Review: could Vitamin D cause Achilles Tendonitis?


Achilles tendonitis is reported only by a few people who take Vitamin D. We study 51,472 people who have side effects while taking Vitamin d from FDA and social media. Among them, 1 have Achilles tendonitis. Find out below who they are, when they have Achilles tendonitis and more.

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Vitamin D

Vitamin d has active ingredients of ergocalciferol. It is often used in rickets. (latest outcomes from Vitamin d 52,383 users)

Achilles Tendonitis

Achilles tendonitis (sharp pain anywhere along the back of the tendon) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, enlarged prostate, depression, gastroesophageal reflux disease (latest reports from 66 Achilles tendonitis patients).

On Oct, 28, 2016

51,472 people reported to have side effects when taking Vitamin D.
Among them, 1 person (0.0%) has Achilles Tendonitis

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Vitamin d cause Achilles tendonitis?

Time on Vitamin D when people have Achilles Tendonitis *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 100 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Achilles Tendonitis when taking Vitamin D *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Achilles Tendonitis when taking Vitamin D *:

  • 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 %

Severity of Achilles Tendonitis **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 100 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Skin Bacterial Infection (1 person, 100.00%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol And Triglycerides (1 person, 100.00%)
  • Health (1 person, 100.00%)
  • Blood Pressure - High (1 person, 100.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Pravastatin Sodium (1 person, 100.00%)
  • Levaquin (1 person, 100.00%)
  • Diovan Hct (1 person, 100.00%)
  • Calcium (1 person, 100.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Tendonitis (1 person, 100.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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