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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 107 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 223 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 Oct, 13, 2014: 107 people who reported to have side effects when taking Garcinia cambogia are studied


Most common side effects over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Skin RashPancreatitis AggravatedBad Breathn/an/an/an/aInterstitial Granulomatous Dermatitis
FatigueHair - OilyPo2 AbnormalOedema Peripheral
DizzinessNausea AggravatedElectrocardiogram Qt ProlongedWeight Increased
Upper-airway Cough SyndromeHivesLymphedemaBlood Disorder
Livedo ReticularisStomach PainDiabetes Mellitus
Leg CrampingBlindnessDiarrhoea
Muscle TwitchingUrinary RetentionMuscular Weakness
Gastrointestinal PainMissed PeriodsParaesthesia
Loss Of SmellImmune Hemolytic AnemiaUrinary Tract Infection

Most common side effects by gender * :

FatigueInterstitial Granulomatous Dermatitis
Skin RashBlood Disorder
Missed PeriodsUrinary Tract Infection
Nausea AggravatedInfection
Weight IncreasedPseudolymphoma
Stomach PainRespiratory Failure
Diabetes MellitusMuscular Weakness

Most common side effects by age * :

n/an/aStomach PainAbdominal CrampsFeverWeight IncreasedHematospermiaPancreatitis Aggravated
Bad BreathRectal BleedingSkin RashDiabetes MellitusOverweightFatigue
Nausea AggravatedBurpingHair - OilyOedema PeripheralHeart PalpitationsPulmonary Embolism
Sexual DysfunctionDiarrheaLivedo ReticularisLiver TransplantDiarrhea Associated With MedicationsSkin Rash
Abdominal Pain LowerInfusion Site RashJaundiceBlindnessStomach Pain
Missed PeriodsLymph Nodes - SwollenRespiratory FailureMuscle TwitchingAbdominal Bloating
HemoglobinMissed PeriodsMuscular WeaknessLoss Of SmellTorsade De Pointes
Electrocardiogram Qt ProlongedImmune Hemolytic AnemiaHepatitis CholestaticUpper-airway Cough SyndromeAtrial Tachycardia
DizzinessEnlarged SpleenParaesthesiaLeg CrampsPseudolymphoma
Discharge From The VaginaGastrointestinal PainTachycardiaFatigueInterstitial Granulomatous Dermatitis

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (1 month 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.


    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.


  • From this study (2 months ago):

  • Diarrahea and headaches. Am I getting too much Biotin


  • From this study (3 months ago):

  • I want to know if it is safe to take Garcinia Cambogia with my Zoloft and Klonopin.


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