Fish oil and Trigger finger - from FDA reports


Trigger finger is found among people who take Fish oil, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Vitamin D, and have Rheumatoid arthritis. This review analyzes which people have Trigger finger with Fish oil. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 53,936 people who have side effects when taking Fish oil from FDA, and is updated regularly.



On Jun, 30, 2018

53,936 people reported to have side effects when taking Fish oil.
Among them, 53 people (0.1%) have Trigger finger


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Fish oil cause Trigger finger?

Time on Fish oil when people have Trigger finger *:

  • < 1 month: 100 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Trigger finger when taking Fish oil *:

  • female: 78.85 %
  • male: 21.15 %

Age of people who have Trigger finger when taking Fish oil *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 2.44 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 36.59 %
  • 60+: 60.98 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Rheumatoid Arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints): 14 people, 26.42%
  2. Pain: 12 people, 22.64%
  3. Breast Cancer: 7 people, 13.21%
  4. Blood Pressure Management: 6 people, 11.32%
  5. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (a condition in which stomach contents leak backward from the stomach into the oesophagus): 5 people, 9.43%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Vitamin D: 18 people, 33.96%
  2. Humira: 9 people, 16.98%
  3. Calcium: 9 people, 16.98%
  4. Vitamin C: 9 people, 16.98%
  5. Multivitamin: 8 people, 15.09%

Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Joint Pain: 21 people, 39.62%
  2. Pain In Extremity: 16 people, 30.19%
  3. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 8 people, 15.09%
  4. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 8 people, 15.09%
  5. Dizziness: 8 people, 15.09%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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