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Review: Gelatin side effects

In this review, we analyze Gelatin side effects by the time on the drug, gender and age (0-60+) of the people who have side effects while taking Gelatin. The review is based on 89 people who have side effects while taking Gelatin from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What is Gelatin

Gelatin (latest outcomes from 91 users) has active ingredients of gelatin. It is often used in therapeutic embolisation.

It can also be called: Collagen Hydrolysate, Denatured Collagen, Gelatine, Hydrolised Collagen, Hydrolysed Collagen, Hydrolyzed Collagen, Hydrolyzed Collagen Protein, Hydrolyzed Gelatin, Marine Collagen Hydrolysate.

On Feb, 13, 2015: 89 people who reported to have side effects when taking Gelatin are studied


Most common side effects over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Biloma (extrabiliary collection of bile)n/an/an/an/an/an/aPain In Extremity
Liver Abscess (pus in liver)Oedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)
Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation (systemic activation of blood coagulation)Depression
Purpura (purplish discoloration of the skin)Pain
Skin UlcerUrticaria (rash of round, red welts on the skin that itch intensely)
Gastric Ulcer Haemorrhage (bleeding ulcer of stomach)Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
Renal Failure (kidney dysfunction)Condition Aggravated
Renal Impairment (severely reduced kidney function)Pruritus (severe itching of the skin)
Generalised Erythema (redness of the skin all over the body)Anxiety
Clostridial Infection (infectious conditions by clostridium bacteria)Rash (redness)

Most common side effects by gender * :

Pain In ExtremityBiloma (extrabiliary collection of bile)
Oedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)Liver Abscess (pus in liver)
DepressionDisseminated Intravascular Coagulation (systemic activation of blood coagulation)
Urticaria (rash of round, red welts on the skin that itch intensely)Hypernatraemia (an abnormally high plasma concentration of sodium ions)
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Renal Impairment (severely reduced kidney function)
PainPurpura (purplish discoloration of the skin)
Pulmonary Embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung)Rhabdomyolysis (a condition in which damaged skeletal muscle tissue breaks down)
Deep Vein Thrombosis (blood clot in a major vein that usually develops in the legs and/or pelvis)Food Poisoning (poison in food)
Pruritus (severe itching of the skin)Skin Ulcer
Condition AggravatedGastric Ulcer Haemorrhage (bleeding ulcer of stomach)

Most common side effects by age * :

Brain InjuryHypernatraemia (an abnormally high plasma concentration of sodium ions)n/aRhabdomyolysis (a condition in which damaged skeletal muscle tissue breaks down)Tryptase IncreasedDepressionEye PainBiloma (extrabiliary collection of bile)
Acidosis (build-up of carbon dioxide in the blood)Congenital Aplastic Anaemia (defect of bone marrow not makes blood cells by birth)Alcoholism (problems with alcohol)Erythema Multiforme (type of hypersensitivity reaction)Urticaria (rash of round, red welts on the skin that itch intensely)Cytolytic Hepatitis (dissolution or destruction of a liver cell)Oedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)
Cardio-respiratory Arrest (sudden dysfunction of heart and lungs)Fanconi Syndrome (genetic disease of kidney damage due to defective transport system)Hyperglycaemia (high blood sugar)Renal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)Deep Vein Thrombosis (blood clot in a major vein that usually develops in the legs and/or pelvis)Foreign Body Sensation In Eyes (feeling of something in eye)Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation (systemic activation of blood coagulation)
Drug ToxicityCondition AggravatedTransverse Sinus Thrombosis (a blood clot in transverse sinus)Pulmonary Oedema (fluid accumulation in the lungs)Pulmonary Embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung)Eye IrritationLiver Abscess (pus in liver)
Embolism Arterial (blood clot that has travelled through your arteries and become stuck)Procedural HeadacheHaematemesis (vomiting of blood)Somnolence (a state of near-sleep, a strong desire for sleep)SuperinfectionPain In Extremity
Cardiac Enzymes IncreasedThroat IrritationPseudomonas Infection (pseudomonas infection is caused by a bacterium, pseudomonas aeruginosa)Skin Ulcer
Mental Status Changes (general changes in brain function, such as confusion, amnesia (memory loss), loss of alertness, loss of orientation)Tremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body)Oropharyngeal PainRenal Impairment (severely reduced kidney function)
Pneumonia Streptococcal (pneumonia, caused by streptococcus pneumoniae)Skin Discolouration (change of skin colour)Multiple Sclerosis Relapse (reoccurrence of a nervous system disease that affects your brain and spinal cord. it damages the myelin sheath)Food Poisoning (poison in food)
Gastrointestinal Haemorrhage (bleeding gastrointestinal tract)Gingival Pruritus (itching and redness of gums)Gastrointestinal Oedema (excessive build-up of fluid in the gastrointestinal tract tissues)Purpura (purplish discoloration of the skin)
Multi-organ Failure (multisystem organ failure)Agitation (state of anxiety or nervous excitement)Lower Respiratory Tract InfectionStress Fracture (fracture of a bone caused by repeated (rather than sudden) mechanical stress)

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