Review: could Vitamin B12 cause Colitis?


Summary

Colitis 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 Humira, and have Crohn's disease . We study 23,005 people who have side effects while taking Vitamin b12 from FDA and social media. Among them, 62 have Colitis. Find out below who they are, when they have Colitis and more.

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Vitamin B12

Vitamin b12 has active ingredients of cobalamin. It is often used in vitamin supplementation. (latest outcomes from Vitamin b12 23,231 users)

Colitis

Colitis (inflammation of colon) has been reported by people with ulcerative colitis, fever, rashes, drug ineffective, abdominal pain (latest reports from 20,030 Colitis patients).

On Sep, 17, 2016

23,005 people reported to have side effects when taking Vitamin B12.
Among them, 62 people (0.27%) have Colitis


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Vitamin b12 cause Colitis?

Time on Vitamin B12 when people have Colitis *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 100 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Colitis when taking Vitamin B12 *:

  • female: 75.41 %
  • male: 24.59 %

Age of people who have Colitis when taking Vitamin B12 *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 7.55 %
  • 30-39: 7.55 %
  • 40-49: 13.21 %
  • 50-59: 30.19 %
  • 60+: 41.51 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Crohn's Disease (11 people, 17.74%)
  • Pain (8 people, 12.90%)
  • Colitis Ulcerative (8 people, 12.90%)
  • Nausea (6 people, 9.68%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (5 people, 8.06%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Humira (14 people, 22.58%)
  • Vitamin D3 (12 people, 19.35%)
  • Zofran (11 people, 17.74%)
  • Prednisone. (11 people, 17.74%)
  • Vitamin D (10 people, 16.13%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Diarrhoea (17 people, 27.42%)
  • Nausea (11 people, 17.74%)
  • Abdominal Pain (11 people, 17.74%)
  • Dehydration (10 people, 16.13%)
  • Asthenia (10 people, 16.13%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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