Review: could Vitamin B12 cause Gout?


Summary

Gout is found among people who take Vitamin B12, especially for people who are male, 60+ old also take medication Lasix, and have Hypertension . We study 7,480 people who have side effects while taking Vitamin b12 from FDA and social media. Among them, 19 have Gout. Find out below who they are, when they have Gout 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 7,665 users)

Gout

Gout (uric acid crystals building up in the body) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, fever, rashes, weakness, diarrhea (latest reports from 15,437 Gout patients).

On Aug, 25, 2016

7,480 people reported to have side effects when taking Vitamin B12.
Among them, 19 people (0.25%) have Gout


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Vitamin b12 cause Gout?

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

  • female: 47.37 %
  • male: 52.63 %

Age of people who have Gout 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: 14.29 %
  • 50-59: 21.43 %
  • 60+: 64.29 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (5 people)
  • Hypertension (5 people)
  • Vitamin Supplementation (4 people)
  • Multiple Myeloma (4 people)
  • Blood Cholesterol Increased (4 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lasix (7 people)
  • Folic Acid (6 people)
  • Protonix (4 people)
  • Lisinopril (4 people)
  • Coumadin (4 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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