Review: could Vitamin D cause Charley Horse?


Summary

Charley horse is reported only by a few people who take Vitamin D. We study 16,816 people who have side effects while taking Vitamin d from FDA and social media. Among them, 1 have Charley horse. Find out below who they are, when they have Charley horse 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 13,625 users)

Charley Horse

Charley horse (painful spasms or cramps in the leg muscles) (latest reports from 12 Charley horse patients).

On Aug, 24, 2016

16,816 people reported to have side effects when taking Vitamin D.
Among them, 1 person (0.01%) has Charley Horse


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Vitamin d cause Charley horse?

Time on Vitamin D when people have Charley Horse *:

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

Gender of people who have Charley Horse when taking Vitamin D *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Charley Horse when taking Vitamin D *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 100 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Severity if Charley Horse when taking Vitamin D **:

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

How people recovered from Charley Horse **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Vitamin D Decreased (1 person)
  • Vitamin B2 Deficiency (1 person)
  • Muscle Spasms (1 person)
  • Mood Disorder (1 person)
  • Migraine (1 person)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zanaflex (1 person)
  • Spiriva (1 person)
  • Lamictal (1 person)
  • Celexa (1 person)
  • Armour Thyroid (1 person)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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