Fish oil and Diverticulitis - from FDA reports


Diverticulitis is found among people who take Fish oil, especially for people who are female, 60+ old also take medication Aspirin, and have High blood pressure. This review analyzes which people have Diverticulitis 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, 25, 2017

53,936 people reported to have side effects when taking Fish oil.
Among them, 167 people (0.31%) have Diverticulitis

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Could Fish oil cause Diverticulitis?

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

  • female: 64.2 %
  • male: 35.8 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.71 %
  • 30-39: 1.42 %
  • 40-49: 6.38 %
  • 50-59: 16.31 %
  • 60+: 75.18 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (41 people, 24.55%)
  • Seasonal Allergy (24 people, 14.37%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (24 people, 14.37%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (22 people, 13.17%)
  • Joint Pain (22 people, 13.17%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (38 people, 22.75%)
  • Zometa (34 people, 20.36%)
  • Celebrex (34 people, 20.36%)
  • Revlimid (33 people, 19.76%)
  • Folic Acid (30 people, 17.96%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Diarrhea (50 people, 29.94%)
  • Fatigue (40 people, 23.95%)
  • Joint Pain (36 people, 21.56%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (36 people, 21.56%)
  • Abdominal Pain (33 people, 19.76%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Fish oil has active ingredients of fish oil. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from Fish oil 56,017 users)


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