Review: could Fish oil cause Cough?
(By eHealthMe on Feb, 25, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.4/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 20,099 people who take Fish oil. Among them, 554 have Cough. See who they are, when they have Cough and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Fish oil (latest outcomes from 18,930 users) has active ingredients of fish oil. It is often used in high blood cholesterol, general physical condition abnormal. Commonly reported side effects of Fish oil include skin blushing/flushing, flushing aggravated, fatigue, nausea, nausea aggravated.
Cough (latest reports from 464,920 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, asthma, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol.
On Feb, 19, 2014: 18,079 people reported to have side effects when taking Fish oil. Among them, 555 people (3.07%) have Cough.
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Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (67 people, 12.07%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (60 people, 10.81%)
- Osteoporosis (56 people, 10.09%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (55 people, 9.91%)
- Pain (47 people, 8.47%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (255 people, 45.95%)
- Folic acid (137 people, 24.68%)
- Zometa (129 people, 23.24%)
- Calcium (114 people, 20.54%)
- Vitamin d (114 people, 20.54%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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From this study (4 weeks ago):
While I had the flu I began using guaifenesin and Sudafed to try to relieve the symptoms of sinus discharge, post-nasal drip and phlegm, and cough. I have mostly recovered but still cough a lot due to excessive sinus drainage and phlegm in my lungs.
From this study (5 months ago):
started using benazepril hcl for few months, then I developed severe coughing
the coughing stopped after I stopped taking the medicine.
then I started taking losartan potassium and started coughing too
From this study (12 months ago):
emelita on Mar, 24, 2011:
Yesterday I ask my pharmacy to print me a copy of all the medicine i have taken and he is kind enough to print me from 2005 to present 2011. I have seen that I have been on lisinopryl since or maybe as early as 2005 to 2009. On 2008 I have been diagnose with Uterus cancer so i have an extensive Hysterectomy. By the way all symptoms that I have at the time I am taking lisinopryl is the pain on my hips which I cannot walk much and sit much and stand much. I have always infections which wont go away. after the hysterectomy, the hips pains go away and the infections go away too. After that I change Doctor and he gave me a different HB pills. Now one week ago I started feeling the pain again after the Doctor change my medication So I started digging on what mediation I am taking that resulted of me having a cancer on the uterus and this lisinopryl is the culprit. lisinopryl. at that time I am also taking Atenolol 100 mg.
amanda biggs on Aug, 31, 2012:
i have breast cancer and i was not feel well so went to doctor and they put me no penicillin vk are they shue it all right to take them
Emm on Apr, 9, 2013:
It is highly unlikely that Lisinopril caused your cancer. You say you also take Atenolol. Both of these medications affect potassium levels in the blood. Altered potassium can cause muscle pain and cramping. The cancer also causes pain. If you are in remission make an appt ASAP. I pray for your recovery. Drink plenty of fluids, eat a mostly raw diet, and do all you can to stay well. Good luck.
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