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Review: could Saw palmetto cause High cholesterol (High Blood Cholesterol)?
We study 535 people who have side effects while taking Saw palmetto from FDA and social media. Among them, 8 have High cholesterol. Find out below who they are, when they have High cholesterol and more.
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Saw palmetto (latest outcomes from 608 users) has active ingredients of saw palmetto. It is often used in enlarged prostate.
High cholesterol (latest reports from 454,536 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, osteopenia.
On Sep, 16, 2014: 534 people reported to have side effects when taking Saw palmetto. Among them, 8 people (1.50%) have High Cholesterol.
Time on Saw palmetto when people have High cholesterol * :
Age of people who have High cholesterol when taking Saw palmetto * :
|High cholesterol||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Severity of High cholesterol when taking Saw palmetto ** :
How people recovered from High cholesterol ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Eczema (8 people, 100.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zolinza (8 people, 100.00%)
- Targretin (8 people, 100.00%)
- Vincristine (8 people, 100.00%)
- Doxycycline (8 people, 100.00%)
- Atarax (8 people, 100.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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