Review: could Garlic cause Diarrhea?
Summary: Diarrhea is found among people who take Garlic, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, also take medication Ascorbic acid, and have High blood cholesterol.
We study 1,199 people who have side effects while taking Garlic from FDA and social media. Among them, 26 have Diarrhea. Find out below who they are, when they have Diarrhea and more.
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Garlic has active ingredients of allium sativum. It is often used in blood pressure management. (latest outcomes from 1,273 Garlic users)
Diarrhea has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, depression, osteoporosis. (latest reports from 139,351 Diarrhea patients)
On Mar, 8, 2015: 1,199 people reported to have side effects when taking Garlic. Among them, 26 people (2.17%) have Diarrhea.
Time on Garlic when people have Diarrhea * :
Gender of people who have Diarrhea when taking Garlic * :
Age of people who have Diarrhea when taking Garlic * :
Severity of Diarrhea when taking Garlic ** :
How people recovered from Diarrhea ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Blood cholesterol increased (7 people, 26.92%)
- Weight loss diet (5 people, 19.23%)
- Pain (4 people, 15.38%)
- Low density lipoprotein increased (2 people, 7.69%)
- Hyperlipidaemia (2 people, 7.69%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Ascorbic acid (12 people, 46.15%)
- Aspirin (9 people, 34.62%)
- Multi-vitamin (8 people, 30.77%)
- Fish oil (7 people, 26.92%)
- Lipitor (7 people, 26.92%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
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- A study of drug interactions between Metformin, Victoza for a 35-year old woman with Diabetes. The patient has Dizziness, Nausea, Heart Palpitations, Breathing Difficulty, Chills, Diarrhea, Fatigue
- A study of side effects of Topamax for a 53-year old woman with Migraine. The patient has Diarrhea
- A study of side effects of Cyclogyl for a 52-year old woman with Eye Redness. The patient has Diarrhoea
- A study of drug interactions between Ditropan, Macrodantin for a 62-year old woman with Paraplegia, Urinary Tract Infection. The patient has Diarrhoea, Abdominal Cramps
- A study of side effects of Lantus for a 75-year old woman with Diabetes Mellitus. The patient has Diarrhea, Diarrhea Associated With Medications, Novolog
Recent Garlic related drug comparison:
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- Comparions of Cinnamon, Folic Acid, Fish Oil, Garlic, B-12 for a 50-year old man who has Anemia
- Comparions of Garlic, Lysine for a 37-year old man who has Splenectomy
- Comparions of Propranolol Hydrochloride, Garlic for a 22-year old man who has Anxiety
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
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