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Review: could Milk thistle cause Dizziness?

Summary: Dizziness is found among people who take Milk thistle, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Ribavirin, and have Hepatitis c.

We study 409 people who have side effects while taking Milk thistle from FDA and social media. Among them, 24 have Dizziness. Find out below who they are, when they have Dizziness and more.

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Milk thistle

Milk thistle has active ingredients of milk thistle. It is often used in fatty liver. (latest outcomes from 563 Milk thistle users)

Dizziness

Dizziness has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 162,279 Dizziness patients)

On Feb, 24, 2015: 407 people reported to have side effects when taking Milk thistle. Among them, 24 people (5.90%) have Dizziness.

Trend of Dizziness in Milk thistle reports

Time on Milk thistle when people have Dizziness * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Dizziness20.00%60.00%20.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Dizziness when taking Milk thistle * :

FemaleMale
Dizziness52.38%47.62%

Age of people who have Dizziness when taking Milk thistle * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Dizziness0.00%0.00%0.00%13.64%0.00%9.09%54.55%22.73%

Severity of Dizziness when taking Milk thistle ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Dizziness0.00%80.00%20.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Dizziness ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Dizziness0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hepatitis c (6 people, 25.00%)
  2. Asthma (2 people, 8.33%)
  3. Anxiety disorder (2 people, 8.33%)
  4. Blood cholesterol increased (2 people, 8.33%)
  5. Hypothyroidism (2 people, 8.33%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Ribavirin (6 people, 25.00%)
  2. Pegasys (5 people, 20.83%)
  3. Omeprazole (5 people, 20.83%)
  4. Vitamin e (5 people, 20.83%)
  5. Echinacea (4 people, 16.67%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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    I have been HYPOTHYROID since at least 18 years old, now 43, and last 2 years found out that I did test positive for Hashimotos and was told I have no thyroid left. When I was 26, I had visual disturbance and went to the ER. Was told by the neurologist that I had mild hydroencephaly, and may require a shunt. Due to lack of insurance, went years with no treatment or follow up. Now have numerous problems with Hashimotos/Hypothyroid and investigating the correlation between the Hydroencephaly and Hashimotos. Is this the only study of the two relations?
  • I injected suboxone and now i feel weird this is not the first time i done it but the first time my arm is numb all over dizziness purple pinkish splotches all over my arm wat is wrong
    I shot an eighth of suboxone today and now my arm is purplish and red blotches there was no pain during or after injection only numbness dizziness and I can't get my nail nd to go to white it stays red this has never happened before.
  • Can xeralto and an antihistimine cause dizziness, shortness of breath, tiredness, etc.
    I also take a blood thinner, xeralto, for a-fib. I have been using a mouthwash of an antihistimine antacid mix for a day and a half.
  • I have a little lightheadiness after 4 months of sertraline 50 mg is this normal
    Hi had a panic attack last fall.. Been on 50 mg sertraline Split my dosage 25mg at 6 am then the other 25 at 10 am.. Headaches have not been as bad but still a little lightheaded is this normal?
  • Can urinary retention cause severe dizziness and lightheartedness?
    I had a kidney infection for 1.5 months diagnosed in August this year it took 2 lots of antibiotics to kick it but now I am left with SEVERE urinary retention I had a cystoscopy which only lasted for 24 hours it was done when I was awake so I think that it wasn't very affective by the next morning I was again in agony with lower back pain and pain around my kidneys. I had to swap consultants I am seeing my new one tomorrow but now I am suffering with severe urinary retention I pass urine 1-2 times a day I try to go if my bladder feels full I can be sat on my toilet for 20 mins and its just a few drops so I get bad lower stomach pain too from the pressure as I cannot go properly. My consultant gave me Cefalexin but my GP was very wary giving it to me as I am only 24 years old and they don't usually give it to women.

    Does urinary retention cause bad dizziness and how can I help the symptoms because the back and kidney pain along with the lower stomach pain keeps me up for most of the night I am getting about 4-5 hours sleep I work as a nanny so I am constantly feeling exhausted

    Thank you

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