Review: could Fish oil cause Diarrhea?
We study 20,070 people who have side effects while taking Fish oil from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,054 have Diarrhea. Find out below who they are, when they have Diarrhea and more.
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Fish oil (latest outcomes from 21,046 users) has active ingredients of fish oil. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.
Diarrhea (latest reports from 1,098,023 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, depression.
On Aug, 11, 2014: 20,059 people reported to have side effects when taking Fish oil. Among them, 1,054 people (5.25%) have Diarrhea. They amount to 0.10% of all the 1,097,904 people who have Diarrhea on eHealthMe.
Time on Fish oil when people have Diarrhea * :
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Gender of people who have Diarrhea when taking Fish oil * :
Age of people who have Diarrhea when taking Fish oil * :
Severity of Diarrhea when taking Fish oil ** :
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How people recovered from Diarrhea ** :
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Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (147 people, 13.95%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (104 people, 9.87%)
- Depression (75 people, 7.12%)
- Vitamin supplementation (63 people, 5.98%)
- Osteoporosis (59 people, 5.60%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (423 people, 40.13%)
- Vitamin d (196 people, 18.60%)
- Calcium (194 people, 18.41%)
- Lipitor (176 people, 16.70%)
- Folic acid (170 people, 16.13%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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