Review: could Vitamin B12 cause Scleroderma?


Scleroderma is found among people who take Vitamin B12, especially for people who are female, 60+ old also take medication Vitamin D, and have Pulmonary hypertension . We study 25,694 people who have side effects while taking Vitamin b12 from FDA and social media. Among them, 11 have Scleroderma. Find out below who they are, when they have Scleroderma 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 25,920 users)


Scleroderma (hard skin) has been reported by people with primary pulmonary hypertension, pulmonary hypertension, systemic sclerosis (scleroderma), rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis (latest reports from 6,011 Scleroderma patients).

On Oct, 13, 2016

25,694 people reported to have side effects when taking Vitamin B12.
Among them, 11 people (0.04%) have Scleroderma

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Vitamin b12 cause Scleroderma?

Gender of people who have Scleroderma when taking Vitamin B12 *:

  • female: 81.82 %
  • male: 18.18 %

Age of people who have Scleroderma 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: 10 %
  • 50-59: 10 %
  • 60+: 80 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pulmonary Hypertension (3 people, 27.27%)
  • Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (2 people, 18.18%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (2 people, 18.18%)
  • Diabetes Mellitus (1 person, 9.09%)
  • Barrett's Oesophagus (1 person, 9.09%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Vitamin D (4 people, 36.36%)
  • Revatio (3 people, 27.27%)
  • Lasix (3 people, 27.27%)
  • Calcium (3 people, 27.27%)
  • Asa (3 people, 27.27%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Oedema Peripheral (3 people, 27.27%)
  • Pain In Extremity (2 people, 18.18%)
  • Malnutrition (2 people, 18.18%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (2 people, 18.18%)
  • Dyspepsia (2 people, 18.18%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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