Review: could Vitamin B12 cause Herpes Simplex?


Herpes simplex is found among people who take Vitamin B12, especially for people who are female, 60+ old also take medication Folic Acid, and have Osteoporosis . We study 6,213 people who have side effects while taking Vitamin b12 from FDA and social media. Among them, 6 have Herpes simplex. Find out below who they are, when they have Herpes simplex 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 5,721 users)

Herpes Simplex

Herpes simplex (herpes simplex is a common viral infection) has been reported by people with fever, rashes, drug ineffective, diarrhea, nausea and vomiting (latest reports from 7,159 Herpes simplex patients).

On Aug, 18, 2016

6,213 people reported to have side effects when taking Vitamin B12.
Among them, 6 people (0.1%) have Herpes Simplex

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Vitamin b12 cause Herpes simplex?

Gender of people who have Herpes Simplex when taking Vitamin B12 *:

  • female: 83.33 %
  • male: 16.67 %

Age of people who have Herpes Simplex 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: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 20 %
  • 60+: 80 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (1 person)
  • Plasma Cell Myeloma (1 person)
  • Paroxysmal Nocturnal Haemoglobinuria (1 person)
  • Pain (1 person)
  • Osteoporosis (1 person)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Folic Acid (3 people)
  • Zometa (2 people)
  • Premarin (2 people)
  • Neurontin (2 people)
  • Dexamethasone (2 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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