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 Birth control.
We study 20,139 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 21,128 Fish oil users)
Gallstones (stone formation by bile component) has been reported by people with birth control, multiple sclerosis, acne, premenstrual syndrome, high blood pressure. (latest reports from 25,137 Gallstones patients)
On Mar, 16, 2015: 20,139 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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- A study of drug interactions between Fish Oil, Omeprazole, Gemfibrozil, Enalapril Maleate, Simvastatin, Hydrochlorothiazide for a 55-year old man with Blood Triglycerides Abnormal, Barrett's Oesophagus, High Blood Cholesterol And Triglycerides, High Blood Pressure, High Blood Cholesterol. The patient has High Blood Sugar
- A study of drug interactions between Probiotic, B Complex Vitamin, Fish Oil, Creon for a 48-year old woman with Abdominal Discomfort, Fatigue, High Blood Cholesterol, Pancreaticoduodenenctomy.
- A study of drug interactions between Vitamin D, Fish Oil, Losartan Potassium, Simvastatin, Baclofen for a 51-year old woman with Vitamin D Decreased, High Blood Cholesterol, High Blood Pressure, Muscle Spasms. The patient has Fear Of Eating, Uncontrollable Urination, Sudden Onset Of Sleep
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- Comparions of Ortho Tri-cyclen Lo, EPA/DHA Ethyl Ester for a 22-year old woman who has Birth Control
- Comparions of Flaxseed Oil, Fish Oil, Aspirin, Vitamin C, Centrum Silver for a 56-year old man who has Enzyme Supplementation
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
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