Review: could Nitrofurantoin cause Vitamin B12 Deficiency?


Summary

Vitamin b12 deficiency is reported only by a few people who take Nitrofurantoin. We study 4,124 people who have side effects while taking Nitrofurantoin from FDA and social media. Among them, 2 have Vitamin b12 deficiency. Find out below who they are, when they have Vitamin b12 deficiency and more.

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Nitrofurantoin

Nitrofurantoin has active ingredients of nitrofurantoin, macrocrystalline. It is often used in urinary tract infection. (latest outcomes from Nitrofurantoin 4,515 users)

Vitamin B12 Deficiency

Vitamin b12 deficiency has been reported by people with weight decreased, breathing difficulty, fever, weakness, back pain (latest reports from 2,577 Vitamin b12 deficiency patients).

On Aug, 26, 2016

4,124 people reported to have side effects when taking Nitrofurantoin.
Among them, 2 people (0.05%) have Vitamin B12 Deficiency


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Nitrofurantoin cause Vitamin b12 deficiency?

Gender of people who have Vitamin B12 Deficiency when taking Nitrofurantoin *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Vitamin B12 Deficiency when taking Nitrofurantoin *:

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

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Nitroglycerin (1 person)
  • Methylprednisolone (1 person)
  • Gabapentin (1 person)
  • Diuretics (1 person)
  • Cetirizine Hcl (1 person)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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