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. This review analyzes which people have Headaches 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, 28, 2017

30,439 people reported to have side effects when taking Vitamin B12.
Among them, 1,733 people (5.69%) have Headaches


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Vitamin b12 cause Headaches?

Time on Vitamin B12 when people have Headaches *:

  • < 1 month: 40.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 20.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 20.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 13.33 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 6.67 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • female: 79.89 %
  • male: 20.11 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.22 %
  • 10-19: 1.25 %
  • 20-29: 4.05 %
  • 30-39: 7.81 %
  • 40-49: 15.83 %
  • 50-59: 26.66 %
  • 60+: 44.18 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Sclerosis (195 people, 11.25%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (155 people, 8.94%)
  • High Blood Pressure (143 people, 8.25%)
  • Crohn's Disease (143 people, 8.25%)
  • Pain (126 people, 7.27%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Vitamin D (480 people, 27.70%)
  • Vitamin C (241 people, 13.91%)
  • Calcium (201 people, 11.60%)
  • Synthroid (174 people, 10.04%)
  • Fish Oil (171 people, 9.87%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (452 people, 26.08%)
  • Nausea (435 people, 25.10%)
  • Dizziness (285 people, 16.45%)
  • Pain (259 people, 14.95%)
  • Diarrhea (252 people, 14.54%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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