Review: could Turmeric cause Loose Bowel Movements?


Loose bowel movements is found among people who take Turmeric, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Fish Oil, and have Metastases to bone . We study 349 people who have side effects while taking Turmeric from FDA and social media. Among them, 32 have Loose bowel movements. Find out below who they are, when they have Loose bowel movements and more.

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Loose Bowel Movements

Loose bowel movements (weak bowel movement) has been reported by people with hypotension, rashes, constipation, drug ineffective, abdominal pain (latest reports from 159,869 Loose bowel movements patients).

On Aug, 23, 2016

349 people reported to have side effects when taking Turmeric.
Among them, 32 people (9.17%) have Loose Bowel Movements

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Turmeric cause Loose bowel movements?

Time on Turmeric when people have Loose Bowel Movements *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 100 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Loose Bowel Movements when taking Turmeric *:

  • female: 58.62 %
  • male: 41.38 %

Age of people who have Loose Bowel Movements when taking Turmeric *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 3.57 %
  • 40-49: 7.14 %
  • 50-59: 42.86 %
  • 60+: 46.43 %

Severity if Loose Bowel Movements when taking Turmeric **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 100 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Loose Bowel Movements **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Metastases To Bone (8 people)
  • Malignant Melanoma (6 people)
  • Hypertension (4 people)
  • Psoriatic Arthropathy (3 people)
  • Breast Cancer (3 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Fish Oil (21 people)
  • Aspirin (13 people)
  • Zometa (12 people)
  • Zoloft (9 people)
  • Aromasin (9 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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