Willow bark and Pain relief by acupuncture - from FDA reports


Pain relief by acupuncture is found among people who take Willow bark, especially for people who are female, 60+ old also take medication Acidophilus, and have Cataplexy. This review analyzes which people have Pain relief by acupuncture with Willow bark. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 24 people who have side effects when taking Willow bark from FDA , and is updated regularly.


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On Mar, 27, 2018

24 people reported to have side effects when taking Willow bark.
Among them, 6 people (25.0%) have Pain relief by acupuncture


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Willow bark cause Pain relief by acupuncture?

Gender of people who have Pain relief by acupuncture when taking Willow bark *:

  • female: 80 %
  • male: 20 %

Age of people who have Pain relief by acupuncture when taking Willow bark *:

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

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Narcolepsy (brain's inability to regulate sleep-wake cycles normally): 2 people, 33.33%
  • Cataplexy (loss of muscle tone accompanied by full conscious awareness): 2 people, 33.33%
  • Muscle Spasms (muscle contraction): 1 person, 16.67%
  • Muscle Aches (muscle pain): 1 person, 16.67%
  • Fibromyalgia (a long-term condition which causes pain all over the body): 1 person, 16.67%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Xyrem: 2 people, 33.33%
  • Potassium: 2 people, 33.33%
  • Effexor: 2 people, 33.33%
  • Adrenal: 2 people, 33.33%
  • Acidophilus: 2 people, 33.33%

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Insomnia (sleeplessness): 2 people, 33.33%
  • Raynaud's Phenomenon (discoloration of the fingers, toes, and occasionally other areas): 1 person, 16.67%
  • Kidney Stones: 1 person, 16.67%
  • Formication (a sensation that exactly resembles that of small insects crawling on (or under) the skin): 1 person, 16.67%
  • Back Pain: 1 person, 16.67%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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