
  • 60+: 56.6 %

Severity if Sleeping Difficulty when taking Fish Oil **:

  • least: 12 %
  • moderate: 48 %
  • severe: 36 %
  • most severe: 4 %

How people recovered from Sleeping Difficulty **:

  • while on drug: 6.67 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 93.33 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (127 people)
  • Pain (99 people)
  • Hypertension (98 people)
  • Blood Cholesterol Increased (85 people)
  • Anxiety (64 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (186 people)
  • Prilosec (110 people)
  • Lipitor (105 people)
  • Simvastatin (103 people)
  • Lisinopril (103 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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