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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 108 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 226 users) has active ingredients of garcinia. It is often used in obesity.

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 Nov, 13, 2014: 108 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)Bad Breathn/an/an/an/aInterstitial Granulomatous Dermatitis (inflammation of the skin)
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Hair - OilyPo2 AbnormalOedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)
DizzinessNausea Aggravated (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Electrocardiogram Qt ProlongedDischarge From The Vagina
Upper-airway Cough SyndromeHivesLymphedema (a condition of localized fluid retention and tissue swelling of lymph node)Weight Increased
Livedo Reticularis (a lace-like purplish discoloration of the skin)Stomach PainDiabetes Mellitus (diabetes, caused by a deficiency of the pancreatic hormone insulin)
Leg CrampingBlindnessDiarrhoea
Muscle TwitchingUrinary Retention (the inability to completely or partially empty the bladder)Blood Disorder
Gastrointestinal PainMissed Periods (skipped menstrual cycle)Muscular Weakness (muscle weakness)
HemoglobinFeverParaesthesia (sensation of tingling, tickling, prickling, pricking, or burning of a person's skin with no apparent long-term physical effect)
Loss Of SmellImmune Hemolytic Anemia (immune system attacks the red blood cells, causing them to disintegrate (hemolyze))Pseudolymphoma (group of disorders having a benign course but exhibiting clinical and histological features suggestive of malignant lymphoma)

Most common side effects by gender * :

FemaleMale
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Interstitial Granulomatous Dermatitis (inflammation of the skin)
Skin Rash (redness)Blood Disorder
Missed Periods (skipped menstrual cycle)Urinary Tract Infection
Nausea Aggravated (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Diarrhoea
DiarrheaAsthenia (weakness)
Stomach PainInfection
FeverPseudolymphoma (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)
Diabetes Mellitus (diabetes, caused by a deficiency of the pancreatic hormone insulin)Paraesthesia (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 BreathBurping (noisily release air from the stomach through the mouth)Skin Rash (redness)Diabetes Mellitus (diabetes, caused by a deficiency of the pancreatic hormone insulin)OverweightFatigue (feeling of tiredness)
Nausea Aggravated (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Abdominal CrampsHair - OilyOedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)Heart Palpitations (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing)Pulmonary Embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung)
Sexual Dysfunction (difficulty experienced by an individual or a couple during any stage of a normal sexual activity)DiarrheaLivedo Reticularis (a lace-like purplish discoloration of the skin)Liver TransplantDiarrhea Associated With MedicationsSkin Rash (redness)
Abdominal Pain LowerInfusion Site RashJaundice (a yellowish pigmentation of the skin, the conjunctival membranes)BlindnessStomach Pain
Rectal Bleeding (bleeding from rectum)Lymph Nodes - Swollen (swelling of gland)Respiratory Failure (inadequate gas exchange by the respiratory system)Muscle TwitchingAbdominal Bloating (feeling of tightness around abdomen)
HemoglobinMissed Periods (skipped menstrual cycle)Muscular Weakness (muscle weakness)Loss Of SmellTorsade De Pointes (a abnormal heart rate with abnormal beating pattern)
Electrocardiogram Qt ProlongedImmune Hemolytic Anemia (immune system attacks the red blood cells, causing them to disintegrate (hemolyze))Hepatitis Cholestatic (flow of bile from the liver is slowed or blocked)Upper-airway Cough SyndromeAtrial Tachycardia (rhythm disturbance that arises in the atria)
DizzinessEnlarged 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)Leg CrampsPseudolymphoma (group of disorders having a benign course but exhibiting clinical and histological features suggestive of malignant lymphoma)
Pregnancy - Vaginal BleedingGastrointestinal PainTachycardia (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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  • From this study (2 weeks ago):

  • I had a annual check up. My pap came back abnormal with chlamydia only. I have only taken garcinia cambogia a few times out of that bottle.

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  • From this study (2 months ago):

  • I started taking garcinia cambogia to lose some weight, but three days after taking it I began to have diarreah, green stool, and awful sharp stomach pains.

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    Applezq on Sep, 5, 2014:

    Male 55 Hep C for 35 years

    I took Garcia too. Stomach aching and some diarrhea and you know what ? It didn't work. Stop taking them !@ lol I just went on a lower calorie diet (1500 cal/day + exercise-walk 2-3 miles) and lost 5 pounds in 2 weeks and it hasn't come back.

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