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Table 5 Participants reporting unpleasant feelings by study arm and period

From: Effect of fish oil omega-3 fatty acids on reduction of depressive symptoms among HIV-seropositive pregnant women: a randomized, double-blind controlled trial

Other adverse events (not serious) experienced Soybean oil Fish oil
Total reported 15/107 (14.02%) 24/109 (22.02%)
Occasionally nauseated with fishy-after-taste 5/107 (4.67%) 10/109 (9.17%)
Occasional vomiting in the morning after taking soft gel 3/107 (2.8%) 6/109 (5.5%)
Occasional heartburn 5/107 (4.67%) 3/109 (2.75%)
Occasional bloated stomach 0/107 (0%) 2/109 (1.83%)
Occasional loose stool 1/107 (0.93%) 0/109 (0%)
Occasional itchy skin 1/107 (0.93%) 2/109 (1.83%)
Nose bleeding once 0/107 (0%) 1/109 (0.92%)