Review: could Vitamin B6 cause Dizziness?


Dizziness is found among people who take Vitamin B6, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Folic Acid, and have Osteoporosis . We study 3,499 people who have side effects while taking Vitamin b6 from FDA and social media. Among them, 157 have Dizziness. Find out below who they are, when they have Dizziness and more.

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Vitamin B6

Vitamin b6 has active ingredients of pyridoxine. It is often used in vitamin supplementation. (latest outcomes from Vitamin b6 3,385 users)


Dizziness has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, drug ineffective, urinary tract infection, weakness, diarrhea (latest reports from 179,674 Dizziness patients).

On Aug, 22, 2016

3,499 people reported to have side effects when taking Vitamin B6.
Among them, 157 people (4.49%) have Dizziness

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Vitamin b6 cause Dizziness?

Time on Vitamin B6 when people have Dizziness *:

  • < 1 month: 28.57 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 28.57 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 14.29 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 14.29 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 14.29 %

Gender of people who have Dizziness when taking Vitamin B6 *:

  • female: 63.46 %
  • male: 36.54 %

Age of people who have Dizziness when taking Vitamin B6 *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.8 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 4.8 %
  • 30-39: 1.6 %
  • 40-49: 12.8 %
  • 50-59: 24.0 %
  • 60+: 56.0 %

Severity if Dizziness when taking Vitamin B6 **:

  • least: 14.29 %
  • moderate: 57.14 %
  • severe: 28.57 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Dizziness **:

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

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Osteoporosis (15 people)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (12 people)
  • Depression (12 people)
  • Hypertension (9 people)
  • Multiple Myeloma (8 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Folic Acid (35 people)
  • Aspirin (29 people)
  • Vitamin B12 (27 people)
  • Vitamin B-12 (25 people)
  • Nexium (21 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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