Review: could Vitamin D cause Loss Of Taste?


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 16,816 people who have side effects while taking Vitamin d from FDA and social media. Among them, 120 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 rickets. (latest outcomes from Vitamin d 13,625 users)

Loss Of Taste

Loss of taste has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, fever, hair loss, disease progression, post-traumatic stress disorder (latest reports from 27,724 Loss of taste patients).

On Aug, 22, 2016

16,816 people reported to have side effects when taking Vitamin D.
Among them, 120 people (0.71%) 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: 68.47 %
  • male: 31.53 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.04 %
  • 20-29: 6.25 %
  • 30-39: 4.17 %
  • 40-49: 16.67 %
  • 50-59: 30.21 %
  • 60+: 41.67 %

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 (15 people)
  • Hypothyroidism (11 people)
  • Pain (10 people)
  • Hepatitis C (10 people)
  • Blood Cholesterol Increased (8 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Calcium (31 people)
  • Sutent (20 people)
  • Aspirin (19 people)
  • Fish Oil (17 people)
  • Vitamin C (15 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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