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Review: could Fish oil cause Diverticulitis?

Summary: Diverticulitis could be caused by Fish oil, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, also take Aspirin, and have Hypertension.

We study 19,998 people who have side effects while taking Fish oil from FDA and social media. Among them, 69 have Diverticulitis. Find out below who they are, when they have Diverticulitis and more.

On Apr, 10, 2014: 20,139 people reported to have side effects when taking Fish oil. Among them, 69 people (0.34%) have Diverticulitis. They amount to 0.11% of all the 63,307 people who have Diverticulitis on eHealthMe.

Trend of Diverticulitis in Fish oil reports

Time on Fish oil when people have Diverticulitis * :

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

FemaleMale
Diverticulitis48.57%51.43%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Diverticulitis0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%1.56%0.00%7.81%90.62%

Severity of Diverticulitis when taking Fish oil ** :

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How people recovered from Diverticulitis ** :

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Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (19 people, 27.54%)
  2. Seasonal allergy (18 people, 26.09%)
  3. Multiple myeloma (18 people, 26.09%)
  4. Mood altered (17 people, 24.64%)
  5. Diarrhoea (17 people, 24.64%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (35 people, 50.72%)
  2. Revlimid (30 people, 43.48%)
  3. Zometa (30 people, 43.48%)
  4. Celebrex (25 people, 36.23%)
  5. Lasix (23 people, 33.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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