Vitamin b12 and Sleepiness - from FDA reports


Summary

Sleepiness is found among people who take Vitamin B12, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Vitamin D, and have Pain . We study 24,657 people who have side effects while taking Vitamin b12 from FDA. Among them, 503 have Sleepiness. Find out below who they are, when they have Sleepiness 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)

Sleepiness

Sleepiness (excess sleeping) has been reported by people with depression, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, stress and anxiety (latest reports from 114,734 Sleepiness patients).

On Feb, 21, 2017

24,657 people reported to have side effects when taking Vitamin B12.
Among them, 503 people (2.04%) have Sleepiness


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Vitamin b12 cause Sleepiness?

Time on Vitamin B12 when people have Sleepiness *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 33.33 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 33.33 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 16.67 %
  • 10+ years: 16.67 %

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

  • female: 75.2 %
  • male: 24.8 %

Age of people who have Sleepiness when taking Vitamin B12 *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.01 %
  • 20-29: 1.77 %
  • 30-39: 5.32 %
  • 40-49: 16.2 %
  • 50-59: 20.76 %
  • 60+: 54.68 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (67 people, 13.32%)
  • High Blood Pressure (52 people, 10.34%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (47 people, 9.34%)
  • Depression (39 people, 7.75%)
  • Narcolepsy (38 people, 7.55%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Vitamin D (107 people, 21.27%)
  • Lyrica (92 people, 18.29%)
  • Vitamin C (74 people, 14.71%)
  • Cymbalta (65 people, 12.92%)
  • Fish Oil (60 people, 11.93%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (209 people, 41.55%)
  • Weakness (111 people, 22.07%)
  • Dizziness (95 people, 18.89%)
  • Nausea (80 people, 15.90%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (64 people, 12.72%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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