Review: Hair loss in Fish oil
(By eHealthMe on Nov, 26, 2013)
Severity ratings: 2.4/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
This is a review of Hair loss by studying 18,006 people who take Fish oil. We analyze: the time on Fish oil when people have Hair loss, gender and age of these people, the severity of Hair loss, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Fish oil. The review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Fish oil (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of fish oil. It is used in high blood cholesterol, general physical condition abnormal, healthy living, vitamin supplementation, arthritis. Commonly reported side effects of Fish oil include skin blushing/flushing, flushing aggravated, fatigue, nausea, nausea aggravated.
Hair loss has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression.
On Nov, 26, 2013: 17,972 people reported to have side effects when taking Fish oil. Among them, 197 people (1.10%) have Hair Loss.
Time on Fish oil when people have Hair loss * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Hair loss||0.00%||0.00%||50.00%||25.00%||0.00%||25.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Hair loss when taking Fish oil * :
|Hair loss||83.67%||16.33% |
Age of people who have Hair loss when taking Fish oil * :
|Hair loss||0.00%||0.00%||3.07%||1.23%||7.36%||11.04%||28.22%||49.08% |
Severity of Hair loss when taking Fish oil ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Hair loss||0.00%||60.00%||40.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Hair loss ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Hair loss||0.00%||20.00%||80.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (24 people, 12.18%)
- Hypothyroidism (22 people, 11.17%)
- Product used for unknown indication (21 people, 10.66%)
- Vitamin supplementation (17 people, 8.63%)
- Atrial fibrillation (16 people, 8.12%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (50 people, 25.38%)
- Calcium (39 people, 19.80%)
- Vitamin d (39 people, 19.80%)
- Multi-vitamins (26 people, 13.20%)
- Synthroid (23 people, 11.68%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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- By Penni: Will taking garcinia cambogia interfere with the good effects of taking omega 3 fish oil?
(for a 59 year old woman who takes Omega-3, Metformin)
I've just started taking Omega 3 fish oil and am considering the purchase of Garcinia Cambogia to assist in my weight loss goal. Will the GC cancel out the effects of the Omega 3?
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losing my hair is very upsetting
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trying to determine if the above list of drugs are safely taken on a daily bases and if any interact causing adverse symptoms. recently had severe episodes of chest pain,test resulted in no heart attack or pulmonary embolism.
Am concerned medications could be causing my symptoms
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