Vitamin b12 and Flushing - from FDA reports


Summary

Flushing is found among people who take Vitamin B12, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old also take medication Tecfidera, and have Multiple sclerosis . We study 24,657 people who have side effects while taking Vitamin b12 from FDA. Among them, 336 have Flushing. Find out below who they are, when they have Flushing 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 25,925 users)

Flushing

Flushing (the warm, red condition of human skin) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 67,580 Flushing patients).

On Feb, 21, 2017

24,657 people reported to have side effects when taking Vitamin B12.
Among them, 336 people (1.36%) have Flushing


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Vitamin b12 cause Flushing?

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

  • female: 70.06 %
  • male: 29.94 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.84 %
  • 20-29: 1.67 %
  • 30-39: 12.97 %
  • 40-49: 20.92 %
  • 50-59: 32.64 %
  • 60+: 30.96 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Sclerosis (151 people, 44.94%)
  • Gait Disturbance (30 people, 8.93%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (19 people, 5.65%)
  • Crohn's Disease (12 people, 3.57%)
  • High Blood Pressure (11 people, 3.27%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Tecfidera (158 people, 47.02%)
  • Vitamin D (101 people, 30.06%)
  • Ampyra (72 people, 21.43%)
  • Vitamin C (44 people, 13.10%)
  • Synthroid (39 people, 11.61%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (68 people, 20.24%)
  • Rashes (58 people, 17.26%)
  • Diarrhea (49 people, 14.58%)
  • Itching (48 people, 14.29%)
  • Fatigue (48 people, 14.29%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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