Garlic and Diarrhea - from FDA reports


Diarrhea is found among people who take Garlic, especially for people who are female, 60+ old also take medication Aspirin, and have High blood cholesterol. This review analyzes which people have Diarrhea with Garlic. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 1,352 people who have side effects when taking Garlic from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 19, 2017

1,352 people reported to have side effects when taking Garlic.
Among them, 50 people (3.7%) have Diarrhea

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Garlic cause Diarrhea?

Gender of people who have Diarrhea when taking Garlic *:

  • female: 56.25 %
  • male: 43.75 %

Age of people who have Diarrhea when taking Garlic *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 2.44 %
  • 30-39: 12.2 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 24.39 %
  • 60+: 60.98 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Osteoporosis (5 people, 10.00%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (5 people, 10.00%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (4 people, 8.00%)
  • High Blood Pressure (4 people, 8.00%)
  • Ill-Defined Disorder (2 people, 4.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (12 people, 24.00%)
  • Fish Oil (11 people, 22.00%)
  • Lisinopril (10 people, 20.00%)
  • Folic Acid (10 people, 20.00%)
  • Vitamin C (9 people, 18.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Abdominal Pain Upper (12 people, 24.00%)
  • Nausea (11 people, 22.00%)
  • Chest Pain (9 people, 18.00%)
  • Itching (8 people, 16.00%)
  • Dizziness (8 people, 16.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Do you have Diarrhea when taking Garlic?


Garlic has active ingredients of allium sativum. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from Garlic 1,489 users)


Diarrhea has been reported by people with high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, crohn's disease, pain (latest reports from 288,289 Diarrhea patients).

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