Review: could Vitamin D cause Palpitations?


Summary

Palpitations is found among people who take Vitamin D, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Calcium, and have Osteoporosis . We study 46,507 people who have side effects while taking Vitamin d from FDA and social media. Among them, 535 have Palpitations. Find out below who they are, when they have Palpitations 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)

Palpitations

Palpitations (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, weakness, heart palpitations, chest pain, fatigue (latest reports from 73,238 Palpitations patients).

On Sep, 17, 2016

46,507 people reported to have side effects when taking Vitamin D.
Among them, 535 people (1.15%) have Palpitations


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Vitamin d cause Palpitations?

Time on Vitamin D when people have Palpitations *:

  • < 1 month: 11.9 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 21.43 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 14.29 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 19.05 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 21.43 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 9.52 %
  • 10+ years: 2.38 %

Gender of people who have Palpitations when taking Vitamin D *:

  • female: 88.83 %
  • male: 11.17 %

Age of people who have Palpitations when taking Vitamin D *:

  • 0-1: 0.24 %
  • 2-9: 0.47 %
  • 10-19: 1.18 %
  • 20-29: 5.45 %
  • 30-39: 8.06 %
  • 40-49: 13.51 %
  • 50-59: 23.7 %
  • 60+: 47.39 %

Severity if Palpitations when taking Vitamin D **:

  • least: 7.5 %
  • moderate: 65.0 %
  • severe: 25.0 %
  • most severe: 2.5 %

How people recovered from Palpitations **:

  • while on drug: 20 %
  • after off the drug: 4 %
  • not yet: 76 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Osteoporosis (74 people, 13.83%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (53 people, 9.91%)
  • Hypertension (44 people, 8.22%)
  • Depression (36 people, 6.73%)
  • Pain (29 people, 5.42%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Calcium (123 people, 22.99%)
  • Fish Oil (65 people, 12.15%)
  • Vitamin C (64 people, 11.96%)
  • Synthroid (60 people, 11.21%)
  • Vitamin B12 (57 people, 10.65%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Dyspnoea (129 people, 24.11%)
  • Headache (113 people, 21.12%)
  • Fatigue (113 people, 21.12%)
  • Dizziness (112 people, 20.93%)
  • Nausea (93 people, 17.38%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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