Vitamin b12 and Headaches - from FDA reports


Summary

Headaches is found among people who take Vitamin B12, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Vitamin D, and have Multiple sclerosis . We study 24,657 people who have side effects while taking Vitamin b12 from FDA. Among them, 1,377 have Headaches. Find out below who they are, when they have Headaches 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)

Headaches

Headaches has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, depression, pain (latest reports from 306,242 Headaches patients).

On Jan, 20, 2017

24,657 people reported to have side effects when taking Vitamin B12.
Among them, 1,377 people (5.58%) have Headaches


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Vitamin b12 cause Headaches?

Time on Vitamin B12 when people have Headaches *:

  • < 1 month: 27.27 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 18.18 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 27.27 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 18.18 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 9.09 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • female: 79.26 %
  • male: 20.74 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.28 %
  • 10-19: 1.38 %
  • 20-29: 4.04 %
  • 30-39: 8.17 %
  • 40-49: 15.79 %
  • 50-59: 25.44 %
  • 60+: 44.9 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Sclerosis (160 people, 11.62%)
  • Crohn's Disease (128 people, 9.30%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (124 people, 9.01%)
  • High Blood Pressure (123 people, 8.93%)
  • Pain (101 people, 7.33%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Vitamin D (376 people, 27.31%)
  • Vitamin C (185 people, 13.44%)
  • Calcium (169 people, 12.27%)
  • Humira (162 people, 11.76%)
  • Synthroid (131 people, 9.51%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (355 people, 25.78%)
  • Nausea (349 people, 25.34%)
  • Dizziness (229 people, 16.63%)
  • Pain (201 people, 14.60%)
  • Diarrhea (190 people, 13.80%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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