Review: could Multivitamin cause Pseudotumor Cerebri?


Pseudotumor cerebri is reported only by a few people who take Multivitamin. We study 25,814 people who have side effects while taking Multivitamin from FDA and social media. Among them, 3 have Pseudotumor cerebri. Find out below who they are, when they have Pseudotumor cerebri and more.

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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 35,647 users)

Pseudotumor Cerebri

Pseudotumor cerebri (increased pressure within the brain in the absence of a tumour) has been reported by people with acne, birth control, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, acute promyelocytic leukaemia, pain (latest reports from 2,349 Pseudotumor cerebri patients).

On Oct, 24, 2016

25,814 people reported to have side effects when taking Multivitamin.
Among them, 3 people (0.01%) have Pseudotumor Cerebri

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Multivitamin cause Pseudotumor cerebri?

Gender of people who have Pseudotumor Cerebri when taking Multivitamin *:

  • female: 66.67 %
  • male: 33.33 %

Age of people who have Pseudotumor Cerebri when taking Multivitamin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 100 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Vitamin Supplementation (1 person, 33.33%)
  • Respiratory Tract Congestion (1 person, 33.33%)
  • Hypothyroidism (1 person, 33.33%)
  • Hypertension (1 person, 33.33%)
  • Growth Hormone Deficiency (1 person, 33.33%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Wellbutrin (1 person, 33.33%)
  • Synthroid (1 person, 33.33%)
  • Mirena (1 person, 33.33%)
  • Cozaar (1 person, 33.33%)
  • Aspirin (1 person, 33.33%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Headache (2 people, 66.67%)
  • Vision Blurred (1 person, 33.33%)
  • Hypoaesthesia (1 person, 33.33%)
  • Csf Pressure Increased (1 person, 33.33%)
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leakage (1 person, 33.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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