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 has active ingredients of fish oil. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from 21,146 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 14,508 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.
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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