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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 male, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Ribavirin, and have Hepatitis c.

We study 406 people who have side effects while taking Milk thistle from FDA and social media. Among them, 23 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. (view latest outcomes from 560 users)

Dizziness

Dizziness has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol.(view latest reports from 160,309 patients)

On Nov, 26, 2014: 406 people reported to have side effects when taking Milk thistle. Among them, 23 people (5.67%) 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
Dizziness25.00%50.00%25.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Dizziness50.00%50.00%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Dizziness0.00%0.00%0.00%9.52%0.00%9.52%57.14%23.81%

Severity of Dizziness when taking Milk thistle ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Dizziness0.00%75.00%25.00%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, 26.09%)
  2. Blood cholesterol increased (2 people, 8.70%)
  3. Anxiety disorder (2 people, 8.70%)
  4. Asthma (2 people, 8.70%)
  5. Hypothyroidism (2 people, 8.70%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Ribavirin (6 people, 26.09%)
  2. Pegasys (5 people, 21.74%)
  3. Omeprazole (5 people, 21.74%)
  4. Vitamin e (5 people, 21.74%)
  5. Echinacea (4 people, 17.39%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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    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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