Vitamin d and Constipation - from FDA reports


Summary

Constipation is found among people who take Vitamin d, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Calcium, and have Osteoporosis. This review analyzes which people have Constipation with Vitamin d. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 57,982 people who have side effects when taking Vitamin d from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 28, 2017

57,982 people reported to have side effects when taking Vitamin D.
Among them, 1,323 people (2.28%) have Constipation


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Vitamin d cause Constipation?

Time on Vitamin D when people have Constipation *:

  • < 1 month: 22.22 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 11.11 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 11.11 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 44.44 %
  • 10+ years: 11.11 %

Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Vitamin D *:

  • female: 75.54 %
  • male: 24.46 %

Age of people who have Constipation when taking Vitamin D *:

  • 0-1: 0.1 %
  • 2-9: 0.31 %
  • 10-19: 1.54 %
  • 20-29: 2.16 %
  • 30-39: 4.11 %
  • 40-49: 10.47 %
  • 50-59: 18.79 %
  • 60+: 62.53 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Osteoporosis (171 people, 12.93%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (151 people, 11.41%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (118 people, 8.92%)
  • High Blood Pressure (112 people, 8.47%)
  • Pain (111 people, 8.39%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Calcium (286 people, 21.62%)
  • Vitamin B12 (166 people, 12.55%)
  • Vitamin C (153 people, 11.56%)
  • Synthroid (135 people, 10.20%)
  • Fish Oil (130 people, 9.83%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (377 people, 28.50%)
  • Nausea (297 people, 22.45%)
  • Diarrhea (295 people, 22.30%)
  • Weakness (251 people, 18.97%)
  • Headache (211 people, 15.95%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Do you have Constipation when taking Vitamin d?

Vitamin D

Vitamin d has active ingredients of ergocalciferol. It is often used in rickets. (latest outcomes from Vitamin d 62,937 users)

Constipation

Constipation has been reported by people with pain, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, multiple myeloma (latest reports from 146,642 Constipation patients).

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