Review: could Centrum cause Increased Appetite?


Summary

Increased appetite is found among people who take Centrum, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication [therapy Unspecified], and have Blood cholesterol increased . We study 5,826 people who have side effects while taking Centrum from FDA and social media. Among them, 13 have Increased appetite. Find out below who they are, when they have Increased appetite 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 17,758 users)

Increased Appetite

Increased appetite has been reported by people with weight decreased, breathing difficulty, hypotension, weakness, diarrhea (latest reports from 14,596 Increased appetite patients).

On Sep, 17, 2016

5,826 people reported to have side effects when taking Centrum.
Among them, 13 people (0.22%) have Increased Appetite


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Centrum cause Increased appetite?

Time on Centrum when people have Increased Appetite *:

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

Gender of people who have Increased Appetite when taking Centrum *:

  • female: 76.92 %
  • male: 23.08 %

Age of people who have Increased Appetite when taking Centrum *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 16.67 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 16.67 %
  • 50-59: 8.33 %
  • 60+: 58.33 %

Severity if Increased Appetite when taking Centrum **:

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

How people recovered from Increased Appetite **:

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

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Routine Health Maintenance (4 people, 30.77%)
  • Osteoporosis (4 people, 30.77%)
  • Osteopenia (4 people, 30.77%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (4 people, 30.77%)
  • Blood Cholesterol Increased (4 people, 30.77%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Prednisone (4 people, 30.77%)
  • Fosamax (4 people, 30.77%)
  • Foltx (4 people, 30.77%)
  • Alendronate Sodium (4 people, 30.77%)
  • [therapy Unspecified] (4 people, 30.77%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain In Extremity (5 people, 38.46%)
  • Myalgia (5 people, 38.46%)
  • Malaise (5 people, 38.46%)
  • Fatigue (5 people, 38.46%)
  • Fall (5 people, 38.46%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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