Milk thistle and Atrial flutter - from FDA reports


Atrial flutter is found among people who take Milk thistle, especially for people who are female, 60+ old also take medication Aspirin, and have Pain. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 2,042 people who have side effects when taking Milk thistle from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Oct, 12, 2018

2,042 people reported to have side effects when taking Milk thistle.
Among them, 14 people (0.69%) have Atrial flutter


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Milk thistle cause Atrial flutter?

Gender of people who have Atrial flutter when taking Milk thistle *:

  • female: 71.43 %
  • male: 28.57 %

Age of people who have Atrial flutter when taking Milk thistle *:

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Pain: 3 people, 21.43%
  2. Indigestion: 2 people, 14.29%
  3. Immune Enhancement Therapy: 1 person, 7.14%
  4. Anticoagulant Therapy: 1 person, 7.14%
  5. Arthritis (form of joint disorder that involves inflammation of one or more joints): 1 person, 7.14%

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Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Magnesium: 4 people, 28.57%
  2. Fish Oil: 4 people, 28.57%
  3. Aspirin: 4 people, 28.57%
  4. Selenium: 3 people, 21.43%
  5. Coq10: 3 people, 21.43%

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Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Fall: 4 people, 28.57%
  2. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 3 people, 21.43%
  3. Respiratory Acidosis (respiratory failure or ventilatory failure, causes the ph of blood and other bodily fluids to decrease): 3 people, 21.43%
  4. Pneumonia: 3 people, 21.43%
  5. Weakness: 3 people, 21.43%

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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

FDA reports used in this study



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