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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 118 people who have side effects while taking Garcinia cambogia from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What is Garcinia cambogia

Garcinia cambogia (latest outcomes from 238 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 Feb, 11, 2015: 118 people who reported to have side effects when taking Garcinia cambogia are studied

 outcomes

Most common side effects over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Skin Rash (redness)Pancreatitis Aggravated (inflammation of pancreas)Hair LossWeight Loss - Unintentionaln/an/an/aInterstitial Granulomatous Dermatitis (inflammation of the skin)
DizzinessHair - OilyBad BreathWeight Increased
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Nausea Aggravated (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Po2 AbnormalBlood Disorder
Missed Periods (skipped menstrual cycle)HivesElectrocardiogram Qt ProlongedDiabetes Mellitus (diabetes, caused by a deficiency of the pancreatic hormone insulin)
Loss Of SmellStomach PainLymphedema (a condition of localized fluid retention and tissue swelling of lymph node)Discharge From The Vagina
Infusion Site RashBlindnessOedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)
HemoglobinUrinary Retention (the inability to completely or partially empty the bladder)Diarrhoea
Gastrointestinal PainMissed Periods (skipped menstrual cycle)Muscular Weakness (muscle weakness)
Livedo Reticularis (a lace-like purplish discoloration of the skin)FeverPseudolymphoma (group of disorders having a benign course but exhibiting clinical and histological features suggestive of malignant lymphoma)
Upper-airway Cough SyndromeImmune Hemolytic Anemia (immune system attacks the red blood cells, causing them to disintegrate (hemolyze))Chest Pain

Most common side effects by gender * :

FemaleMale
Skin Rash (redness)Interstitial Granulomatous Dermatitis (inflammation of the skin)
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Blood Disorder
Pregnancy - Vaginal BleedingUrinary Tract Infection
Stomach PainDiarrhoea
Nausea Aggravated (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Asthenia (weakness)
DiarrheaInfection
Missed Periods (skipped menstrual cycle)Pseudolymphoma (group of disorders having a benign course but exhibiting clinical and histological features suggestive of malignant lymphoma)
Discharge From The VaginaRespiratory Failure (inadequate gas exchange by the respiratory system)
FeverParaesthesia (sensation of tingling, tickling, prickling, pricking, or burning of a person's skin with no apparent long-term physical effect)
Weight IncreasedMuscular Weakness (muscle weakness)

Most common side effects by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
n/an/aStomach PainDischarge From The VaginaFeverWeight IncreasedHematospermia (presence of blood in semen)Pancreatitis Aggravated (inflammation of pancreas)
Bad BreathAbdominal Pain LowerInfusion Site RashDiabetes Mellitus (diabetes, caused by a deficiency of the pancreatic hormone insulin)OverweightStomach Pain
Nausea Aggravated (feeling of having an urge to vomit)DiarrheaSkin Rash (redness)Oedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)Heart Palpitations (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing)Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
Sexual Dysfunction (difficulty experienced by an individual or a couple during any stage of a normal sexual activity)Hemorrhoids (piles)Hair - OilyRespiratory Failure (inadequate gas exchange by the respiratory system)Diarrhea Associated With MedicationsAbdominal Bloating (feeling of tightness around abdomen)
Weight Loss - UnintentionalLymph Nodes - Swollen (swelling of gland)Liver TransplantBlindnessPulmonary Embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung)
Orthostatic Tremor (tremors during in stand up)Enlarged Spleen (enlargement of spleen)Paraesthesia (sensation of tingling, tickling, prickling, pricking, or burning of a person's skin with no apparent long-term physical effect)Muscle TwitchingBack Pain - Low
Burping (noisily release air from the stomach through the mouth)Acne (skin problems that cause pimples)Jaundice (a yellowish pigmentation of the skin, the conjunctival membranes)Loss Of SmellAtrial Tachycardia (rhythm disturbance that arises in the atria)
Chest PainMissed Periods (skipped menstrual cycle)Muscular Weakness (muscle weakness)Upper-airway Cough SyndromeTorsade De Pointes (a abnormal heart rate with abnormal beating pattern)
Rectal Bleeding (bleeding from rectum)Immune Hemolytic Anemia (immune system attacks the red blood cells, causing them to disintegrate (hemolyze))Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Leg CrampsPseudolymphoma (group of disorders having a benign course but exhibiting clinical and histological features suggestive of malignant lymphoma)
DizzinessLivedo Reticularis (a lace-like purplish discoloration of the skin)Tachycardia (a heart rate that exceeds the range of 100 beats/min)Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Interstitial Granulomatous Dermatitis (inflammation of the skin)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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