Review: could Vitamin D cause Loss Of Taste?


Summary

Loss of taste is found among people who take Vitamin D, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Calcium, and have Hypertension . We study 46,506 people who have side effects while taking Vitamin d from FDA and social media. Among them, 419 have Loss of taste. Find out below who they are, when they have Loss of taste 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)

Loss Of Taste

Loss of taste has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, fever, post-traumatic stress disorder, migraine, disease progression (latest reports from 39,158 Loss of taste patients).

On Sep, 16, 2016

46,506 people reported to have side effects when taking Vitamin D.
Among them, 419 people (0.9%) have Loss Of Taste


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Vitamin d cause Loss of taste?

Time on Vitamin D when people have Loss Of Taste *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 33.33 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 50.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 16.67 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Loss Of Taste when taking Vitamin D *:

  • female: 71.99 %
  • male: 28.01 %

Age of people who have Loss Of Taste when taking Vitamin D *:

  • 0-1: 0.3 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.89 %
  • 20-29: 2.37 %
  • 30-39: 5.33 %
  • 40-49: 10.36 %
  • 50-59: 26.33 %
  • 60+: 54.44 %

Severity if Loss Of Taste when taking Vitamin D **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 71.43 %
  • severe: 14.29 %
  • most severe: 14.29 %

How people recovered from Loss Of Taste **:

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

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypertension (40 people, 9.55%)
  • Osteoporosis (36 people, 8.59%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (28 people, 6.68%)
  • Plasma Cell Myeloma (26 people, 6.21%)
  • Pain (26 people, 6.21%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Calcium (102 people, 24.34%)
  • Sutent (66 people, 15.75%)
  • Vitamin B12 (48 people, 11.46%)
  • Synthroid (47 people, 11.22%)
  • Aspirin. (47 people, 11.22%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (120 people, 28.64%)
  • Nausea (115 people, 27.45%)
  • Diarrhoea (95 people, 22.67%)
  • Decreased Appetite (84 people, 20.05%)
  • Weight Decreased (75 people, 17.90%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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