Review: could Lovaza cause Elevated liver enzymes?
We study 10,055 people who have side effects while taking Lovaza from FDA and social media. Find out below who they are, when they have Elevated liver enzymes and more.
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Lovaza (latest outcomes from 10,407 users) has active ingredients of omega-3-acid ethyl esters. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.
Elevated liver enzymes
Elevated liver enzymes (high liver enzymes) (latest reports from 1,153 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, stress and anxiety, insomnia, depression.
On Aug, 11, 2014: 10,053 people reported to have side effects when taking Lovaza. Among them, 1 people (0.01%) has Elevated Liver Enzymes. They amount to 0.09% of all the 1,134 people who have Elevated Liver Enzymes on eHealthMe.
Time on Lovaza when people have Elevated liver enzymes * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Elevated liver enzymes||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Elevated liver enzymes when taking Lovaza * :
|Elevated liver enzymes||100.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Elevated liver enzymes when taking Lovaza * :
|Elevated liver enzymes||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00% |
Severity of Elevated liver enzymes when taking Lovaza ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Elevated liver enzymes||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Elevated liver enzymes ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Elevated liver enzymes||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- High blood cholesterol (1 people, 100.00%)
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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