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Review: could Saw palmetto cause High cholesterol (High Blood Cholesterol)?

Summary: High cholesterol is found among people who take Saw palmetto, especially for people who are 30-39 old, also take medication Zolinza, and have Eczema. We study 543 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

Saw palmetto has active ingredients of saw palmetto. It is often used in enlarged prostate. (latest outcomes from 617 Saw palmetto users)

High cholesterol

High cholesterol has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, osteopenia. (latest reports from 172,050 High cholesterol patients)

On May, 5, 2015: 541 people reported to have side effects when taking Saw palmetto. Among them, 8 people (1.48%) have High Cholesterol.

Trend of High cholesterol in Saw palmetto reports

Time on Saw palmetto when people have High cholesterol * :

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Age of people who have High cholesterol when taking Saw palmetto * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
High cholesterol0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Severity of High cholesterol when taking Saw palmetto ** :

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How people recovered from High cholesterol ** :

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Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Eczema (8 people, 100.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zolinza (8 people, 100.00%)
  2. Targretin (8 people, 100.00%)
  3. Vincristine (8 people, 100.00%)
  4. Doxycycline (8 people, 100.00%)
  5. Atarax (8 people, 100.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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