Review: could Vitamin B12 cause Epistaxis?


Summary

Epistaxis is found among people who take Vitamin B12, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Vitamin D3, and have Hypertension . We study 23,005 people who have side effects while taking Vitamin b12 from FDA and social media. Among them, 198 have Epistaxis. Find out below who they are, when they have Epistaxis 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)

Epistaxis

Epistaxis (bleed from the nose) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, rashes, renal failure acute, itching, nosebleed (latest reports from 39,229 Epistaxis patients).

On Sep, 19, 2016

23,005 people reported to have side effects when taking Vitamin B12.
Among them, 198 people (0.86%) have Epistaxis


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Vitamin b12 cause Epistaxis?

Time on Vitamin B12 when people have Epistaxis *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 40 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 20 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 40 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • female: 62.94 %
  • male: 37.06 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.61 %
  • 10-19: 0.61 %
  • 20-29: 2.45 %
  • 30-39: 1.84 %
  • 40-49: 3.07 %
  • 50-59: 21.47 %
  • 60+: 69.94 %

Severity if Epistaxis when taking Vitamin B12 **:

  • least: 50 %
  • moderate: 50 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Epistaxis **:

  • while on drug: 50 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 50 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypertension (24 people, 12.12%)
  • Atrial Fibrillation (21 people, 10.61%)
  • Diabetes Mellitus (16 people, 8.08%)
  • Cerebrovascular Accident Prophylaxis (15 people, 7.58%)
  • Cardiac Disorder (15 people, 7.58%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Vitamin D3 (33 people, 16.67%)
  • Vitamin D (31 people, 15.66%)
  • Folic Acid. (28 people, 14.14%)
  • Aspirin. (28 people, 14.14%)
  • Xarelto (26 people, 13.13%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (54 people, 27.27%)
  • Nausea (39 people, 19.70%)
  • Dyspnoea (29 people, 14.65%)
  • Diarrhoea (28 people, 14.14%)
  • Asthenia (27 people, 13.64%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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