Review: could Vitamin D cause Mental Status Changes?


Summary

Mental status changes is found among people who take Vitamin D, especially for people who are female, 60+ old also take medication Aspirin, and have Plasma cell myeloma . We study 16,816 people who have side effects while taking Vitamin d from FDA and social media. Among them, 43 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 vitamin supplementation. (latest outcomes from Vitamin d 17,667 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 agitation, weakness, balance disorder, fatigue, fall (latest reports from 15,962 Mental status changes patients).

On Aug, 27, 2016

16,816 people reported to have side effects when taking Vitamin D.
Among them, 43 people (0.26%) have Mental Status Changes


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Vitamin d cause Mental status changes?

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

  • female: 70.73 %
  • male: 29.27 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 2.78 %
  • 20-29: 2.78 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 19.44 %
  • 50-59: 8.33 %
  • 60+: 66.67 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Plasma Cell Myeloma (7 people)
  • Pain (5 people)
  • Osteoporosis (4 people)
  • Metastases To Bone (4 people)
  • Bipolar Disorder (3 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (13 people)
  • Prilosec (9 people)
  • Lisinopril (9 people)
  • Lasix (9 people)
  • Zometa (8 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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