Review: could Vitamin B12 cause Double Vision?


Summary

Double vision is found among people who take Vitamin B12, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Folic Acid, and have Hypertension . We study 6,213 people who have side effects while taking Vitamin b12 from FDA and social media. Among them, 19 have Double vision. Find out below who they are, when they have Double vision and more.

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Vitamin B12

Vitamin b12 has active ingredients of cobalamin. It is often used in vitamin b12 deficiency. (latest outcomes from Vitamin b12 5,721 users)

Double Vision

Double vision has been reported by people with haematuria, nosebleed, chills, multiple sclerosis, injection site pain (latest reports from 13,392 Double vision patients).

On Aug, 18, 2016

6,213 people reported to have side effects when taking Vitamin B12.
Among them, 19 people (0.31%) have Double Vision


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Vitamin b12 cause Double vision?

Time on Vitamin B12 when people have Double Vision *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 33.33 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 33.33 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 33.33 %

Gender of people who have Double Vision when taking Vitamin B12 *:

  • female: 47.37 %
  • male: 52.63 %

Age of people who have Double Vision when taking Vitamin B12 *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 5.88 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 23.53 %
  • 40-49: 5.88 %
  • 50-59: 5.88 %
  • 60+: 58.82 %

Severity if Double Vision when taking Vitamin B12 **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 66.67 %
  • severe: 33.33 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Double Vision **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Sclerosis (3 people)
  • Hypertension (3 people)
  • Vitamin B12 Deficiency (2 people)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (2 people)
  • Cognitive Disorder (1 person)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Folic Acid (4 people)
  • Vitamin E (3 people)
  • Tylenol (3 people)
  • Nexium (3 people)
  • Rebif (2 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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