Fish oil and Platelet count decreased - from FDA reports
Platelet count decreased is found among people who take Fish oil, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Revlimid, and have Multiple myeloma. This review analyzes which people have Platelet count decreased 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, 607 people (1.13%) have Platelet count decreased
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Fish oil when people have Platelet count decreased *:
- < 1 month: 0.0 %
- 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 11.11 %
- 1 - 2 years: 33.33 %
- 2 - 5 years: 11.11 %
- 5 - 10 years: 22.22 %
- 10+ years: 22.22 %
Gender of people who have Platelet count decreased when taking Fish oil *:
- female: 46.78 %
- male: 53.22 %
Age of people who have Platelet count decreased when taking Fish oil *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.19 %
- 20-29: 0.58 %
- 30-39: 2.14 %
- 40-49: 2.52 %
- 50-59: 15.92 %
- 60+: 78.64 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Multiple Myeloma (145 people, 23.89%)
- High Blood Pressure (59 people, 9.72%)
- Myelodysplastic Syndrome (39 people, 6.43%)
- Pain (37 people, 6.10%)
- Preventive Health Care (34 people, 5.60%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Revlimid (160 people, 26.36%)
- Aspirin (97 people, 15.98%)
- Lasix (89 people, 14.66%)
- Lipitor (85 people, 14.00%)
- Vitamin D (65 people, 10.71%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Fatigue (164 people, 27.02%)
- Anaemia (129 people, 21.25%)
- White Blood Cell Count Decreased (112 people, 18.45%)
- Diarrhea (96 people, 15.82%)
- Weakness (88 people, 14.50%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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