Review: Caprylic acid side effects
(By eHealthMe on Nov, 9, 2013)
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This is a review of Caprylic acid side effects by studying 2 people who take Caprylic acid. We analyze Caprylic acid side effects by the time on the drug, gender and age (0-60+) of the users. The review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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What is Caprylic acid
Caprylic acid (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of medium chain triglycerides (mcts).
It can also be called: Medium Chain Triglycerides (mcts), 1,2,3-propanetriol Trioctanoate, AC-1202, Capric Acid, Caproic Acid, Lauric Acid, MCT, MCT's, MCTs, Medium-chain Triacylglycerols, Medium-chain Triglycerides, Tricaprylin, Trioctanoin, Medium Chain Triglycerides.
On Dec, 9, 2013: 2 people who reported to have side effects when taking Caprylic acid are studied
Most common Caprylic acid side effects*:
If people were to have side effects while taking Caprylic acid, what are they:
(1) Pruritus (severe itching of the skin): 2 reports.
(2) Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (nerve compression at wrist results numbness weakness,pain , swelling): 1 report.
(3) Disturbance In Attention: 1 report.
(4) Ecchymosis (a discoloration of the skin resulting from bleeding underneath): 1 report.
(5) Mania (a state of abnormally elevated or irritable mood): 1 report.
(6) Sleep Disorder: 1 report.
(7) Suicidal Ideation: 1 report.
(8) Visual Impairment: 1 report.
(9) Formication (a sensation that exactly resembles that of small insects crawling on (or under) the skin): 1 report.
If people were to have side effects after taking Caprylic acid for a long term (> 1 year), what are they:
* Some reports may have incomplete information.
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