Fish oil and Diarrhea - from FDA reports


Summary

Diarrhea is found among people who take Fish oil, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Vitamin D, and have High blood pressure. This review analyzes which people have Diarrhea with Fish oil. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 53,936 people who have side effects when taking Fish oil from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Sep, 20, 2017

53,936 people reported to have side effects when taking Fish oil.
Among them, 3,086 people (5.72%) have Diarrhea


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Fish oil cause Diarrhea?

Time on Fish oil when people have Diarrhea *:

  • < 1 month: 46.15 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 15.38 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 7.69 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 7.69 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 7.69 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 7.69 %
  • 10+ years: 7.69 %

Gender of people who have Diarrhea when taking Fish oil *:

  • female: 65.14 %
  • male: 34.86 %

Age of people who have Diarrhea when taking Fish oil *:

  • 0-1: 0.04 %
  • 2-9: 0.2 %
  • 10-19: 0.61 %
  • 20-29: 1.82 %
  • 30-39: 3.51 %
  • 40-49: 8.63 %
  • 50-59: 21.54 %
  • 60+: 63.65 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (318 people, 10.30%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (195 people, 6.32%)
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (177 people, 5.74%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (167 people, 5.41%)
  • Pain (158 people, 5.12%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Vitamin D (443 people, 14.36%)
  • Aspirin (442 people, 14.32%)
  • Calcium (315 people, 10.21%)
  • Vitamin D3 (311 people, 10.08%)
  • Lipitor (300 people, 9.72%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (817 people, 26.47%)
  • Fatigue (670 people, 21.71%)
  • Nausea And Vomiting (554 people, 17.95%)
  • Weakness (400 people, 12.96%)
  • Headache (366 people, 11.86%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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