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Review: could Milk thistle cause Kidney stones?

We study 400 people who have side effects while taking Milk thistle from FDA and social media. Among them, 5 have Kidney stones. Find out below who they are, when they have Kidney stones and more.

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Milk thistle

Milk thistle (latest outcomes from 552 users) has active ingredients of milk thistle. It is often used in liver function test abnormal.

Kidney stones

Kidney stones (latest reports from 106,272 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain.

On Sep, 16, 2014: 400 people reported to have side effects when taking Milk thistle. Among them, 5 people (1.25%) have Kidney Stones.

Trend of Kidney stones in Milk thistle reports

Time on Milk thistle when people have Kidney stones * :

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Gender of people who have Kidney stones when taking Milk thistle * :

FemaleMale
Kidney stones20.00%80.00%

Age of people who have Kidney stones when taking Milk thistle * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Kidney stones0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%40.00%0.00%0.00%60.00%

Severity of Kidney stones when taking Milk thistle ** :

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How people recovered from Kidney stones ** :

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Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Crohn's disease (2 people, 40.00%)
  2. Blood cholesterol increased (1 people, 20.00%)
  3. Type 2 diabetes mellitus (1 people, 20.00%)
  4. Hypothyroidism (1 people, 20.00%)
  5. Hepatic neoplasm malignant (1 people, 20.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Acidophilus (2 people, 40.00%)
  2. Multi-vitamin (2 people, 40.00%)
  3. Flora (2 people, 40.00%)
  4. Hydrochlorothiazide (2 people, 40.00%)
  5. Aspirin (2 people, 40.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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