Review: could Vitamin D cause Paranoia?


Summary

Paranoia is found among people who take Vitamin D, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Fosamax, and have Osteoporosis . We study 11,895 people who have side effects while taking Vitamin d from FDA and social media. Among them, 22 have Paranoia. Find out below who they are, when they have Paranoia 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 12,648 users)

Paranoia

Paranoia (psychotic disorder characterized by delusions of persecution with or without grandeur) has been reported by people with type 2 diabetes, agitation, insomnia, high blood cholesterol, stress and anxiety (latest reports from 10,771 Paranoia patients).

On Jul, 23, 2016

11,895 people reported to have side effects when taking Vitamin D.
Among them, 22 people (0.18%) have Paranoia


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Vitamin d cause Paranoia?

Time on Vitamin D when people have Paranoia *:

  • < 1 month: 40 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 40 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 20 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • female: 90.91 %
  • male: 9.09 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 5.26 %
  • 30-39: 10.53 %
  • 40-49: 5.26 %
  • 50-59: 15.79 %
  • 60+: 63.16 %

Severity if Paranoia when taking Vitamin D **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 60 %
  • severe: 20 %
  • most severe: 20 %

How people recovered from Paranoia **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 50 %
  • not yet: 50 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Osteoporosis (11 people)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (9 people)
  • Myositis (9 people)
  • Insomnia (5 people)
  • Anxiety (5 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Prednisolone (9 people)
  • Piriton (9 people)
  • Methylprednisolone Acetate (9 people)
  • Mabthera (9 people)
  • Fosamax (9 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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