Review: could Turmeric cause Diverticulitis?


Diverticulitis is found among people who take Turmeric, especially for people who are male, 50-59 old also take medication Tramadol, and have Pain . We study 1,077 people who have side effects while taking Turmeric from FDA and social media. Among them, 6 have Diverticulitis. Find out below who they are, when they have Diverticulitis and more.

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Turmeric has active ingredients of turmeric. It is often used in inflammation. (latest outcomes from Turmeric 1,371 users)


Diverticulitis (digestive disease which involves the formation of pouches (diverticula) within the bowel wall) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, multiple myeloma (latest reports from 14,661 Diverticulitis patients).

On Oct, 17, 2016

1,077 people reported to have side effects when taking Turmeric.
Among them, 6 people (0.56%) have Diverticulitis

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Turmeric cause Diverticulitis?

Gender of people who have Diverticulitis when taking Turmeric *:

  • female: 33.33 %
  • male: 66.67 %

Age of people who have Diverticulitis when taking Turmeric *:

  • 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: 66.67 %
  • 60+: 33.33 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (3 people, 50.00%)
  • Supplementation Therapy (2 people, 33.33%)
  • Psoriatic Arthropathy (2 people, 33.33%)
  • Post Concussion Syndrome (2 people, 33.33%)
  • Insomnia (2 people, 33.33%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Xyrem (2 people, 33.33%)
  • Valproic Acid. (2 people, 33.33%)
  • Valium (2 people, 33.33%)
  • Tramadol (2 people, 33.33%)
  • Bupropion (1 person, 16.67%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Respiratory Depression (2 people, 33.33%)
  • Dyspnoea (2 people, 33.33%)
  • Diverticulum (2 people, 33.33%)
  • Cellulitis (2 people, 33.33%)
  • Anxiety (2 people, 33.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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