Review: could Vitamin B12 cause Gas - Flatulence?


Summary

Gas - flatulence is reported only by a few people who take Vitamin B12. We study 3,838 people who have side effects while taking Vitamin b12 from FDA and social media. Among them, 2 have Gas - flatulence. Find out below who they are, when they have Gas - flatulence 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 4,023 users)

Gas - Flatulence

Gas - flatulence (act of expelling air from the intestine through anus) has been reported by people with hot flush, pain, constipation, confusion, night sweats (latest reports from 136 Gas - flatulence patients).

On Jul, 20, 2016

3,838 people reported to have side effects when taking Vitamin B12.
Among them, 2 people (0.05%) have Gas - Flatulence


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Vitamin b12 cause Gas - flatulence?

Time on Vitamin B12 when people have Gas - Flatulence *:

  • < 1 month: 100 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 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 Gas - Flatulence when taking Vitamin B12 *:

  • female: 50 %
  • male: 50 %

Age of people who have Gas - Flatulence when taking Vitamin B12 *:

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

Severity if Gas - Flatulence when taking Vitamin B12 **:

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

How people recovered from Gas - Flatulence **:

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

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Vitamin B12 Deficiency (1 person)
  • Thyroid Function Test Abnormal (1 person)
  • Secondary Adrenocortical Insufficiency (1 person)
  • Panhypopituitarism (1 person)
  • Osteopenia (1 person)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Vitamin D (2 people)
  • Magnesium Sulfate (1 person)
  • Lyrica (1 person)
  • Lovastatin (1 person)
  • Kelp (1 person)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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