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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 20,159 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

Fish oil has active ingredients of fish oil. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from 21,146 Fish oil users)

Stuffy nose

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 14,508 Stuffy nose patients)

On May, 7, 2015: 20,159 people reported to have side effects when taking Fish oil. Among them, 94 people (0.47%) have Stuffy Nose.

Trend of Stuffy nose in Fish oil reports

Time on Fish oil when people have Stuffy nose * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Stuffy nose0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Stuffy nose when taking Fish oil * :

FemaleMale
Stuffy nose81.13%18.87%

Age of people who have Stuffy nose when taking Fish oil * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Stuffy nose0.00%0.00%1.08%1.08%8.60%23.66%37.63%27.96%

Severity of Stuffy nose when taking Fish oil ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Stuffy nose0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Stuffy nose ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Stuffy nose0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Prophylaxis (19 people, 20.21%)
  2. Pain (12 people, 12.77%)
  3. Hypertension (10 people, 10.64%)
  4. Immunodeficiency common variable (8 people, 8.51%)
  5. Vitamin supplementation (7 people, 7.45%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (38 people, 40.43%)
  2. Multi-vitamins (28 people, 29.79%)
  3. Omeprazole (27 people, 28.72%)
  4. Vitamin d (26 people, 27.66%)
  5. Calcium (25 people, 26.60%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • I occasionally have outbreaks of Rosacea. I may be experiencing one now. Can this cause the above problems? Especially with dizziness?

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