Review: could Fish oil cause Stuffy nose (Nasal congestion)?
Summary: Stuffy nose is found among people who take Fish oil, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Aspirin, and have Preventive health care.
We study 20,128 people who have side effects while taking Fish oil from FDA and social media. Among them, 94 have Stuffy nose. Find out below who they are, when they have Stuffy nose 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 21,120 Fish oil users)
Stuffy nose (blockage of the nasal passages usually due to membranes lining the nose becoming swollen from inflamed blood vessels) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, asthma, osteoporosis, erection problems. (latest reports from 14,499 Stuffy nose patients)
On Feb, 4, 2015: 20,128 people reported to have side effects when taking Fish oil. Among them, 94 people (0.47%) have Stuffy Nose.
Time on Fish oil when people have Stuffy nose * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Stuffy nose||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Stuffy nose when taking Fish oil * :
|Stuffy nose||81.13%||18.87% |
Age of people who have Stuffy nose when taking Fish oil * :
|Stuffy nose||0.00%||0.00%||1.08%||1.08%||8.60%||23.66%||37.63%||27.96% |
Severity of Stuffy nose when taking Fish oil ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Stuffy nose||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Stuffy nose ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Stuffy nose||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Prophylaxis (19 people, 20.21%)
- Pain (12 people, 12.77%)
- Hypertension (10 people, 10.64%)
- Immunodeficiency common variable (8 people, 8.51%)
- Vitamin supplementation (7 people, 7.45%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (38 people, 40.43%)
- Multi-vitamins (28 people, 29.79%)
- Omeprazole (27 people, 28.72%)
- Vitamin d (26 people, 27.66%)
- Calcium (25 people, 26.60%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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finger bones on fire at tips and also toes burning like fire; back of neck and tip of nose very cold and eyes puffy; urine is red sometimes but then sometimes dark brown with yellow foam and white spots in it; tongue coated all white and smells bad; can't sit still because the tailbone is on fire; also burning when passing urine and poo poo smell very bad like ammonia; vision blur and see floating spots when i bend down to tie shoe--can't cook food, smell too bad, really bad if fish or carrots; sounds all loud and ringy and have the ring in right ear at night; wake up early and can't sleep well--want to throw up some times--never do, but get really dizzy--skin have rash on elbows and losing hair on top and also on botton, where it turn grey--everything smell bad, even ocean air or from fan in attic; can't stand sound of birds skawking--want to just lie down all the time--no energy--legs get weak late in morning or if i sit too long-can't watch tv no more, all the colors blur and have to sit too close and everyone get mad--stuff drip from nose and dry on upper lip--taste bad--hard to swallow--try a lot to swallow--feel lump in throat all the time--big lump on neck move up and down when i swallow; get very red and hurt a lot. what do i have? no one know. no doctor want see me. what i have?
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