Review: could B Complex Vitamin cause Tension Headaches?


Tension headaches is reported only by a few people who take B Complex Vitamin. We study 636 people who have side effects while taking B complex vitamin from FDA and social media. Among them, 2 have Tension headaches. Find out below who they are, when they have Tension headaches and more.

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B Complex Vitamin

B complex vitamin has active ingredients of folic acid. It is often used in energy increased. (latest outcomes from B complex vitamin 661 users)

Tension Headaches

Tension headaches has been reported by people with pain, stress and anxiety, sinusitis, fatigue, herpes zoster (latest reports from 1,887 Tension headaches patients).

On Jul, 21, 2016

636 people reported to have side effects when taking B Complex Vitamin.
Among them, 2 people (0.31%) have Tension Headaches

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could B complex vitamin cause Tension headaches?

Time on B Complex Vitamin when people have Tension Headaches *:

  • < 1 month: 50 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 50 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Tension Headaches when taking B Complex Vitamin *:

  • female: 50 %
  • male: 50 %

Age of people who have Tension Headaches when taking B Complex Vitamin *:

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

Severity if Tension Headaches when taking B Complex Vitamin **:

  • least: 50 %
  • moderate: 50 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Tension Headaches **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 100 %
  • not yet: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Supplementation Therapy (1 person)
  • Mood Stabilizer (1 person)
  • Mixed Hyperlipidaemia (1 person)
  • Hypercholesterolemia (1 person)
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (1 person)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Vitamin D (1 person)
  • Lipitor (1 person)
  • Lamictal (1 person)
  • Glucosamine (1 person)
  • Flomax (1 person)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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