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Review: could Saw palmetto cause High cholesterol?

Summary: High cholesterol could be caused by Saw palmetto, especially for people who are male, 30-39 old, also take Zolinza, and have Eczema.

We study 523 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.

On Apr, 10, 2014: 523 people reported to have side effects when taking Saw palmetto. Among them, 8 people (1.53%) have High Cholesterol. They amount to 0.00% of all the 446,320 people who have High Cholesterol on eHealthMe.

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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