Review: could Fish oil cause Stuffy nose?
Summary: Stuffy nose could be caused by Fish oil, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take Aspirin, and have Prophylaxis.
We study 19,998 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 (latest outcomes from 20,964 users) has active ingredients of fish oil. It is often used in high blood cholesterol, general physical condition abnormal. Commonly reported side effects of Fish oil include skin blushing/flushing, flushing aggravated, nausea, nausea aggravated, fatigue.
Stuffy nose (blockage of the nasal passages usually due to membranes lining the nose becoming swollen from inflamed blood vessels) (latest reports from 77,189 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, asthma, osteoporosis, erection problems.
On Apr, 9, 2014: 20,139 people reported to have side effects when taking Fish oil. Among them, 94 people (0.47%) have Stuffy Nose. They amount to 0.12% of all the 77,240 people who have Stuffy Nose on eHealthMe.
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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