Review: could Vitamin B12 cause Rapid Heart Beat?


Summary

Rapid heart beat 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 Hypertension . We study 8,075 people who have side effects while taking Vitamin b12 from FDA and social media. Among them, 73 have Rapid heart beat. Find out below who they are, when they have Rapid heart beat 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)

Rapid Heart Beat

Rapid heart beat has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, heart rate increased, hypotension, weakness, fatigue (latest reports from 44,866 Rapid heart beat patients).

On Aug, 30, 2016

8,075 people reported to have side effects when taking Vitamin B12.
Among them, 73 people (0.9%) have Rapid Heart Beat


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Vitamin b12 cause Rapid heart beat?

Time on Vitamin B12 when people have Rapid Heart Beat *:

  • < 1 month: 20 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 20 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 20 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 20 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 20 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Rapid Heart Beat when taking Vitamin B12 *:

  • female: 75 %
  • male: 25 %

Age of people who have Rapid Heart Beat when taking Vitamin B12 *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.69 %
  • 20-29: 6.78 %
  • 30-39: 6.78 %
  • 40-49: 16.95 %
  • 50-59: 18.64 %
  • 60+: 49.15 %

Severity if Rapid Heart Beat when taking Vitamin B12 **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 40 %
  • severe: 60 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Rapid Heart Beat **:

  • while on drug: 33.33 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 66.67 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypertension (11 people, 15.07%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (9 people, 12.33%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (7 people, 9.59%)
  • Vitamin Supplementation (6 people, 8.22%)
  • Pain (6 people, 8.22%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Vitamin D (13 people, 17.81%)
  • Prednisone (10 people, 13.70%)
  • Folic Acid (9 people, 12.33%)
  • Aspirin (9 people, 12.33%)
  • Singulair (8 people, 10.96%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Blood Pressure Increased (23 people, 31.51%)
  • Dyspnoea (18 people, 24.66%)
  • Nausea (17 people, 23.29%)
  • Dizziness (15 people, 20.55%)
  • Palpitations (14 people, 19.18%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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