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Review: could Milk thistle cause Kidney stones?





Summary: Kidney stones is reported only by a few people who take Milk thistle.

We study 406 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 has active ingredients of milk thistle. It is often used in fatty liver. (latest outcomes from Milk thistle 560 users)

Kidney stones

Kidney stones has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain.(latest reports from Kidney stones 14,040 patients)

On Nov, 28, 2014: 406 people reported to have side effects when taking Milk thistle. Among them, 5 people (1.23%) 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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