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Review: could Fish oil cause Back pain?





Summary: Back pain is found among people who take Fish oil, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Aspirin, and have Osteoporosis.

We study 20,104 people who have side effects while taking Fish oil from FDA and social media. Among them, 754 have Back pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Back pain 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 21,090 users)

Back pain

Back pain has been reported by people with osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, pain, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis.(latest reports from Back pain 105,943 patients)

On Dec, 25, 2014: 20,104 people reported to have side effects when taking Fish oil. Among them, 754 people (3.75%) have Back Pain.

Trend of Back pain in Fish oil reports

Time on Fish oil when people have Back pain * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Back pain0.00%28.57%0.00%57.14%14.29%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Back pain when taking Fish oil * :

FemaleMale
Back pain64.45%35.55%

Age of people who have Back pain when taking Fish oil * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Back pain0.00%0.00%0.00%0.77%4.17%10.36%24.42%60.28%

Severity of Back pain when taking Fish oil ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Back pain20.00%60.00%0.00%20.00%

How people recovered from Back pain ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Back pain0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Osteoporosis (134 people, 17.77%)
  2. Blood cholesterol increased (64 people, 8.49%)
  3. Pain (60 people, 7.96%)
  4. Hypertension (60 people, 7.96%)
  5. Cardiac disorder (43 people, 5.70%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (372 people, 49.34%)
  2. Vitamin d (191 people, 25.33%)
  3. Calcium (149 people, 19.76%)
  4. Zometa (148 people, 19.63%)
  5. Prilosec (134 people, 17.77%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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