Review: could Vitamin B12 cause Scleroderma?


Summary

Scleroderma is found among people who take Vitamin B12, especially for people who are female, 60+ old also take medication Calcium, and have Pulmonary hypertension . We study 23,005 people who have side effects while taking Vitamin b12 from FDA and social media. Among them, 9 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 supplementation. (latest outcomes from Vitamin b12 23,231 users)

Scleroderma

Scleroderma (hard skin) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, death, systemic sclerosis (scleroderma), diarrhea, pneumonia (latest reports from 5,881 Scleroderma patients).

On Sep, 15, 2016

23,005 people reported to have side effects when taking Vitamin B12.
Among them, 9 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: 77.78 %
  • male: 22.22 %

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: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 12.5 %
  • 60+: 87.5 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pulmonary Hypertension (3 people, 33.33%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (2 people, 22.22%)
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (1 person, 11.11%)
  • Blood Cholesterol Abnormal (1 person, 11.11%)
  • Barrett's Oesophagus (1 person, 11.11%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Vitamin D (3 people, 33.33%)
  • Revatio (3 people, 33.33%)
  • Lasix (3 people, 33.33%)
  • Calcium (3 people, 33.33%)
  • Cardizem (2 people, 22.22%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Oedema Peripheral (3 people, 33.33%)
  • Malnutrition (2 people, 22.22%)
  • Lung Disorder (2 people, 22.22%)
  • Dyspepsia (2 people, 22.22%)
  • Decreased Appetite (2 people, 22.22%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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