Review: could Vitamin D cause Hepatotoxicity?


Summary

Hepatotoxicity is found among people who take Vitamin D, especially for people who are male, 60+ old also take medication Calcium, and have Endocrine ophthalmopathy . We study 46,508 people who have side effects while taking Vitamin d from FDA and social media. Among them, 10 have Hepatotoxicity. Find out below who they are, when they have Hepatotoxicity and more.

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Vitamin D

Vitamin d has active ingredients of ergocalciferol. It is often used in vitamin supplementation. (latest outcomes from Vitamin d 47,419 users)

Hepatotoxicity

Hepatotoxicity (chemical-driven liver damage) has been reported by people with leukopenia, failure to thrive, fever, hepatic cirrhosis, febrile neutropenia (latest reports from 7,951 Hepatotoxicity patients).

On Sep, 19, 2016

46,508 people reported to have side effects when taking Vitamin D.
Among them, 10 people (0.02%) have Hepatotoxicity


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Vitamin d cause Hepatotoxicity?

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

  • female: 42.86 %
  • male: 57.14 %

Age of people who have Hepatotoxicity 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: 14.29 %
  • 60+: 85.71 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Endocrine Ophthalmopathy (5 people, 50.00%)
  • Prophylaxis (3 people, 30.00%)
  • Renal Cancer (2 people, 20.00%)
  • Osteoporosis (2 people, 20.00%)
  • Hypertensive Cardiomyopathy (2 people, 20.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Calcium (5 people, 50.00%)
  • Simvastatin. (4 people, 40.00%)
  • Ramipril. (4 people, 40.00%)
  • Carvedilol. (4 people, 40.00%)
  • Flonase (2 people, 20.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Drug Interaction (5 people, 50.00%)
  • Alanine Aminotransferase Increased (4 people, 40.00%)
  • Aspartate Aminotransferase Increased (3 people, 30.00%)
  • Drug-Induced Liver Injury (2 people, 20.00%)
  • Blood Bilirubin Increased (2 people, 20.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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