Finacea vs Fish oil - from FDA reports


This is a side effect comparison of Finacea and Fish oil. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Feb, 11, 2019

64,220 people who take Finacea and Fish oil are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Finacea vs Fish oil drug comparison reports.

Drugs in this study:

  • Fish Oil (fish oil)
  • Finacea (azelaic acid)

eHealthMe real world results:

Most common side effects:

Finacea:
  1. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  2. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  3. Drug Ineffective
  4. Pain
  5. Headache (pain in head)
  6. Diarrhoea
  7. Dizziness
  8. Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
  9. Flushing (the warm, red condition of human skin)
  10. Arthralgia (joint pain)
Fish Oil:
  1. Erythema (redness of the skin)
  2. Drug Ineffective
  3. Burning Sensation
  4. Rash
  5. Pruritus (severe itching of the skin)
  6. Pain
  7. Dry Skin
  8. Skin Irritation
  9. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  10. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)

Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use:

Finacea:
  1. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  2. Anxiety
  3. Hypertension (high blood pressure)
  4. Femur Fracture
  5. Fall
  6. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  7. Dizziness
  8. Depression
  9. Anaemia (lack of blood)
  10. Constipation
Fish Oil:
  1. Depression
  2. Anxiety
  3. Insomnia (sleeplessness)
  4. Erythema (redness of the skin)
  5. Bruxism (habitual grinding of the teeth, typically during sleep)
  6. Hyperphagia (an abnormal appetite for food)
  7. Fibromyalgia (a long-term condition which causes pain all over the body)
  8. Disturbance In Attention
  9. Pathological Gambling
  10. Rash

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