Review: could Centrum cause High Blood Pressure?


Summary

High blood pressure is found among people who take Centrum, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Aspirin, and have Osteoporosis . We study 8,784 people who have side effects while taking Centrum from FDA and social media. Among them, 556 have High blood pressure. Find out below who they are, when they have High blood pressure and more.

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Centrum

Centrum has active ingredients of ascorbic acid; biotin; cyanocobalamin; dexpanthenol; ergocalciferol; folic acid; niacinamide; pyridoxine hydrochloride; riboflavin phosphate sodium; thiamine hydrochloride; vitamin a; vitamin e. It is often used in vitamin supplementation. (latest outcomes from Centrum 8,977 users)

High Blood Pressure

High blood pressure has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, hypotension, rashes, drug ineffective, weakness (latest reports from 303,310 High blood pressure patients).

On Jul, 25, 2016

8,784 people reported to have side effects when taking Centrum.
Among them, 556 people (6.33%) have High Blood Pressure


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Centrum cause High blood pressure?

Time on Centrum when people have High Blood Pressure *:

  • < 1 month: 11.11 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 16.67 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 27.78 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 16.67 %
  • 10+ years: 27.78 %

Gender of people who have High Blood Pressure when taking Centrum *:

  • female: 74.09 %
  • male: 25.91 %

Age of people who have High Blood Pressure when taking Centrum *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 2.11 %
  • 40-49: 6.33 %
  • 50-59: 22.57 %
  • 60+: 68.99 %

Severity if High Blood Pressure when taking Centrum **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 66.67 %
  • severe: 33.33 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from High Blood Pressure **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 57.14 %
  • not yet: 42.86 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Osteoporosis (98 people)
  • Hypertension (68 people)
  • Osteopenia (62 people)
  • Neoplasm Malignant (30 people)
  • Anxiety (28 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (152 people)
  • Fosamax (114 people)
  • Zometa (112 people)
  • Synthroid (96 people)
  • Lasix (95 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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