Review: could Vitamin B12 cause Hearing Loss?


Hearing loss is found among people who take Vitamin B12, especially for people who are female, 60+ old also take medication Vitamin D, and have Insomnia . We study 23,005 people who have side effects while taking Vitamin b12 from FDA and social media. Among them, 38 have Hearing loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Hearing loss 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 23,231 users)

Hearing Loss

Hearing loss has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, rashes, drug ineffective, tinnitus, diarrhea (latest reports from 12,050 Hearing loss patients).

On Sep, 16, 2016

23,005 people reported to have side effects when taking Vitamin B12.
Among them, 38 people (0.17%) have Hearing Loss

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Vitamin b12 cause Hearing loss?

Gender of people who have Hearing Loss when taking Vitamin B12 *:

  • female: 67.57 %
  • male: 32.43 %

Age of people who have Hearing Loss when taking Vitamin B12 *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 3.45 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 3.45 %
  • 40-49: 10.34 %
  • 50-59: 24.14 %
  • 60+: 58.62 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (7 people, 18.42%)
  • Insomnia (7 people, 18.42%)
  • Plasma Cell Myeloma (5 people, 13.16%)
  • Depression (3 people, 7.89%)
  • Anxiety (3 people, 7.89%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Vitamin D (12 people, 31.58%)
  • Synthroid (10 people, 26.32%)
  • Omeprazole. (8 people, 21.05%)
  • Zometa (7 people, 18.42%)
  • Vitamin D3 (7 people, 18.42%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Tinnitus (9 people, 23.68%)
  • Headache (6 people, 15.79%)
  • Cough (6 people, 15.79%)
  • Rash (5 people, 13.16%)
  • Muscular Weakness (5 people, 13.16%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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