Review: could Vitamin C cause Henoch-schonlein Purpura?


Henoch-schonlein purpura is reported only by a few people who take Vitamin C. We study 7,440 people who have side effects while taking Vitamin c from FDA and social media. Among them, 2 have Henoch-schonlein purpura. Find out below who they are, when they have Henoch-schonlein purpura 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 7,685 users)

Henoch-schonlein Purpura

Henoch-schonlein purpura (inflammation of the blood vessels in the skin and other body organs) has been reported by people with red blood cell sedimentation rate increased, renal impairment, abdominal pain, c-reactive protein increased, protein - urine (latest reports from 1,938 Henoch-schonlein purpura patients).

On Jul, 27, 2016

7,440 people reported to have side effects when taking Vitamin C.
Among them, 2 people (0.03%) have Henoch-schonlein Purpura

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Vitamin c cause Henoch-schonlein purpura?

Gender of people who have Henoch-schonlein Purpura when taking Vitamin C *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Henoch-schonlein Purpura when taking Vitamin C *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 100 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Suprax (2 people)
  • Oxaceprol (2 people)
  • Isoptin (2 people)
  • Diclofenac Sodium (2 people)
  • Buphenine + Escin (2 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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