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Review: could Fish oil cause Drowsiness?

Summary: Drowsiness 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 Pain.

We study 20,095 people who have side effects while taking Fish oil from FDA and social media. Among them, 380 have Drowsiness. Find out below who they are, when they have Drowsiness and more.

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Fish oil

Fish oil (latest outcomes from 21,081 users) has active ingredients of fish oil. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.

Trend of fish oil reports

Drowsiness

Drowsiness (latest reports from 494,637 patients) has been reported by people with depression, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, stress and anxiety.

Trend of Drowsiness reports

On Oct, 26, 2014: 20,072 people reported to have side effects when taking Fish oil. Among them, 380 people (1.89%) have Drowsiness.

Trend of Drowsiness in Fish oil reports

Time on Fish oil when people have Drowsiness * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Drowsiness20.00%20.00%20.00%0.00%0.00%40.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Drowsiness56.56%43.44%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Drowsiness0.31%0.00%0.62%3.69%4.00%13.85%23.69%53.85%

Severity of Drowsiness when taking Fish oil ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Drowsiness0.00%33.33%50.00%16.67%

How people recovered from Drowsiness ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Drowsiness0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (47 people, 12.37%)
  2. Hypertension (45 people, 11.84%)
  3. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (35 people, 9.21%)
  4. Depression (33 people, 8.68%)
  5. Bipolar disorder (27 people, 7.11%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (136 people, 35.79%)
  2. Vitamin d (94 people, 24.74%)
  3. Lipitor (65 people, 17.11%)
  4. Lyrica (54 people, 14.21%)
  5. Calcium (54 people, 14.21%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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