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Review: could Fish oil cause Confusion?





Summary: Confusion 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 20,104 people who have side effects while taking Fish oil from FDA and social media. Among them, 88 have Confusion. Find out below who they are, when they have Confusion and more.

You are not alone: join a mobile support group for people who take Fish oil and have Confusion >>>

Fish oil

Fish oil has active ingredients of fish oil. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from Fish oil 21,089 users)

Confusion

Confusion has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, pain, multiple sclerosis, stress and anxiety.(latest reports from Confusion 36,429 patients)

On Nov, 29, 2014: 20,104 people reported to have side effects when taking Fish oil. Among them, 88 people (0.44%) have Confusion.

Trend of Confusion in Fish oil reports

Time on Fish oil when people have Confusion * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Confusion16.67%0.00%16.67%0.00%33.33%33.33%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Confusion63.53%36.47%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Confusion0.00%0.00%0.00%3.66%6.10%23.17%15.85%51.22%

Severity of Confusion when taking Fish oil ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Confusion0.00%83.33%0.00%16.67%

How people recovered from Confusion ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Confusion0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (11 people, 12.50%)
  2. Anxiety (8 people, 9.09%)
  3. Multiple sclerosis (7 people, 7.95%)
  4. Blood cholesterol increased (6 people, 6.82%)
  5. Rheumatoid arthritis (5 people, 5.68%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (25 people, 28.41%)
  2. Vitamin d (23 people, 26.14%)
  3. Simvastatin (13 people, 14.77%)
  4. Multi-vitamin (13 people, 14.77%)
  5. Metoprolol tartrate (11 people, 12.50%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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    (Asked by a 98 year old woman who has Burning Bones--bones Feel On Fire, and takes Turmeric Root, Vitamin B12, Fish Oil, Lipoic Acid, Chamomile, Milkweed, Valerian, Kava)
    finger bones on fire at tips and also toes burning like fire; back of neck and tip of nose very cold and eyes puffy; urine is red sometimes but then sometimes dark brown with yellow foam and white spots in it; tongue coated all white and smells bad; can't sit still because the tailbone is on fire; a ...
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    (Asked by a 88 year old woman who has Shortness Of Breath, Confusion, Sleepy, and takes Vicodin)
    My 87 yr Mom has taken copious amts of Vicodin for 25+ yrs for arthritis & surgery pain management. Recently, Mom said the "carpet bubbles up 3-4 ft & trips her". Are hallucinations like this a sign of serious drug abuse? Is Mom's life in danger of drug overdose?
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    (Asked by a 61 year old woman who has Chest Wall Pain, Confusion, and takes Depo-estradiol)
    I want to know what kind of withdraw effects to expect with this drug. Been on it awhile and think I need to get off.
  • Penis is not sensitive. difficult to ejaculate, little, sometimes, no semen produced
    (Asked by a 67 year old man who has Difficulty Ejaculating, Penile Insensitivity, and takes Lipitor, Terazosin Hydrochloride, Fish Oil, Baby Aspirin, Glucosamine And Chondroitin Sulfate And MSM)
    I have no problem getting an erection; however, I seem to "lose interest" and full erection shortly after I penetrate. Viagra, etc. have not helped with this. As noted above, my penis is less sensitive and requires a lot of friction for me to ejaculate. Amount of ejaculate greatly reduced. I am look ...
  • Have you ever had a swollen lymph node in the neck area caused by medication you are taking?
    (Asked by a 63 year old man who has Swollen Lymph Nodes, and takes Simvastatin, Lisinopril, Coreg, Amlodipine, Pantoprazole, Fish Oil, Selenium, Vitamin B12, Vitamin E, Ergocalciferol)
    I have a swollen lymph node which appeared in the neck area under my left ear about three weeks ago...it grew quickly (overnight) and then it came down significantly after I took antibiotics. It is almost gone, but I can still feel a very, very small lump (it still keeps going down every day). Went ...

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