Review: could Vitamin D cause Irregular Heart Beat?


Summary

Irregular heart beat is found among people who take Vitamin D, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Folic Acid, and have Depression . We study 11,895 people who have side effects while taking Vitamin d from FDA and social media. Among them, 40 have Irregular heart beat. Find out below who they are, when they have Irregular heart beat 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 12,648 users)

Irregular Heart Beat

Irregular heart beat has been reported by people with rosacea, skin burning sensation, acute prerenal failure, heart palpitations, fatigue (latest reports from 15,064 Irregular heart beat patients).

On Jul, 24, 2016

11,895 people reported to have side effects when taking Vitamin D.
Among them, 40 people (0.34%) have Irregular Heart Beat


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Vitamin d cause Irregular heart beat?

Time on Vitamin D when people have Irregular Heart Beat *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 37.5 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 37.5 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 12.5 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 12.5 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Irregular Heart Beat when taking Vitamin D *:

  • female: 77.5 %
  • male: 22.5 %

Age of people who have Irregular Heart Beat when taking Vitamin D *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 2.86 %
  • 30-39: 11.43 %
  • 40-49: 20.0 %
  • 50-59: 14.29 %
  • 60+: 51.43 %

Severity if Irregular Heart Beat when taking Vitamin D **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 60 %
  • severe: 40 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Osteoporosis (6 people)
  • Depression (6 people)
  • Pulmonary Hypertension (5 people)
  • Constipation (5 people)
  • Acne (4 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Folic Acid (14 people)
  • Prednisone (11 people)
  • Lasix (9 people)
  • Nexium (8 people)
  • Calcium (8 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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