Review: could Vitamin D cause Mental Status Changes?


Mental status changes is found among people who take Vitamin D, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 10+ years, also take medication Zofran, and have Plasma cell myeloma . We study 51,471 people who have side effects while taking Vitamin d from FDA and social media. Among them, 103 have Mental status changes. Find out below who they are, when they have Mental status changes 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 52,375 users)

Mental Status Changes

Mental status changes (general changes in brain function, such as confusion, amnesia (memory loss), loss of alertness, loss of orientation) has been reported by people with pain, depression, high blood pressure, multiple myeloma, multiple sclerosis (latest reports from 19,524 Mental status changes patients).

On Oct, 26, 2016

51,471 people reported to have side effects when taking Vitamin D.
Among them, 103 people (0.2%) have Mental Status Changes

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Vitamin d cause Mental status changes?

Time on Vitamin D when people have Mental Status Changes *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 100 %

Gender of people who have Mental Status Changes when taking Vitamin D *:

  • female: 66.67 %
  • male: 33.33 %

Age of people who have Mental Status Changes when taking Vitamin D *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.18 %
  • 20-29: 1.18 %
  • 30-39: 4.71 %
  • 40-49: 14.12 %
  • 50-59: 11.76 %
  • 60+: 67.06 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Plasma Cell Myeloma (16 people, 15.53%)
  • Pain (15 people, 14.56%)
  • Nausea (11 people, 10.68%)
  • Constipation (9 people, 8.74%)
  • Diabetes Mellitus (8 people, 7.77%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zofran (18 people, 17.48%)
  • Prilosec (17 people, 16.50%)
  • Calcium (16 people, 15.53%)
  • Aspirin (16 people, 15.53%)
  • Tylenol (15 people, 14.56%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Confusional State (20 people, 19.42%)
  • Urinary Tract Infection (19 people, 18.45%)
  • Asthenia (17 people, 16.50%)
  • Pneumonia (16 people, 15.53%)
  • Pain (14 people, 13.59%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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