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Review: could Saw palmetto cause Kidney stones?
We study 536 people who have side effects while taking Saw palmetto from FDA and social media. Among them, 12 have Kidney stones. Find out below who they are, when they have Kidney stones 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.
Kidney stones (latest reports from 106,482 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain.
On Oct, 28, 2014: 535 people reported to have side effects when taking Saw palmetto. Among them, 12 people (2.24%) have Kidney Stones.
Time on Saw palmetto when people have Kidney stones * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Kidney stones||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Age of people who have Kidney stones when taking Saw palmetto * :
|Kidney stones||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||8.33%||25.00%||66.67% |
Severity of Kidney stones when taking Saw palmetto ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Kidney stones||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Kidney stones ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Kidney stones||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Atrial fibrillation (3 people, 25.00%)
- General physical condition (1 people, 8.33%)
- Bph (1 people, 8.33%)
- Diabetes mellitus management (1 people, 8.33%)
- Diabetes mellitus (1 people, 8.33%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zoloft (10 people, 83.33%)
- Doxycycline (8 people, 66.67%)
- Allopurinol (7 people, 58.33%)
- Ambien (7 people, 58.33%)
- Ditropan (7 people, 58.33%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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