Review: could Fish oil cause Gallstones?
Summary: Gallstones is found among people who take Fish oil, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Aspirin, and have Contraception.
We study 20,104 people who have side effects while taking Fish oil from FDA and social media. Among them, 226 have Gallstones. Find out below who they are, when they have Gallstones 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 Fish oil 21,089 users)
Gallstones (stone formation by bile component) has been reported by people with birth control, multiple sclerosis, acne, high blood pressure, premenstrual syndrome.(latest reports from Gallstones 25,133 patients)
On Dec, 5, 2014: 20,104 people reported to have side effects when taking Fish oil. Among them, 226 people (1.12%) have Gallstones.
Time on Fish oil when people have Gallstones * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Gallstones when taking Fish oil * :
Age of people who have Gallstones when taking Fish oil * :
Severity of Gallstones when taking Fish oil ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Gallstones ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Contraception (27 people, 11.95%)
- Pain (25 people, 11.06%)
- Premenstrual syndrome (22 people, 9.73%)
- Depression (20 people, 8.85%)
- Acne (18 people, 7.96%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (79 people, 34.96%)
- Yasmin (60 people, 26.55%)
- Multi-vitamins (57 people, 25.22%)
- Prilosec (56 people, 24.78%)
- Yaz (52 people, 23.01%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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