Review: could Fish oil cause Overactive thyroid (Hyperthyroidism)?
Summary: Overactive thyroid 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 High blood pressure.
We study 20,149 people who have side effects while taking Fish oil from FDA and social media. Among them, 18 have Overactive thyroid. Find out below who they are, when they have Overactive thyroid 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 21,133 Fish oil users)
Overactive thyroid (extra secretions from thyroid) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, hepatitis c, hypothyroidism, multiple sclerosis. (latest reports from 8,084 Overactive thyroid patients)
On Mar, 27, 2015: 20,139 people reported to have side effects when taking Fish oil. Among them, 18 people (0.09%) have Overactive Thyroid.
Time on Fish oil when people have Overactive thyroid * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Overactive thyroid||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Overactive thyroid when taking Fish oil * :
|Overactive thyroid||77.78%||22.22% |
Age of people who have Overactive thyroid when taking Fish oil * :
|Overactive thyroid||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||8.33%||8.33%||8.33%||75.00% |
Severity of Overactive thyroid when taking Fish oil ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Overactive thyroid||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Overactive thyroid ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Overactive thyroid||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (4 people, 22.22%)
- Pain (3 people, 16.67%)
- Cardiac disorder (2 people, 11.11%)
- Hypothyroidism (2 people, 11.11%)
- Type 2 diabetes mellitus (2 people, 11.11%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (13 people, 72.22%)
- Lisinopril (6 people, 33.33%)
- Calcium (6 people, 33.33%)
- Nexium (6 people, 33.33%)
- Toprol-xl (5 people, 27.78%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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- A study of side effects of Leucovorin Calcium for a 60-year old man with Hyperthyroidism. The patient has Hyperthyroidism
- A study of drug interactions between Acetaminophen And Hydrocodone Bitartrate, Fish Oil, Vitamin D, Triamterene And Hydrochlorothiazide, Levothyroxine Sodium, Victoza, Lantus Solostar for a 52-year old woman with Sciatica, Blood Cholesterol Abnormal, Vitamin D Decreased, Edema - Peripheral, Peripheral Edema, Thyroid Mass, Diabetes Mellitus. The patient has Foot, Leg, And Ankle Swelling, Ankle Pain, Low Back Pain
- A study of drug interactions between Cranberry Extract, Calcium, Vitamin D, Iron EDTA, Fish Oil, Vitamin B12, Zimovane, Crestor, XANAX, Paxil for a 69-year old woman with UTI - Chronic Or Recurrent, Leg Pain, Anemia, Good For You, Liver Fibrosis, Sleepy, High Blood Cholesterol, Anxiety, Depression. The patient has Vitamin B12 Increased, Iron Deficiency Anaemia, Sore Right Hip, Numbness And Tingling, Right-sided Heart Failure, Back Pain, Back Pain - Low, Abdominal Pain Lower, Blood Urine
- A study of drug interactions between Coenzyme Q10, Fish Oil, Carisoprodol, Lunesta, Crestor for a 56-year old man with Health, Muscle Aches, Sleepy, Cholestasis. The patient has Facial Flushing About Once A Day - Very Red
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