Review: could Vitamin B12 cause White Blood Cell Count Increased?


Summary

White blood cell count increased 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 Folic Acid, and have Depression . We study 7,480 people who have side effects while taking Vitamin b12 from FDA and social media. Among them, 28 have White blood cell count increased. Find out below who they are, when they have White blood cell count increased 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)

White Blood Cell Count Increased

White blood cell count increased has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, rashes, joint pain, tendonitis, fatigue (latest reports from 26,172 White blood cell count increased patients).

On Aug, 25, 2016

7,480 people reported to have side effects when taking Vitamin B12.
Among them, 28 people (0.37%) have White Blood Cell Count Increased


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Vitamin b12 cause White blood cell count increased?

Time on Vitamin B12 when people have White Blood Cell Count Increased *:

  • < 1 month: 50 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 50 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have White Blood Cell Count Increased when taking Vitamin B12 *:

  • female: 53.57 %
  • male: 46.43 %

Age of people who have White Blood Cell Count Increased when taking Vitamin B12 *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 22.73 %
  • 40-49: 4.55 %
  • 50-59: 9.09 %
  • 60+: 63.64 %

Severity if White Blood Cell Count Increased when taking Vitamin B12 **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 100 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from White Blood Cell Count Increased **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (3 people)
  • Depression (3 people)
  • Hypertension (2 people)
  • Fluid Retention (2 people)
  • Crohn's Disease (2 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Folic Acid (9 people)
  • Lasix (8 people)
  • Vitamin D (7 people)
  • Prednisone (7 people)
  • Vitamin E (4 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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