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 1,595 people who have side effects when taking Milk thistle from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Aug, 21, 2018

1,595 people reported to have side effects when taking Milk thistle.
Among them, 13 people (0.82%) have Atrial flutter

Number of reports submitted per year:

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

  • female: 69.23 %
  • male: 30.77 %

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

  • 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 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Pain: 3 people, 23.08%
  2. Indigestion: 2 people, 15.38%
  3. Tinnitus (a ringing in the ears): 1 person, 7.69%
  4. Anticoagulant Therapy: 1 person, 7.69%
  5. Arthritis (form of joint disorder that involves inflammation of one or more joints): 1 person, 7.69%
  6. Asthma: 1 person, 7.69%
  7. Blood Pressure Management: 1 person, 7.69%
  8. Capillary Disorder (capillary disease): 1 person, 7.69%
  9. Cardiac Disorder: 1 person, 7.69%
  10. Chest Pain: 1 person, 7.69%
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Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Magnesium: 4 people, 30.77%
  2. Fish Oil: 4 people, 30.77%
  3. Aspirin: 4 people, 30.77%
  4. Lutein: 3 people, 23.08%
  5. Selenium: 3 people, 23.08%
  6. Coq10: 3 people, 23.08%
  7. Crestor: 3 people, 23.08%
  8. Coenzyme Q10: 3 people, 23.08%
  9. Vitamin D3: 3 people, 23.08%
  10. Lipitor: 3 people, 23.08%
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Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Fall: 4 people, 30.77%
  2. Pneumonia: 3 people, 23.08%
  3. Weakness: 3 people, 23.08%
  4. Respiratory Acidosis (respiratory failure or ventilatory failure, causes the ph of blood and other bodily fluids to decrease): 3 people, 23.08%
  5. Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure): 2 people, 15.38%
  6. Oedema Peripheral (superficial swelling): 2 people, 15.38%
  7. Breathing Difficulty: 2 people, 15.38%
  8. Metabolic Acidosis (body produces too much acid, or when the kidneys are not removing enough acid from the body): 2 people, 15.38%
  9. Diabetes: 2 people, 15.38%
  10. Dizziness: 2 people, 15.38%
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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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