Review: could Fish oil cause Anemia?
Summary: Anemia could be caused by Fish oil, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Vitamin b12, and have Restless leg syndrome.
We study 19,998 people who have side effects while taking Fish oil from FDA and social media. Among them, 2 have Anemia. Find out below who they are, when they have Anemia and more.
On Apr, 11, 2014: 20,139 people reported to have side effects when taking Fish oil. Among them, 2 people (0.01%) have Anemia. They amount to 0.25% of all the 804 people who have Anemia on eHealthMe.
Time on Fish oil when people have Anemia * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Anemia when taking Fish oil * :
Age of people who have Anemia when taking Fish oil * :
Severity of Anemia when taking Fish oil ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Anemia ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Restless leg syndrome (1 people, 50.00%)
- Enlarged prostate (1 people, 50.00%)
- Type 2 diabetes (1 people, 50.00%)
- Blood cholesterol decreased (1 people, 50.00%)
- Anaemia (1 people, 50.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Vitamin b12 (2 people, 100.00%)
- Folate (2 people, 100.00%)
- Mirapex (1 people, 50.00%)
- Tamsulosin (1 people, 50.00%)
- Metformin (1 people, 50.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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