Msm and Kidney failure - from FDA reports


Kidney failure is found among people who take Msm, especially for people who are female, 60+ old also take medication Calcium, and have Multiple myeloma. This review analyzes which people have Kidney failure with Msm. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 419 people who have side effects when taking Msm from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 06, 2017

419 people reported to have side effects when taking Msm.
Among them, 6 people (1.43%) have Kidney Failure

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Msm cause Kidney failure?

Gender of people who have Kidney Failure when taking Msm *:

  • female: 66.67 %
  • male: 33.33 %

Age of people who have Kidney Failure when taking Msm *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Myeloma (2 people, 33.33%)
  • Sleep Disorder (1 person, 16.67%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (1 person, 16.67%)
  • Lung Cancer - Non-Small Cell (1 person, 16.67%)
  • Hyperlipidaemia (1 person, 16.67%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Vitamin C (2 people, 33.33%)
  • Oxycodone (2 people, 33.33%)
  • Glucosamine (2 people, 33.33%)
  • Calcium (2 people, 33.33%)
  • Vitamin B12 (1 person, 16.67%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Oedema Peripheral (2 people, 33.33%)
  • Dehydration (2 people, 33.33%)
  • Urination - Painful (1 person, 16.67%)
  • Nausea (1 person, 16.67%)
  • Itching (1 person, 16.67%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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