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Review: Lactic acid side effects

In this review, we analyze Lactic acid side effects by the time on the drug, gender and age (0-60+) of the people who have side effects while taking Lactic acid. The review is based on 190 people who have side effects while taking Lactic acid from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What is Lactic acid

Lactic acid (latest outcomes from 190 users) has active ingredients of alpha hydroxy acids.

It can also be called: Alpha Hydroxy Acids, AHA, Alpha-hydroxyethanoic Acid, Apple Acid, Citric Acid, Dihydroxysuccinic Acid (Tartaric Acid), Gluconolactone, Glycolic Acid, Hydroxyacetic Acid (Glycolic Acid), Hydroxycaprylic Acid, Hydroxypropionic Acid, Hydroxysuccinic Acid, Malic Acid, Mixed Fruit Acid, Monohydroxysuccinic Acid (Malic Acid), 2-hydroxypropionic acid (Lactic Acid), Monohydroxysuccinic Acid, 2-hydroxypropionic acid, Dihydroxysuccinic Acid, Hydroxyacetic Acid.

On Apr, 3, 2015: 190 people who reported to have side effects when taking Lactic acid are studied


Most common side effects over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
PyrexiaDizzinessAcute Graft Versus Host DiseaseLiver Disordern/an/an/aPyrexia
Cardiac FailureHepatitis BAgranulocytosisConvulsionC-reactive Protein Increased
Decreased AppetitePulmonary OedemaBlood Pressure DecreasedCardiac TamponadeBack Pain
Acute Myeloid LeukaemiaHypokalaemiaBronchopulmonary AspergillosisVenoocclusive Liver DiseaseDevice Related Infection
AlopeciaOedemaAntithrombin Iii DecreasedCytomegalovirus Test PositiveAscites
DizzinessIntestinal Ulcer PerforationHiccupsElectrolyte ImbalanceVomiting
Acute Graft Versus Host Disease In SkinBronchitisHypogammaglobulinaemiaBlood Lactate Dehydrogenase IncreasedNausea
RashPyrexiaOedemaAnaphylactoid ReactionThrombocytopenia
Blood Beta-d-glucan IncreasedSputum IncreasedHaematuriaAcute Graft Versus Host Disease In LiverDecreased Appetite
Renal FailureSputum PurulentHypoalbuminaemiaColonic PolypColon Cancer

Most common side effects by gender * :

DizzinessDecreased Appetite
Liver DisorderHepatitis B
AscitesLiver Disorder
Blood Albumin DecreasedPallor
HypoalbuminaemiaPseudomembranous Colitis
VomitingBack Pain
Febrile NeutropeniaIntestinal Ulcer Perforation

Most common side effects by age * :

RhinorrhoeaVomitingHyperbilirubinaemiaLiver DisorderNauseaDevice Related InfectionPyrexiaBack Pain
Pneumonia Respiratory Syncytial ViralErythema MultiformeThrombocytopeniaBlood Albumin DecreasedSudden Hearing LossShock HaemorrhagicDecreased AppetiteDizziness
RashPallorHepatosplenomegalyPseudomembranous ColitisTinnitusPyrexiaColon CancerPyrexia
EpilepsyHypothermiaJaundiceAscitesDizzinessCondition AggravatedBack PainDecreased Appetite
PyrexiaTonsillitisDrug Rash With Eosinophilia And Systemic SymptomsC-reactive Protein IncreasedDrug-induced Liver InjuryAbdominal DistensionC-reactive Protein IncreasedDevice Related Infection
Hypoglycaemic SeizureConjunctival HaemorrhageAcute Graft Versus Host Disease In SkinMelaenaUrticariaIntestinal StenosisDiarrhoeaHaemoglobin Decreased
Carnitine DecreasedUrticariaMetastases To LungRectal Ulcer HaemorrhageHeadacheAbdominal PainRenal ImpairmentHepatitis B
MonoplegiaHepatitisAcute Myeloid LeukaemiaAlopeciaHepatic Function AbnormalGastrointestinal HypermotilityStaphylococcal InfectionIntestinal Ulcer Perforation
Pigmentation DisorderCardiac FailureRespiratory FailureRashWeight DecreasedVomitingOral PainHeadache
CoughToxic Skin EruptionStaphylococcal SepsisRenal ImpairmentDry MouthOedema PeripheralPsoriasisSomnolence

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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