Vitamin b12 and Light sensitivity - from FDA reports


Light sensitivity is found among people who take Vitamin B12, especially for people who are female, 60+ old also take medication Vitamin D, and have Crohn's disease . We study 24,657 people who have side effects while taking Vitamin b12 from FDA. Among them, 45 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 b12 deficiency. (latest outcomes from Vitamin b12 25,925 users)

Light Sensitivity

Light sensitivity has been reported by people with depression, multiple sclerosis, pain, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure (latest reports from 9,441 Light sensitivity patients).

On Jan, 27, 2017

24,657 people reported to have side effects when taking Vitamin B12.
Among them, 45 people (0.18%) have Light Sensitivity

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Vitamin b12 cause Light sensitivity?

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

  • female: 75 %
  • male: 25 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 5.26 %
  • 20-29: 5.26 %
  • 30-39: 5.26 %
  • 40-49: 21.05 %
  • 50-59: 21.05 %
  • 60+: 42.11 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (4 people, 8.89%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (4 people, 8.89%)
  • High Blood Pressure (4 people, 8.89%)
  • Crohn's Disease (4 people, 8.89%)
  • Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumour (3 people, 6.67%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Vitamin D (10 people, 22.22%)
  • Tylenol (6 people, 13.33%)
  • Vitamin C (5 people, 11.11%)
  • Nexium (5 people, 11.11%)
  • Fish Oil (5 people, 11.11%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Headache (25 people, 55.56%)
  • Fatigue (15 people, 33.33%)
  • Dizziness (14 people, 31.11%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (13 people, 28.89%)
  • Nausea (12 people, 26.67%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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