Who have Diverticulitis with Ginger - from FDA reports


Diverticulitis is found among people who take Ginger, especially for people who are female, 60+ old also take medication Meclizine Hydrochloride, and have Bone density decreased. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 1,018 people who have side effects when taking Ginger from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Feb, 15, 2019

1,018 people reported to have side effects when taking Ginger.
Among them, 9 people (0.88%) have Diverticulitis


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Ginger cause Diverticulitis?

Gender of people who have Diverticulitis when taking Ginger *:

  • female: 88.89 %
  • male: 11.11 %

Age of people who have Diverticulitis when taking Ginger *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 11.11 %
  • 50-59: 11.11 %
  • 60+: 77.78 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Osteopenia (a condition where bone mineral density is lower than normal): 5 people, 55.56%
  2. Bone Density Decreased: 5 people, 55.56%
  3. Rheumatoid Arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints): 1 person, 11.11%
  4. Narcolepsy (brain's inability to regulate sleep-wake cycles normally): 1 person, 11.11%
  5. Gastrointestinal Disorder (functional problems of gastrointestinal tract): 1 person, 11.11%
  6. Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (cancer in which the bone marrow makes too many lymphocytes (a type of white blood cell)): 1 person, 11.11%
  7. Breast Cancer: 1 person, 11.11%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Gemfibrozil: 5 people, 55.56%
  2. Fosamax: 5 people, 55.56%
  3. Avelox: 5 people, 55.56%
  4. Tobradex: 5 people, 55.56%
  5. Meclizine Hydrochloride: 5 people, 55.56%
  6. Acetaminophen: 4 people, 44.44%
  7. Dorzolamide Hydrochloride And Timolol Maleate: 1 person, 11.11%
  8. Flexeril: 1 person, 11.11%
  9. Fiorinal: 1 person, 11.11%
  10. Fioricet: 1 person, 11.11%

Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Diverticulum (out pouching of a hollow (or a fluid-filled) structure in the body): 6 people, 66.67%
  2. Connective Tissue Disorder (any disease that has the connective tissues of the body): 6 people, 66.67%
  3. Dry Mouth: 5 people, 55.56%
  4. Eczema (patches of skin become rough and inflamed, with itching and bleeding blisters): 5 people, 55.56%
  5. Oral Torus (a lesion made of compact bone and occurs along the palate or the mandible inside the mouth): 5 people, 55.56%
  6. Oral Disorder (mouth disease): 5 people, 55.56%
  7. Oral Discomfort (pain or irritation in mouth): 5 people, 55.56%
  8. Oral Candidiasis (fungal infection of mouth): 5 people, 55.56%
  9. Mouth Ulcers: 5 people, 55.56%
  10. Cataract (clouding of the lens inside the eye): 5 people, 55.56%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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