Review: could Vitamin C cause Vertigo?


Summary

Vertigo is found among people who take Vitamin C, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Aspirin, and have Osteoporosis . We study 7,440 people who have side effects while taking Vitamin c from FDA and social media. Among them, 294 have Vertigo. Find out below who they are, when they have Vertigo and more.

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Vitamin C

It is often used in vitamin supplementation. (latest outcomes from Vitamin c 7,685 users)

Vertigo

Vertigo has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, pain, weakness, fatigue, stress and anxiety (latest reports from 157,310 Vertigo patients).

On Jul, 23, 2016

7,440 people reported to have side effects when taking Vitamin C.
Among them, 294 people (3.95%) have Vertigo


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Vitamin c cause Vertigo?

Time on Vitamin C when people have Vertigo *:

  • < 1 month: 11.54 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 15.38 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 15.38 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 11.54 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 23.08 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 3.85 %
  • 10+ years: 19.23 %

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

  • female: 72.51 %
  • male: 27.49 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.47 %
  • 10-19: 0.93 %
  • 20-29: 2.79 %
  • 30-39: 5.12 %
  • 40-49: 7.44 %
  • 50-59: 14.42 %
  • 60+: 68.84 %

Severity if Vertigo when taking Vitamin C **:

  • least: 12 %
  • moderate: 68 %
  • severe: 20 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Vertigo **:

  • while on drug: 11.11 %
  • after off the drug: 11.11 %
  • not yet: 77.78 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Osteoporosis (27 people)
  • Hypertension (23 people)
  • Smoking Cessation Therapy (16 people)
  • Pain (12 people)
  • Asthma (10 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (57 people)
  • Folic Acid (38 people)
  • Forteo (30 people)
  • Lipitor (29 people)
  • Lasix (29 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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