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Review: could Garlic cause Kidney stones?

Summary: Kidney stones could be caused by Garlic, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, also take Multi-vitamin, and have Hypothyroidism.

We study 1,189 people who have side effects while taking Garlic from FDA and social media. Among them, 5 have Kidney stones. Find out below who they are, when they have Kidney stones and more.

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Garlic

Garlic (latest outcomes from 1,262 users) has active ingredients of allium sativum. It is often used in blood pressure management, high blood pressure. Commonly reported side effects of Garlic include headache, weakness, fatigue, fatigue aggravated, breathing difficulty.

Kidney stones

Kidney stones (latest reports from 105,260 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain.

On Apr, 12, 2014: 1,190 people reported to have side effects when taking Garlic. Among them, 5 people (0.42%) have Kidney Stones. They amount to 0.00% of all the 105,127 people who have Kidney Stones on eHealthMe.

Trend of Kidney stones in Garlic reports

Time on Garlic when people have Kidney stones * :

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Gender of people who have Kidney stones when taking Garlic * :

FemaleMale
Kidney stones100.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Kidney stones when taking Garlic * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Kidney stones0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%40.00%60.00%

Severity of Kidney stones when taking Garlic ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Kidney stones ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypothyroidism (3 people, 60.00%)
  2. Inflammation (2 people, 40.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Multi-vitamin (3 people, 60.00%)
  2. Furosemide (3 people, 60.00%)
  3. Herbs (2 people, 40.00%)
  4. Calcium (2 people, 40.00%)
  5. Vitamin b-12 (2 people, 40.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (1 week ago):

  • Left kidney pain for several days with a marked inability to urinate & a significant amount of blood in my urine

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  • From this study (2 months ago):

  • I just had two kidney stones, one in the ureter smashed with laser and one in the kidney taken care of by lithotripsy. I am wondering if Zonegran could be the cause.

    Reply

  • From this study (2 months ago):

  • Patient had a large kidneystone in (r)kidney for 10 years that was too large to dissolve but it didn't move. Suddenly after checking for reasons for back to back uti,s, 2 more stones have appeared and function is down to 12%. has Lisinopril had anything to do with the kidney dysfunction or the quick formation of other stones because of the low function?

    Reply

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