Vitamin b12 and Hair thinning - from FDA reports


Summary

Hair thinning is found among people who take Vitamin b12, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Vitamin D, and have Multiple sclerosis. This review analyzes which people have Hair thinning with Vitamin b12. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 30,439 people who have side effects when taking Vitamin b12 from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 20, 2017

30,439 people reported to have side effects when taking Vitamin B12.
Among them, 510 people (1.68%) have Hair Thinning


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Vitamin b12 cause Hair thinning?

Time on Vitamin B12 when people have Hair Thinning *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 100 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Hair Thinning when taking Vitamin B12 *:

  • female: 89.78 %
  • male: 10.22 %

Age of people who have Hair Thinning when taking Vitamin B12 *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 6.17 %
  • 30-39: 4.83 %
  • 40-49: 17.96 %
  • 50-59: 21.45 %
  • 60+: 49.6 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Sclerosis (83 people, 16.27%)
  • High Blood Pressure (49 people, 9.61%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (32 people, 6.27%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (30 people, 5.88%)
  • Crohn's Disease (30 people, 5.88%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Vitamin D (117 people, 22.94%)
  • Fish Oil (66 people, 12.94%)
  • Biotin (65 people, 12.75%)
  • Vitamin C (58 people, 11.37%)
  • Aubagio (53 people, 10.39%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (122 people, 23.92%)
  • Weakness (94 people, 18.43%)
  • Diarrhea (84 people, 16.47%)
  • Headache (80 people, 15.69%)
  • Nausea (70 people, 13.73%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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