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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 Dec, 20, 2014: 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
Pyrexia (fever)DizzinessAcute Graft Versus Host Disease (acute complication following an allogeneic tissue/blood transplant)Liver Disorder (liver diseases)n/an/an/aPyrexia (fever)
Cardiac FailureHepatitis BAgranulocytosis (a deficiency of granulocytes in the blood, causing increased vulnerability to infection)Convulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body)C-reactive Protein Increased
Decreased Appetite (decreased appetite occurs when you have a reduced desire to eat)Pulmonary Oedema (fluid accumulation in the lungs)Blood Pressure Decreased (abnormally low blood pressure)Cardiac Tamponade (fluid accumulates in heart covering)Back Pain
Acute Myeloid Leukaemia (acute cancer in which the bone marrow makes abnormal myeloblasts)Hypokalaemia (low potassium)Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis (lung disorder caused by aspergillus fungi)Venoocclusive Liver Disease (small veins in the liver are obstructed)Device Related Infection
Alopecia (absence of hair from areas of the body)Oedema (fluid collection in tissue)Antithrombin Iii DecreasedCytomegalovirus Test PositiveAscites (accumulation of fluid in the abdominal cavity)
DizzinessIntestinal Ulcer Perforation (holes in intestine wall due to intestinal ulcer)Hiccups (an involuntary spasm of the diaphragm and respiratory organs, with a sudden closure of the glottis and a sound like a cough)Electrolyte ImbalanceVomiting
Acute Graft Versus Host Disease In Skin (acute complication on skin following an allogeneic tissue/blood transplant)Bronchitis (inflammation of the mucous membrane in the bronchial tubes)Hypogammaglobulinaemia (an abnormally low concentration of gamma globulin in the blood and increased risk of infection)Blood Lactate Dehydrogenase IncreasedNausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Rash (redness)Pyrexia (fever)Oedema (fluid collection in tissue)Anaphylactoid Reaction (type of anaphylaxis that does not involve an allergic reaction but is due to direct mast cell degranulation)Thrombocytopenia (decrease of platelets in blood)
Blood Beta-d-glucan IncreasedSputum IncreasedHaematuria (presence of blood in urine)Acute Graft Versus Host Disease In Liver (acute complication in liver following an allogeneic tissue/blood transplant)Decreased Appetite (decreased appetite occurs when you have a reduced desire to eat)
Renal Failure (kidney dysfunction)Sputum PurulentHypoalbuminaemia (levels of albumin in blood serum are abnormally low)Colonic Polyp (extra part of colon tissue grow in intestine)Colon Cancer

Most common side effects by gender * :

Pyrexia (fever)Pyrexia (fever)
DizzinessDecreased Appetite (decreased appetite occurs when you have a reduced desire to eat)
Liver Disorder (liver diseases)Hepatitis B
Ascites (accumulation of fluid in the abdominal cavity)Liver Disorder (liver diseases)
Rash (redness)Diarrhoea
Melaena (the passage of black, tarry stools)Infection
Blood Albumin DecreasedPallor (unusual lightness of skin colour)
Hypoalbuminaemia (levels of albumin in blood serum are abnormally low)Pseudomembranous Colitis (antibiotic-associated diarrhoea (aad), is an infection of the colon)
VomitingBack Pain
Febrile Neutropenia (fever with reduced white blood cells)Intestinal Ulcer Perforation (holes in intestine wall due to intestinal ulcer)

Most common side effects by age * :

