Vitamin c and Pancreatitis - from FDA reports


Summary

Pancreatitis is found among people who take Vitamin C, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Multivitamin, and have Rheumatoid arthritis . We study 17,818 people who have side effects while taking Vitamin c from FDA. Among them, 56 have Pancreatitis. Find out below who they are, when they have Pancreatitis 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 18,882 users)

Pancreatitis

Pancreatitis (inflammation of pancreas) has been reported by people with type 2 diabetes, diabetes, depression, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 36,333 Pancreatitis patients).

On Jan, 24, 2017

17,818 people reported to have side effects when taking Vitamin C.
Among them, 56 people (0.31%) have Pancreatitis


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Vitamin c cause Pancreatitis?

Time on Vitamin C when people have Pancreatitis *:

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

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

  • female: 69.81 %
  • male: 30.19 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 4 %
  • 20-29: 2 %
  • 30-39: 2 %
  • 40-49: 8 %
  • 50-59: 32 %
  • 60+: 52 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (9 people, 16.07%)
  • Diabetes (7 people, 12.50%)
  • Pain (6 people, 10.71%)
  • High Blood Pressure (6 people, 10.71%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (6 people, 10.71%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Multivitamin (14 people, 25.00%)
  • Fish Oil (12 people, 21.43%)
  • Vitamin D (10 people, 17.86%)
  • Synthroid (9 people, 16.07%)
  • Pantoprazole (8 people, 14.29%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea And Vomiting (11 people, 19.64%)
  • Gallstones (10 people, 17.86%)
  • Abdominal Pain (9 people, 16.07%)
  • Nausea (8 people, 14.29%)
  • Diarrhea (8 people, 14.29%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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