Saw palmetto and High cholesterol - from FDA reports


High cholesterol is found among people who take Saw Palmetto, especially for people who are male, 30-39 old also take medication Aspirin, and have Eczema . We study 1,488 people who have side effects while taking Saw palmetto from FDA. Among them, 14 have High cholesterol. Find out below who they are, when they have High cholesterol and more.

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Saw Palmetto

Saw palmetto has active ingredients of saw palmetto. It is often used in enlarged prostate. (latest outcomes from Saw palmetto 1,647 users)

High Cholesterol

High cholesterol has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 242,937 High cholesterol patients).

On Feb, 22, 2017

1,488 people reported to have side effects when taking Saw Palmetto.
Among them, 14 people (0.94%) have High Cholesterol

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Saw palmetto cause High cholesterol?

Gender of people who have High Cholesterol when taking Saw Palmetto *:

  • female: 0.0 %
  • male: 100 %

Age of people who have High Cholesterol when taking Saw Palmetto *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 61.54 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 30.77 %
  • 60+: 7.69 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Eczema (8 people, 57.14%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (2 people, 14.29%)
  • Erection Problems (2 people, 14.29%)
  • Preventive Health Care (1 person, 7.14%)
  • Depression (1 person, 7.14%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lipitor (10 people, 71.43%)
  • Aspirin (10 people, 71.43%)
  • Targretin (8 people, 57.14%)
  • Oxsoralen-Ultra (8 people, 57.14%)
  • Cytoxan (8 people, 57.14%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (9 people, 64.29%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (8 people, 57.14%)
  • Panic Disorder (8 people, 57.14%)
  • Lung Disorder (8 people, 57.14%)
  • Emotional Distress (8 people, 57.14%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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