Review: could Lysine cause Heartburn?


Summary

Heartburn is reported only by a few people who take Lysine. We study 1,511 people who have side effects while taking Lysine from FDA and social media. Among them, 4 have Heartburn. Find out below who they are, when they have Heartburn and more.

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Lysine

Lysine has active ingredients of lysine. It is often used in herpes labialis (oral herpes simplex). (latest outcomes from Lysine 1,608 users)

Heartburn

Heartburn has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, abdominal pain, diarrhea, memory loss, fatigue (latest reports from 16,539 Heartburn patients).

On Jul, 24, 2016

1,511 people reported to have side effects when taking Lysine.
Among them, 4 people (0.26%) have Heartburn


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lysine cause Heartburn?

Time on Lysine when people have Heartburn *:

  • < 1 month: 100 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Heartburn when taking Lysine *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Heartburn when taking Lysine *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 25 %
  • 40-49: 75 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Severity if Heartburn when taking Lysine **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 100 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Heartburn **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 50 %
  • not yet: 50 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Premenstrual Syndrome (2 people)
  • Menstruation Irregular (2 people)
  • Contraception (2 people)
  • Rosacea (1 person)
  • High Blood Pressure (1 person)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • One Daily [vit C,b12,d2,b9,fe+,b3,b6,retinol,b2,b1 Hcl,vit E,zn+] (2 people)
  • Levaquin (2 people)
  • Glucosamine Hydrochloride (2 people)
  • Flagyl (2 people)
  • Drospirenone And Ethinyl Estradiol (2 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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