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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

Fish oil (latest outcomes from 20,968 users) has active ingredients of fish oil. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.

Stuffy nose

Stuffy nose (blockage of the nasal passages usually due to membranes lining the nose becoming swollen from inflamed blood vessels) (latest reports from 77,220 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.

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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