Review: could Vitamin C cause Increased Appetite?


Increased appetite is found among people who take Vitamin C, especially for people who are female, 60+ old also take medication Vitamin B12, and have Pain . We study 16,828 people who have side effects while taking Vitamin c from FDA and social media. Among them, 42 have Increased appetite. Find out below who they are, when they have Increased appetite 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 18,838 users)

Increased Appetite

Increased appetite has been reported by people with type 2 diabetes, depression, bipolar disorder, high blood pressure, quit smoking (latest reports from 15,238 Increased appetite patients).

On Sep, 20, 2016

16,828 people reported to have side effects when taking Vitamin C.
Among them, 42 people (0.25%) have Increased Appetite

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Vitamin c cause Increased appetite?

Gender of people who have Increased Appetite when taking Vitamin C *:

  • female: 85.71 %
  • male: 14.29 %

Age of people who have Increased Appetite when taking Vitamin C *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 3.03 %
  • 30-39: 12.12 %
  • 40-49: 21.21 %
  • 50-59: 21.21 %
  • 60+: 42.42 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (10 people, 23.81%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (7 people, 16.67%)
  • Vitamin Supplementation (5 people, 11.90%)
  • Prophylaxis (5 people, 11.90%)
  • Depression (5 people, 11.90%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Vitamin B12 (9 people, 21.43%)
  • Vitamin D (8 people, 19.05%)
  • Calcium (8 people, 19.05%)
  • Aspirin. (6 people, 14.29%)
  • Lasix (5 people, 11.90%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Weight Increased (20 people, 47.62%)
  • Headache (9 people, 21.43%)
  • Dizziness (9 people, 21.43%)
  • Asthenia (9 people, 21.43%)
  • Fatigue (8 people, 19.05%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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