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Review: could Garcinia cambogia cause Rashes?

Summary: Rashes could be caused by Garcinia cambogia, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, and have Weight loss.

We study 80 people who have side effects while taking Garcinia cambogia from FDA and social media. Among them, 3 have Rashes. Find out below who they are, when they have Rashes and more.

On Apr, 10, 2014: 80 people reported to have side effects when taking Garcinia cambogia. Among them, 3 people (3.75%) have Rashes. They amount to 0.00% of all the 963,347 people who have Rashes on eHealthMe.

Trend of Rashes in Garcinia cambogia reports

Time on Garcinia cambogia when people have Rashes * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Rashes100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Rashes when taking Garcinia cambogia * :

FemaleMale
Rashes100.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Rashes when taking Garcinia cambogia * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Rashes0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%33.33%33.33%33.33%

Severity of Rashes when taking Garcinia cambogia ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Rashes0.00%66.67%33.33%0.00%

How people recovered from Rashes ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Rashes0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Weight loss (2 people, 66.67%)
  2. Obesity (1 people, 33.33%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

n/a

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (4 months ago):

  • Stopped taking garcinia after 3 weeks and broke out in skin rash over whole body. Raised itchy bumps for over 1 week.

    Reply

  • From this study (5 months ago):

  • Rash on right arm started small after the first day of taking Garcinia Cambrogia, rash tripled in size after 1 day. seeing more rashes on my other arm and some on leg. Really itchy and scaley.

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