Review: could Vitamin D cause Neck Stiffness?


Neck stiffness is found among people who take Vitamin D, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Omeprazole, and have Hypertension . We study 16,817 people who have side effects while taking Vitamin d from FDA and social media. Among them, 145 have Neck stiffness. Find out below who they are, when they have Neck stiffness 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)

Neck Stiffness

Neck stiffness has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, pain, high blood pressure, malaise, stress and anxiety (latest reports from 28,788 Neck stiffness patients).

On Aug, 30, 2016

16,817 people reported to have side effects when taking Vitamin D.
Among them, 145 people (0.86%) have Neck Stiffness

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Vitamin d cause Neck stiffness?

Time on Vitamin D when people have Neck Stiffness *:

  • < 1 month: 3.03 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 24.24 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 15.15 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 18.18 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 27.27 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 9.09 %
  • 10+ years: 3.03 %

Gender of people who have Neck Stiffness when taking Vitamin D *:

  • female: 81.12 %
  • male: 18.88 %

Age of people who have Neck Stiffness when taking Vitamin D *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.86 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 4.31 %
  • 30-39: 6.03 %
  • 40-49: 19.83 %
  • 50-59: 35.34 %
  • 60+: 33.62 %

Severity if Neck Stiffness when taking Vitamin D **:

  • least: 9.09 %
  • moderate: 51.52 %
  • severe: 30.3 %
  • most severe: 9.09 %

How people recovered from Neck Stiffness **:

  • while on drug: 3.45 %
  • after off the drug: 6.9 %
  • not yet: 89.66 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypertension (36 people)
  • Hypothyroidism (31 people)
  • Vitamin D Decreased (25 people)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (21 people)
  • Depression (18 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Omeprazole (31 people)
  • Calcium (30 people)
  • Aspirin (27 people)
  • Humira (26 people)
  • Prednisone (23 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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