Review: could Vitamin B12 cause Light Sensitivity?


Summary

Light sensitivity is found among people who take Vitamin B12, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Folic Acid, and have Pain . We study 8,075 people who have side effects while taking Vitamin b12 from FDA and social media. Among them, 14 have Light sensitivity. Find out below who they are, when they have Light sensitivity 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 7,665 users)

Light Sensitivity

Light sensitivity has been reported by people with arthritis, nausea (latest reports from 7,404 Light sensitivity patients).

On Aug, 31, 2016

8,075 people reported to have side effects when taking Vitamin B12.
Among them, 14 people (0.17%) have Light Sensitivity


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Vitamin b12 cause Light sensitivity?

Time on Vitamin B12 when people have Light Sensitivity *:

  • < 1 month: 33.33 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 33.33 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 33.33 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Light Sensitivity when taking Vitamin B12 *:

  • female: 71.43 %
  • male: 28.57 %

Age of people who have Light Sensitivity when taking Vitamin B12 *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 7.69 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 7.69 %
  • 40-49: 23.08 %
  • 50-59: 38.46 %
  • 60+: 23.08 %

Severity if Light Sensitivity when taking Vitamin B12 **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 66.67 %
  • severe: 33.33 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Light Sensitivity **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (2 people, 14.29%)
  • Vitamin D Decreased (1 person, 7.14%)
  • Haemolytic Uraemic Syndrome (1 person, 7.14%)
  • Glaucoma (1 person, 7.14%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (1 person, 7.14%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Folic Acid (5 people, 35.71%)
  • Vitamin D (4 people, 28.57%)
  • Vitamin C (2 people, 14.29%)
  • Nexium (2 people, 14.29%)
  • Lyrica (2 people, 14.29%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Headache (7 people, 50.00%)
  • Dyspnoea (4 people, 28.57%)
  • Arthralgia (4 people, 28.57%)
  • Pain (3 people, 21.43%)
  • Back Pain (3 people, 21.43%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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