Review: could Multivitamin cause Shortness Of Breath?


Shortness of breath 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 Aspirin, and have Pulmonary arterial hypertension . We study 13,871 people who have side effects while taking Multivitamin from FDA and social media. Among them, 630 have Shortness of breath. Find out below who they are, when they have Shortness of breath 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 16,343 users)

Shortness Of Breath

Shortness of breath has been reported by people with pain, nausea, high blood pressure, pneumonia, chest pain (latest reports from 186,247 Shortness of breath patients).

On Aug, 23, 2016

13,871 people reported to have side effects when taking Multivitamin.
Among them, 630 people (4.54%) have Shortness Of Breath

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Multivitamin cause Shortness of breath?

Time on Multivitamin when people have Shortness Of Breath *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 18.18 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 3.03 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 6.06 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 21.21 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 24.24 %
  • 10+ years: 27.27 %

Gender of people who have Shortness Of Breath when taking Multivitamin *:

  • female: 66.99 %
  • male: 33.01 %

Age of people who have Shortness Of Breath when taking Multivitamin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.2 %
  • 10-19: 1.38 %
  • 20-29: 4.34 %
  • 30-39: 6.31 %
  • 40-49: 10.65 %
  • 50-59: 19.72 %
  • 60+: 57.4 %

Severity if Shortness Of Breath when taking Multivitamin **:

  • least: 6.06 %
  • moderate: 69.7 %
  • severe: 21.21 %
  • most severe: 3.03 %

How people recovered from Shortness Of Breath **:

  • while on drug: 7.69 %
  • after off the drug: 11.54 %
  • not yet: 80.77 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (62 people)
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (56 people)
  • Hypertension (51 people)
  • Depression (44 people)
  • Osteoporosis (43 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (167 people)
  • Lasix (87 people)
  • Vitamin D (79 people)
  • Folic Acid (76 people)
  • Calcium (74 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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