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 20,159 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.
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Fish oil has active ingredients of fish oil. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from 21,146 Fish oil users)
Confusion has been reported by people with depression, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, stress and anxiety. (latest reports from 36,501 Confusion patients)
On May, 3, 2015: 20,149 people reported to have side effects when taking Fish oil. Among them, 88 people (0.44%) have Confusion.
Time on Fish oil when people have Confusion * :
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Gender of people who have Confusion when taking Fish oil * :
Age of people who have Confusion when taking Fish oil * :
Severity of Confusion when taking Fish oil ** :
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How people recovered from Confusion ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (11 people, 12.50%)
- Anxiety (8 people, 9.09%)
- Multiple sclerosis (7 people, 7.95%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (6 people, 6.82%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (5 people, 5.68%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (25 people, 28.41%)
- Vitamin d (23 people, 26.14%)
- Simvastatin (13 people, 14.77%)
- Multi-vitamin (13 people, 14.77%)
- Metoprolol tartrate (11 people, 12.50%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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