Review: could Fish oil cause Boils?
Summary: Boils could be caused by Fish oil, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take Humira, and have Rheumatoid arthritis.
We study 19,998 people who have side effects while taking Fish oil from FDA and social media. Among them, 13 have Boils. Find out below who they are, when they have Boils and more.
On Apr, 15, 2014: 19,998 people reported to have side effects when taking Fish oil. Among them, 13 people (0.07%) have Boils. They amount to 0.11% of all the 11,983 people who have Boils on eHealthMe.
Time on Fish oil when people have Boils * :
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Gender of people who have Boils when taking Fish oil * :
Age of people who have Boils when taking Fish oil * :
Severity of Boils when taking Fish oil ** :
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How people recovered from Boils ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Rheumatoid arthritis (5 people, 38.46%)
- Vitamin supplementation (5 people, 38.46%)
- Pain (4 people, 30.77%)
- Hypertension (3 people, 23.08%)
- Psoriasis (2 people, 15.38%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Humira (7 people, 53.85%)
- Folic acid (4 people, 30.77%)
- Aspirin (3 people, 23.08%)
- Vitamin d (2 people, 15.38%)
- Baclofen (2 people, 15.38%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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