Fish oil and Typhoid fever - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data


Typhoid fever is reported only by a few people who take Fish Oil.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Fish oil and have Typhoid fever. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 97,245 people who have side effects while taking Fish oil from the FDA, and is updated regularly.

Phase IV trials are used to detect adverse drug outcomes and monitor drug effectiveness in the real world. With medical big data and AI algorithms, eHealthMe is running millions of phase IV trials and makes the results available to the public. Our original studies have been referenced on 600+ medical publications including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature.

On Jan, 27, 2023

97,245 people reported to have side effects when taking Fish oil.
Among them, 4 people (0.0%) have Typhoid fever.

What is Fish oil?

Fish oil has active ingredients of fish oil. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. eHealthMe is studying from 100,021 Fish oil users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Typhoid fever?

Typhoid fever is found to be associated with 185 drugs and 109 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of Fish oil and Typhoid fever reports submitted per year:

Could Fish oil cause Typhoid fever?

Gender of people who have Typhoid fever when taking Fish oil *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Typhoid fever when taking Fish oil *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 100 %

Common drugs people take besides Fish oil *:

  1. Vioxx: 4 people, 100.00%
  2. Aricept: 4 people, 100.00%
  3. Glyburide: 3 people, 75.00%
  4. Fosamax: 3 people, 75.00%
  5. Actos: 1 person, 25.00%

Common side effects people have besides Typhoid fever *:

  1. Pulmonary Embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung): 4 people, 100.00%
  2. Abnormal Behavior: 4 people, 100.00%
  3. Thrombosis (formation of a blood clot inside a blood vessel): 3 people, 75.00%
  4. Blood Glucose Fluctuation: 3 people, 75.00%
  5. Anaemia (lack of blood): 2 people, 50.00%
  6. Sick Sinus Syndrome (a collection of heart rhythm disorders): 1 person, 25.00%
  7. Screaming (a long loud piercing cry): 1 person, 25.00%
  8. Appetite - Decreased (decreased appetite occurs when you have a reduced desire to eat): 1 person, 25.00%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Fish oil and have Typhoid fever?

Check whether Typhoid fever is associated with a drug or a condition

How to use the study?

You can discuss the study with your doctor, to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

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How the study uses the data?

The study uses data from the FDA. It is based on fish oil (the active ingredients of Fish oil) and Fish oil (the brand name). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are not considered. Dosage of drugs is not considered in the study.

Who is eHealthMe?

With medical big data and proven AI algorithms, eHealthMe provides a platform for everyone to run phase IV clinical trials. We study millions of patients and 5,000 more each day. Results of our real-world drug study have been referenced on 600+ medical publications, including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature. Our analysis results are available to researchers, health care professionals, patients (testimonials), and software developers (open API).


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