Review: could Multivitamin cause Muscle Twitching?


Summary

Muscle twitching is found among people who take Multivitamin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 10+ years, also take medication Vitamin D, and have Multiple sclerosis . We study 24,172 people who have side effects while taking Multivitamin from FDA and social media. Among them, 69 have Muscle twitching. Find out below who they are, when they have Muscle twitching and more.

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Multivitamin

Multivitamin 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 Multivitamin 33,552 users)

Muscle Twitching

Muscle twitching has been reported by people with pain, confusional state, weakness, insomnia, memory loss (latest reports from 15,272 Muscle twitching patients).

On Sep, 17, 2016

24,172 people reported to have side effects when taking Multivitamin.
Among them, 69 people (0.29%) have Muscle Twitching


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Multivitamin cause Muscle twitching?

Time on Multivitamin when people have Muscle Twitching *:

  • < 1 month: 13.33 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 26.67 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 13.33 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 6.67 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 13.33 %
  • 10+ years: 26.67 %

Gender of people who have Muscle Twitching when taking Multivitamin *:

  • female: 85.07 %
  • male: 14.93 %

Age of people who have Muscle Twitching when taking Multivitamin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 10.71 %
  • 30-39: 21.43 %
  • 40-49: 23.21 %
  • 50-59: 21.43 %
  • 60+: 23.21 %

Severity if Muscle Twitching when taking Multivitamin **:

  • least: 26.67 %
  • moderate: 60.0 %
  • severe: 6.67 %
  • most severe: 6.67 %

How people recovered from Muscle Twitching **:

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

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Sclerosis (7 people, 10.14%)
  • Pain (6 people, 8.70%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (6 people, 8.70%)
  • Depression (6 people, 8.70%)
  • Supplementation Therapy (5 people, 7.25%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Vitamin D (18 people, 26.09%)
  • Fish Oil (13 people, 18.84%)
  • Calcium (9 people, 13.04%)
  • Humira (8 people, 11.59%)
  • Cymbalta (7 people, 10.14%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Headache (13 people, 18.84%)
  • Fatigue (12 people, 17.39%)
  • Paraesthesia (11 people, 15.94%)
  • Tremor (10 people, 14.49%)
  • Depression (10 people, 14.49%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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