Review: could Vitamin B12 cause Blood Pressure Increased?


Blood pressure increased is found among people who take Vitamin B12, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Aspirin, and have Depression . We study 3,838 people who have side effects while taking Vitamin b12 from FDA and social media. Among them, 86 have Blood pressure increased. Find out below who they are, when they have Blood pressure increased and more.

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Vitamin B12

Vitamin b12 has active ingredients of cyanocobalamin. It is often used in vitamin b12 deficiency. (latest outcomes from Vitamin b12 4,023 users)

Blood Pressure Increased

Blood pressure increased has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, hypotension, rashes, weakness, diarrhea (latest reports from 303,310 Blood pressure increased patients).

On Jul, 23, 2016

3,838 people reported to have side effects when taking Vitamin B12.
Among them, 86 people (2.24%) have Blood Pressure Increased

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Vitamin b12 cause Blood pressure increased?

Time on Vitamin B12 when people have Blood Pressure Increased *:

  • < 1 month: 9.52 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 23.81 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 4.76 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 14.29 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 14.29 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 14.29 %
  • 10+ years: 19.05 %

Gender of people who have Blood Pressure Increased when taking Vitamin B12 *:

  • female: 72.94 %
  • male: 27.06 %

Age of people who have Blood Pressure Increased when taking Vitamin B12 *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 5.56 %
  • 30-39: 1.39 %
  • 40-49: 12.5 %
  • 50-59: 31.94 %
  • 60+: 48.61 %

Severity if Blood Pressure Increased when taking Vitamin B12 **:

  • least: 9.52 %
  • moderate: 57.14 %
  • severe: 28.57 %
  • most severe: 4.76 %

How people recovered from Blood Pressure Increased **:

  • while on drug: 5 %
  • after off the drug: 40 %
  • not yet: 55 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (18 people)
  • High Blood Pressure (17 people)
  • Hypertension (14 people)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (12 people)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (11 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (35 people)
  • Vitamin D (25 people)
  • Prednisone (15 people)
  • Lipitor (12 people)
  • Lasix (12 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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