Saw palmetto and Kidney stones - from FDA reports


Kidney stones is found among people who take Saw palmetto, especially for people who are male, 60+ old also take medication Zoloft, and have Atrial fibrillation/flutter. This review analyzes which people have Kidney stones with Saw palmetto. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 1,720 people who have side effects when taking Saw palmetto from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Sep, 20, 2017

1,720 people reported to have side effects when taking Saw palmetto.
Among them, 16 people (0.93%) have Kidney stones

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Saw palmetto cause Kidney stones?

Gender of people who have Kidney stones when taking Saw palmetto *:

  • female: 0.0 %
  • male: 100 %

Age of people who have Kidney stones when taking Saw palmetto *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 31.25 %
  • 60+: 68.75 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (3 people, 18.75%)
  • Neuropathy Peripheral (2 people, 12.50%)
  • Staphylococcal Infection (1 person, 6.25%)
  • Myelodysplastic Syndrome (1 person, 6.25%)
  • Gastric Ulcer (1 person, 6.25%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zoloft (11 people, 68.75%)
  • Doxycycline (9 people, 56.25%)
  • Zometa (8 people, 50.00%)
  • Gabapentin (8 people, 50.00%)
  • Acyclovir (8 people, 50.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Osteopenia (11 people, 68.75%)
  • Tooth Fracture (10 people, 62.50%)
  • High Blood Pressure (10 people, 62.50%)
  • General Physical Health Deterioration (10 people, 62.50%)
  • Renal Cyst (9 people, 56.25%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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