Review: could Vitamin C cause Cardiac Failure Congestive?


Summary

Cardiac failure congestive is found among people who take Vitamin C, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Lasix, and have Plasma cell myeloma . We study 16,827 people who have side effects while taking Vitamin c from FDA and social media. Among them, 149 have Cardiac failure congestive. Find out below who they are, when they have Cardiac failure congestive and more.

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Vitamin C

Vitamin c has active ingredients of l-ascorbic acid. It is often used in vitamin supplementation. (latest outcomes from Vitamin c 17,096 users)

Cardiac Failure Congestive

Cardiac failure congestive has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, atrial fibrillation/flutter, hypotension, renal failure acute, weakness (latest reports from 89,342 Cardiac failure congestive patients).

On Sep, 15, 2016

16,827 people reported to have side effects when taking Vitamin C.
Among them, 149 people (0.89%) have Cardiac Failure Congestive


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Vitamin c cause Cardiac failure congestive?

Time on Vitamin C when people have Cardiac Failure Congestive *:

  • < 1 month: 50 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 25 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 25 %

Gender of people who have Cardiac Failure Congestive when taking Vitamin C *:

  • female: 50.7 %
  • male: 49.3 %

Age of people who have Cardiac Failure Congestive when taking Vitamin C *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.81 %
  • 20-29: 2.42 %
  • 30-39: 4.03 %
  • 40-49: 2.42 %
  • 50-59: 9.68 %
  • 60+: 80.65 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Plasma Cell Myeloma (21 people, 14.09%)
  • Atrial Fibrillation (17 people, 11.41%)
  • Hypertension (15 people, 10.07%)
  • Pain (14 people, 9.40%)
  • Diabetes Mellitus (11 people, 7.38%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lasix (41 people, 27.52%)
  • Vitamin E (28 people, 18.79%)
  • Vitamin D (25 people, 16.78%)
  • Lipitor (21 people, 14.09%)
  • Aspirin. (20 people, 13.42%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pneumonia (32 people, 21.48%)
  • Anaemia (32 people, 21.48%)
  • Dyspnoea (31 people, 20.81%)
  • Atrial Fibrillation (26 people, 17.45%)
  • Fatigue (25 people, 16.78%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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