Rhinorrhoea (watery mucus discharge from the nose)VomitingHyperbilirubinaemia (excess of bilirubin in the blood)Liver Disorder (liver diseases)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Device Related InfectionPyrexia (fever)Back Pain
Pneumonia Respiratory Syncytial Viral (respiratory syncytial virus (rsv) is a very common virus that leads to mild, cold-like symptoms in adults and older healthy children)Erythema Multiforme (type of hypersensitivity reaction)Thrombocytopenia (decrease of platelets in blood)Blood Albumin DecreasedSudden Hearing LossShock Haemorrhagic (a life-threatening condition with symptoms like low blood pressure, weakness, shallow breathing, cold, clammy skin due to excess bleeding)Decreased Appetite (decreased appetite occurs when you have a reduced desire to eat)Dizziness
Rash (redness)Pallor (unusual lightness of skin colour)Hepatosplenomegaly (enlargement of both the liver and the spleen)Pseudomembranous Colitis (antibiotic-associated diarrhoea (aad), is an infection of the colon)Tinnitus (a ringing in the ears)Pyrexia (fever)Colon CancerPyrexia (fever)
Epilepsy (common and diverse set of chronic neurological disorders characterized by seizures)Hypothermia (body temperature drops below the required temperature for normal metabolism and body functions)Jaundice (a yellowish pigmentation of the skin, the conjunctival membranes)Ascites (accumulation of fluid in the abdominal cavity)DizzinessCondition AggravatedBack PainDecreased Appetite (decreased appetite occurs when you have a reduced desire to eat)
Pyrexia (fever)Tonsillitis (inflammation of tonsil)Drug Rash With Eosinophilia And Systemic Symptoms (adverse drug reactions with rash)C-reactive Protein IncreasedDrug-induced Liver Injury (diseases of the liver that are caused by physician-prescribed medications)Abdominal DistensionC-reactive Protein IncreasedDevice Related Infection
Hypoglycaemic Seizure (low blood sugar)Conjunctival Haemorrhage (bleeding underneath the conjunctiva)Acute Graft Versus Host Disease In Skin (acute complication on skin following an allogeneic tissue/blood transplant)Melaena (the passage of black, tarry stools)Urticaria (rash of round, red welts on the skin that itch intensely)Intestinal Stenosis (partial obstruction that causes the centre opening of the intestine to become narrower)DiarrhoeaHaemoglobin Decreased
Carnitine DecreasedUrticaria (rash of round, red welts on the skin that itch intensely)Metastases To Lung (cancer spreads to lung)Rectal Ulcer Haemorrhage (bleeding from rectum ulcer)Headache (pain in head)Abdominal PainRenal Impairment (severely reduced kidney function)Hepatitis B
Monoplegia (a paralysis of a single limb)Hepatitis (inflammation of the liver)Acute Myeloid Leukaemia (acute cancer in which the bone marrow makes abnormal myeloblasts)Alopecia (absence of hair from areas of the body)Hepatic Function AbnormalGastrointestinal Hypermotility (over activity of the intestinal tract)Staphylococcal Infection (an infection with staphylococcus bacteria)Intestinal Ulcer Perforation (holes in intestine wall due to intestinal ulcer)
Pigmentation Disorder (disturbances of human skin colour)Cardiac FailureRespiratory Failure (inadequate gas exchange by the respiratory system)Rash (redness)Weight DecreasedVomitingOral PainHeadache (pain in head)
CoughToxic Skin Eruption (skin breakdown due to toxic substance)Staphylococcal Sepsis (blood infection by an infection with staphylococcus bacteria)Renal Impairment (severely reduced kidney function)Dry MouthOedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)Psoriasis (immune-mediated disease that affects the skin)Somnolence (a state of near-sleep, a strong desire for sleep)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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  • From this study (4 months ago):

  • I have had severe bone, muscle, joint pain in shoulders, knees, and hips all over actually. In the past 3 months I have began taking additional Magnesium through a tablet from Jigsaw company called Magnesium w/srt. Includes 5 mg Vit. B6 as pyrodoxal-5-Phophate 5 mg, folate, dimagasium Malate 500mg, Malic Acid 1550mg.
    this has greatly helped with the inability to relax muscles for the past 4 years, yeah, very painful especially in my shoulders. So I believe that the priolec and the HCT in the Benicar HCT, depleated my magnesium in my system. I did not have a blood test for magnesium before taking it for a few months,but did have a magnesium blood test recently and showed normal levels but lower level of potassium, took dr. recommended potassium script and done with that now. Now that I don't have sever muscle constriction after the magnesium I do still suffer severe joint and bone pain with no reason that I can see as to why it comes on or why it stops. I can go for maybe 3 weeks with no pain and then for 2 week have the severe pain or maybe sometimes pain but maybe the edge is off the top a bit. I believe this is related to tollerance of Lorazapam building up. I take the Lorazapam for sleep but it also acts as a bit of a relaxer for my shoulder muscles and sometimes my knee and hip pain will subside. Sometime it works for that better than other times. So let me know what you think. I do know that this when I have the pain, I can't seem to think clearly, I get aggitated to noise, grumpy, need quiet place and try to sleep if I can.


    esan on Aug, 18, 2014:

    Female 38 I started taking benicar over 6 months ago and recently I have been suffering with severe shoulder, neck and knee pain during the night when sleeping. Its a pain that wakes me up, it feels as if my knees are being crushed. This just started 1 week ago.


  • From this study (1 year ago):

  • Taken Lactaid couple times in the past. Last 2 times developed gas, bloating, stomach pain 1-2 hours after taking lactaid. After 6 hours developed severe all over body itching. Still itching 24 hours later.


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