Review: could Krill Oil cause Weight Gain?


Summary

Weight gain is found among people who take Krill Oil, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Vitamin D, and have Blood pressure abnormal . We study 854 people who have side effects while taking Krill oil from FDA and social media. Among them, 20 have Weight gain. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight gain and more.

Personalized health information

On eHealthMe you can find out what patients like me (same gender, age) reported their drugs and conditions on FDA and social media since 1977. Our tools are free and anonymous. 86 million people have used us. 300+ peer-reviewed medical journals have referenced our original studies. Start now >>>

Krill Oil

Krill oil has active ingredients of krill oil. It is often used in supplementation therapy. (latest outcomes from Krill oil 1,071 users)

Weight Gain

Weight gain has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, rashes, oedema peripheral, memory loss, fatigue (latest reports from 114,276 Weight gain patients).

On Sep, 17, 2016

854 people reported to have side effects when taking Krill Oil.
Among them, 20 people (2.34%) have Weight Gain


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Krill oil cause Weight gain?

Time on Krill Oil when people have Weight Gain *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 33.33 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 66.67 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Weight Gain when taking Krill Oil *:

  • female: 75 %
  • male: 25 %

Age of people who have Weight Gain when taking Krill Oil *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 6.25 %
  • 40-49: 25.0 %
  • 50-59: 31.25 %
  • 60+: 37.5 %

Severity if Weight Gain when taking Krill Oil **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 66.67 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 33.33 %

How people recovered from Weight Gain **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Plasma Cell Myeloma (2 people, 10.00%)
  • Hypertension (2 people, 10.00%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (2 people, 10.00%)
  • Depression (2 people, 10.00%)
  • Blood Pressure Abnormal (2 people, 10.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Vitamin D (6 people, 30.00%)
  • Vitamin B12 (4 people, 20.00%)
  • Crestor (4 people, 20.00%)
  • Vitamin D3 (3 people, 15.00%)
  • Methotrexate (3 people, 15.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Dyspnoea (4 people, 20.00%)
  • Pruritus (3 people, 15.00%)
  • Muscle Spasms (3 people, 15.00%)
  • Fluid Retention (3 people, 15.00%)
  • Depression (3 people, 15.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

Do you have Weight gain when taking Krill oil?

Browse all side effects of Krill oil

a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z

Drugs that are associated with Weight gain

Weight gain

Could your condition cause Weight gain

Weight gain

Related studies

Can you answer these questions?

More questions for: Krill oil, Weight gain

You may be interested in these reviews

More reviews for: Krill oil, Weight gain


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.

WARNING: Please DO NOT STOP MEDICATIONS without first consulting a physician since doing so could be hazardous to your health.

DISCLAIMER: All material available on eHealthMe.com is for informational purposes only, and is not a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment provided by a qualified healthcare provider. All information is observation-only, and has not been supported by scientific studies or clinical trials unless otherwise stated. Different individuals may respond to medication in different ways. Every effort has been made to ensure that all information is accurate, up-to-date, and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect. The use of the eHealthMe site and its content is at your own risk.

You may report adverse side effects to the FDA at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch/ or 1-800-FDA-1088 (1-800-332-1088).

If you use this eHealthMe study on publication, please acknowledge it with a citation: study title, URL, accessed date.