Review: could Lovaza cause Thin Blood?


Summary

Thin blood is found among people who take Lovaza, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Lipitor, and have Hypertension . We study 13,241 people who have side effects while taking Lovaza from FDA and social media. Among them, 157 have Thin blood. Find out below who they are, when they have Thin blood and more.

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Lovaza

Lovaza has active ingredients of omega-3-acid ethyl esters. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from Lovaza 13,619 users)

Thin Blood

Thin blood has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, fever, sepsis, diarrhea, pneumonia (latest reports from 132,179 Thin blood patients).

On Sep, 19, 2016

13,241 people reported to have side effects when taking Lovaza.
Among them, 157 people (1.19%) have Thin Blood


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lovaza cause Thin blood?

Time on Lovaza when people have Thin Blood *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 50 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 25 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 25 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Thin Blood when taking Lovaza *:

  • female: 36.84 %
  • male: 63.16 %

Age of people who have Thin Blood when taking Lovaza *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 5.6 %
  • 40-49: 3.2 %
  • 50-59: 20.8 %
  • 60+: 70.4 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypertension (18 people, 11.46%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (16 people, 10.19%)
  • Prostate Cancer (9 people, 5.73%)
  • Breast Cancer (9 people, 5.73%)
  • Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (8 people, 5.10%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lipitor (42 people, 26.75%)
  • Aspirin (37 people, 23.57%)
  • Allopurinol (36 people, 22.93%)
  • Zometa (34 people, 21.66%)
  • Multi-Vitamins (34 people, 21.66%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Dyspnoea (44 people, 28.03%)
  • Fatigue (42 people, 26.75%)
  • Diarrhoea (42 people, 26.75%)
  • Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (40 people, 25.48%)
  • Injury (40 people, 25.48%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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