Vitamin c and Itching - from FDA reports


Summary

Itching is found among people who take Vitamin c, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Vitamin D, and have Multiple sclerosis. This review analyzes which people have Itching with Vitamin c. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 21,796 people who have side effects when taking Vitamin c from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 09, 2017

21,796 people reported to have side effects when taking Vitamin C.
Among them, 626 people (2.87%) have Itching


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Vitamin c cause Itching?

Time on Vitamin C when people have Itching *:

  • < 1 month: 25.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 12.5 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 50.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 12.5 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Itching when taking Vitamin C *:

  • female: 74.19 %
  • male: 25.81 %

Age of people who have Itching when taking Vitamin C *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.42 %
  • 10-19: 0.63 %
  • 20-29: 1.48 %
  • 30-39: 5.91 %
  • 40-49: 8.44 %
  • 50-59: 21.31 %
  • 60+: 61.81 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Sclerosis (55 people, 8.79%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (50 people, 7.99%)
  • High Blood Pressure (49 people, 7.83%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (32 people, 5.11%)
  • Hepatitis C (32 people, 5.11%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Vitamin D (179 people, 28.59%)
  • Calcium (120 people, 19.17%)
  • Vitamin B12 (105 people, 16.77%)
  • Fish Oil (101 people, 16.13%)
  • Vitamin E (99 people, 15.81%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Rashes (216 people, 34.50%)
  • Fatigue (114 people, 18.21%)
  • Nausea (89 people, 14.22%)
  • Diarrhea (73 people, 11.66%)
  • Headache (68 people, 10.86%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Do you have Itching when taking Vitamin c?

Vitamin C

Vitamin c has active ingredients of l-ascorbic acid. It is often used in vitamin supplementation. (latest outcomes from Vitamin c 22,932 users)

Itching

Itching has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 159,849 Itching patients).

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