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Review: could Fish oil cause Pulmonary embolism?

Summary: Pulmonary embolism is found among people who take Fish oil, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Aspirin, and have Pain.

We study 20,128 people who have side effects while taking Fish oil from FDA and social media. Among them, 292 have Pulmonary embolism. Find out below who they are, when they have Pulmonary embolism and more.

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Fish oil

Fish oil has active ingredients of fish oil. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from 21,120 Fish oil users)

Pulmonary embolism

Pulmonary embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung) has been reported by people with birth control, pain, premenstrual syndrome, acne, high blood pressure. (latest reports from 61,170 Pulmonary embolism patients)

On Feb, 2, 2015: 20,128 people reported to have side effects when taking Fish oil. Among them, 292 people (1.45%) have Pulmonary Embolism.

Trend of Pulmonary embolism in Fish oil reports

Time on Fish oil when people have Pulmonary embolism * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Pulmonary embolism9.09%9.09%45.45%18.18%0.00%0.00%18.18%

Gender of people who have Pulmonary embolism when taking Fish oil * :

FemaleMale
Pulmonary embolism67.11%32.89%

Age of people who have Pulmonary embolism when taking Fish oil * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Pulmonary embolism0.00%0.00%0.79%9.13%8.73%25.79%13.89%41.67%

Severity of Pulmonary embolism when taking Fish oil ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Pulmonary embolism100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Pulmonary embolism ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (35 people, 11.99%)
  2. Contraception (35 people, 11.99%)
  3. Hypertension (28 people, 9.59%)
  4. Anxiety (23 people, 7.88%)
  5. Depression (19 people, 6.51%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (84 people, 28.77%)
  2. Multi-vitamins (75 people, 25.68%)
  3. Calcium (66 people, 22.60%)
  4. Zometa (64 people, 21.92%)
  5. Celebrex (59 people, 20.21%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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