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Review: could Fish oil cause Cholelithiasis (Gallstones)?

Summary: Cholelithiasis is found among people who take Fish oil, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Aspirin, and have Contraception.

We study 20,095 people who have side effects while taking Fish oil from FDA and social media. Among them, 226 have Cholelithiasis. Find out below who they are, when they have Cholelithiasis and more.

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Fish oil

Fish oil (latest outcomes from 21,081 users) has active ingredients of fish oil. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.

Trend of fish oil reports

Cholelithiasis

Cholelithiasis (the presence or formation of gallstones in the gallbladder or bile ducts) (latest reports from 196,293 patients) has been reported by people with birth control, acne, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, premenstrual syndrome.

On Oct, 31, 2014: 20,095 people reported to have side effects when taking Fish oil. Among them, 226 people (1.12%) have Cholelithiasis.

Trend of Cholelithiasis in Fish oil reports

Time on Fish oil when people have Cholelithiasis * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Cholelithiasis0.00%25.00%12.50%25.00%12.50%12.50%12.50%

Gender of people who have Cholelithiasis when taking Fish oil * :

FemaleMale
Cholelithiasis69.60%30.40%

Age of people who have Cholelithiasis when taking Fish oil * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Cholelithiasis0.00%0.00%2.02%20.71%14.14%20.71%13.13%29.29%

Severity of Cholelithiasis when taking Fish oil ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Cholelithiasis33.33%66.67%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Cholelithiasis ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Cholelithiasis0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Contraception (27 people, 11.95%)
  2. Pain (25 people, 11.06%)
  3. Premenstrual syndrome (22 people, 9.73%)
  4. Depression (20 people, 8.85%)
  5. Acne (18 people, 7.96%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (79 people, 34.96%)
  2. Yasmin (60 people, 26.55%)
  3. Multi-vitamins (57 people, 25.22%)
  4. Prilosec (56 people, 24.78%)
  5. Yaz (52 people, 23.01%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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