eHealthMe - What patients like me said? eHealthMe - a cloud computing service for drugs

What patients like me said?

More tools

Review: could Fish oil cause Pulmonary embolism?

Summary: Pulmonary embolism could be caused by Fish oil, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take Aspirin, and have Contraception.

We study 19,998 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.

How are my drugs for patients like me? On eHealthMe, you can research 300 million drug outcomes from FDA and social media. All studies are personalized to gender and age. Start now, it's anonymous, simple & free >>>

Fish oil

Fish oil (latest outcomes from 20,964 users) has active ingredients of fish oil. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.

Pulmonary embolism

Pulmonary embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung) (latest reports from 335,878 patients) has been reported by people with birth control, pain, high blood pressure, premenstrual syndrome, acne.

On Apr, 11, 2014: 20,139 people reported to have side effects when taking Fish oil. Among them, 292 people (1.45%) have Pulmonary Embolism. They amount to 0.09% of all the 335,357 people who have Pulmonary Embolism on eHealthMe.

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. Contraception (35 people, 11.99%)
  2. Pain (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.

How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

Related topic: Fish oil, Pulmonary embolism

You can also:

On eHealthMe, Fish Oil (fish oil) is often used for high blood cholesterol. Find out below the conditions Fish Oil is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

What is Fish Oil used for and how effective is it:

Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:

Could it be a symptom from a condition:

Drugs in real world that are associated with:

Could your condition cause it?

Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (19 minutes ago):

  • Asthma seems mostly under good control.
    Taking flecainide for pVC's ...frequent. 10,000 daily.and LBBB and reduced ejection to 47% .

    Reply

  • From this study (4 days ago):

  • Over the last 3 years I have experienced moderate breast growth. My hormone levels fall within an acceptable range. Is it likely that one or more of these drugs contribute to this condition?

    Reply

  • From this study (2 weeks ago):

  • Over past 6+ years, hair has thinned by half.

    Reply

    help on Apr, 9, 2014:

    hair loss maybe due to thyroid issues?

    Reply

Post a new comment    OR    Read more comments

Can you answer these questions (what is this?):

More questions for: Fish oil, Pulmonary embolism

You may be interested at these reviews (what is this?):

  • Cfs/fibro, migraine
    A strange thing happened when I started taking the Chantix for my smoking cessation... MY MIGRAINES AND TENSION HEADACHES WENT AWAY!!! As horrible as they were, and as bad as I have prayed for them to go away, I did not even notice that I didn't have the excruciating headaches anymore!! I stop ...

  • Latuda stoped hypoglcymia
    I have hypoglycemia and have had to be carefull of my sugar intake. Started taking Latuda and now i can eat sugar like most people do

  • Mirena /pulmonary embolism
    Hi , I was on mirena @ six weeks post delivery of my second sons birth in August of 2011. In march of 2013 I felt extremely tired , sluggish , like I was sick . I also was experiencing tachycardia and fever . I went in to docs and he said I had a respiratory infection and sent me home with an inhale ...

More reviews for: Fish oil, Pulmonary embolism

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.

WARNING: Please DO NOT STOP MEDICATIONS without first consulting a physician since doing so could be hazardous to your health.

DISCLAIMER: All material available on eHealthMe.com is for informational purposes only, and is not a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment provided by a qualified healthcare provider. All information is observation-only, and has not been supported by scientific studies or clinical trials unless otherwise stated. Different individuals may respond to medication in different ways. Every effort has been made to ensure that all information is accurate, up-to-date, and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect. The use of the eHealthMe site and its content is at your own risk.

You may report adverse side effects to the FDA at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch/ or 1-800-FDA-1088 (1-800-332-1088).

If you use this eHealthMe study on publication, please acknowledge it with a citation: study title, URL, accessed date.

Related study

- Fish Oil side effects

 

Related symptom

- Pulmonary Embolism

 

 

Recent user comments

- "Also take Lansoprazole for Reflux and Lercandipi ... " (17 minutes ago)

- "Asthma seems mostly under good control. Taking flec ... " (19 minutes ago)

- "i started to get tingling in my left arm all the way ... " (2 hours ago)

- "Since taking the cloxacillin my skin around my neck a ... " (3 hours ago)

- "Intestinal cramp with gases, bloating and discomfort, ... " (10 hours ago)

 

Tools

- Check symptoms
- Check drugs
- Compare drugs
- Ask a question
- Write a review
- Report a side effect

 

Popular searches

- Skin Oily
- Rosuvastatin Zinc
- Northern White Cedar
- E.e.s. 400
- Origanum Majorana

   

Drugs: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Conditions: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Side effects: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Symptoms: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

About - Terms of service - Privacy policy - Press - Advertise - Apps - Testimonials - Contact us

 
© 2014 eHealthMe.com. All rights reserved. Use of this site constitutes acceptance of eHealthMe.com's terms of service and privacy policy.