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Review: Garcinia cambogia side effects

In this review, we analyze Garcinia cambogia side effects by the time on the drug, gender and age (0-60+) of the people who have side effects while taking Garcinia cambogia. The review is based on 80 people who have side effects while taking Garcinia cambogia from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

What is Garcinia cambogia

Garcinia cambogia (latest outcomes from 164 users) has active ingredients of garcinia. It is often used in weight loss.

It can also be called: Garcinia, Brindal Berry, Brindall Berry, Brindle Berry, Cambogia gummi-guta, Garcinia Cambogi, Garcinia Quaesita, Gorikapuli, Hydroxycitrate, Hydroxycitric Acid, HCA, Kankusta, Mangostana cambogia, Vrikshamla, Malabar Tamarind.

On Apr, 10, 2014: 80 people who reported to have side effects when taking Garcinia cambogia are studied

Trend of Garcinia cambogia's drug interactions, side effects, and effectiveness reports

Most common Garcinia cambogia side effects*:

If people were to have side effects while taking Garcinia cambogia, what are they:

(1) Swollen Lymph Nodes (swelling of lymph nodes): 21 reports. It's more common among females aged 40-49 years old, and can be severe

(2) Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 15 reports. It's more common among females aged 40-49 years old, and can be severe

(3) Pulmonary Embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung): 10 reports. It's more common among females aged 60+ years old

(4) Buffalo Hump (deposition of fat in the area behind the base of the neck): 9 reports. It's more common among females aged 40-49 years old, and is moderate

(5) Lymphedema (a condition of localized fluid retention and tissue swelling of lymph node): 9 reports. It's more common among females aged 40-49 years old, and can be severe

(6) Urination - Bed Wetting: 8 reports. It's more common among females aged 30-39 years old, and is moderate

(7) Webbing Of Neck (a congenital skin fold that runs along the sides of the neck down to the shoulders): 8 reports. It's more common among females aged 50-59 years old, and is moderate

(8) Difficulty In Walking: 6 reports. It's more common among females aged 40-49 years old, and can be severe

(9) Early Morning Joint Stiffness: 6 reports. It's more common among females aged 40-49 years old, and can be severe

(10) Joint Swelling: 6 reports. It's more common among females aged 40-49 years old, and can be severe


If people were to have side effects after taking Garcinia cambogia for a long term (> 1 year), what are they:

None.

Garcinia cambogia side effects by gender*:

Garcinia cambogia side effects in women:

(1) Swollen lymph nodes: 7 reports.

(2) Fatigue: 6 reports.

(3) Pulmonary embolism: 5 reports.

(4) Webbing of neck: 4 reports.

(5) Urination - bed wetting: 4 reports.

(6) Joint swelling: 3 reports.

(7) Difficulty in walking: 3 reports.

(8) Swelling of the ankles - feet - legs: 3 reports.

(9) Early morning joint stiffness: 3 reports.

(10) Abdominal obesity: 3 reports.

Garcinia cambogia side effects in men:

(1) Interstitial granulomatous dermatitis: 3 reports.

(2) Hematospermia: 2 reports.

(3) Blood disorder: 2 reports.

(4) Urinary tract infection: 1 report.

(5) Pseudolymphoma: 1 report.

(6) Guillain-barre syndrome: 1 report.

(7) Respiratory failure: 1 report.

(8) Paraesthesia: 1 report.

(9) Muscular weakness: 1 report.

(10) Infection: 1 report.

Garcinia cambogia side effects by age*:

Garcinia cambogia side effects in children aged 0-1:

n/a

Garcinia cambogia side effects in children aged 2-9:

n/a

Garcinia cambogia side effects in people aged 10-19:

(1) Female sexual dysfunction: 1 report.

(2) Sexual dysfunction: 1 report.

Garcinia cambogia side effects in people aged 20-29:

(1) Electrocardiogram qt prolonged: 1 report.

(2) Jarisch-herxheimer reaction: 1 report.

Garcinia cambogia side effects in people aged 30-39:

(1) Urination - bed wetting: 4 reports.

(2) Constipation aggravated: 1 report.

(3) Ectopic pregnancy: 1 report.

(4) Skin hyperpigmentation: 1 report.

(5) Fatigue: 1 report.

(6) Dry hair: 1 report.

(7) Vicodin es: 1 report.

(8) Urinary tract infection: 1 report.

(9) Chest tightness: 1 report.

(10) Abnormal dreams: 1 report.

Garcinia cambogia side effects in people aged 40-49:

(1) Swollen lymph nodes: 7 reports.

(2) Fatigue: 4 reports.

(3) Arthritis: 3 reports.

(4) Spondylosis: 3 reports.

(5) Frequent headaches: 3 reports.

(6) Degenerative joint disease: 3 reports.

(7) Edema: 3 reports.

(8) Pelvic fracture - upper & lower- stable: 3 reports.

(9) Joint pain: 3 reports.

(10) Tension headaches: 3 reports.

Garcinia cambogia side effects in people aged 50-59:

(1) Webbing of neck: 4 reports.

(2) Hematospermia: 2 reports.

(3) Left neck pulsing: 2 reports.

(4) High blood pressure: 1 report.

(5) Osteoarthritis: 1 report.

(6) Overweight: 1 report.

(7) Bursitis: 1 report.

(8) Heart palpitations: 1 report.

(9) Nerve pain: 1 report.

(10) Ligament sprain: 1 report.

Garcinia cambogia side effects in people aged 60+:

(1) Pulmonary embolism: 4 reports.

(2) Pancreatitis aggravated: 2 reports.

(3) Fatigue: 1 report.

(4) Bilirubin urine: 1 report.

(5) Compazine: 1 report.

(6) Interstitial granulomatous dermatitis: 1 report.

(7) Pseudolymphoma: 1 report.

(8) Torsade de pointes: 1 report.

(9) Atrial tachycardia: 1 report.

(10) Skin rash: 1 report.

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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  • I have been taking these pills for the past month and suddenly this morning I noticed that I have a very whitening patch on my forehead and some brownish spots too on my forehead as well. Can you kindly advise if any of these can cause pigmentation?

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    Alison

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  • i need to know if this caused my eptopic pregnancy. i started on clean 9 detox of forever living products, on the 6th of march not knowing i was probably about 1 week pregnant. i missed my period on the 14th march and started spotting on the 28th March. Im very disappointed in myself for doing that. did i cause my own complications??? :(

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