Review: could Vitamin B6 cause Mood Swings?


Summary

Mood swings is found among people who take Vitamin B6, especially for people who are female, 30-39 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Gabapentin, and have Back pain . We study 5,194 people who have side effects while taking Vitamin b6 from FDA and social media. Among them, 26 have Mood swings. Find out below who they are, when they have Mood swings 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 5,305 users)

Mood Swings

Mood swings (an extreme or rapid change in mood) has been reported by people with pain, drowsiness, insomnia, fatigue, stress and anxiety (latest reports from 38,056 Mood swings patients).

On Sep, 29, 2016

5,194 people reported to have side effects when taking Vitamin B6.
Among them, 26 people (0.5%) have Mood Swings


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Vitamin b6 cause Mood swings?

Time on Vitamin B6 when people have Mood Swings *:

  • < 1 month: 100 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Mood Swings when taking Vitamin B6 *:

  • female: 88.46 %
  • male: 11.54 %

Age of people who have Mood Swings when taking Vitamin B6 *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 8 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 4 %
  • 30-39: 32 %
  • 40-49: 12 %
  • 50-59: 24 %
  • 60+: 20 %

Severity if Mood Swings when taking Vitamin B6 **:

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

How people recovered from Mood Swings **:

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

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Insomnia (6 people, 23.08%)
  • Back Pain (6 people, 23.08%)
  • Affective Disorder (4 people, 15.38%)
  • Bipolar Disorder (3 people, 11.54%)
  • Back Injury (2 people, 7.69%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Venlafaxine (5 people, 19.23%)
  • Gabapentin (5 people, 19.23%)
  • Provigil (4 people, 15.38%)
  • Magnesium (4 people, 15.38%)
  • Ativan (4 people, 15.38%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Irritability (9 people, 34.62%)
  • Headache (9 people, 34.62%)
  • Depression (8 people, 30.77%)
  • Asthenia (8 people, 30.77%)
  • Vision Blurred (7 people, 26.92%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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