Review: could Vitamin D cause Pulmonary Fibrosis?


Summary

Pulmonary fibrosis is found among people who take Vitamin D, especially for people who are female, 60+ old also take medication Calcium, and have Rheumatoid arthritis . We study 46,507 people who have side effects while taking Vitamin d from FDA and social media. Among them, 68 have Pulmonary fibrosis. Find out below who they are, when they have Pulmonary fibrosis 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)

Pulmonary Fibrosis

Pulmonary fibrosis (formation or development of excess fibrous connective tissue (fibrosis) in the lungs) has been reported by people with weight decreased, breathing difficulty, appetite - decreased, weakness, diarrhea (latest reports from 17,682 Pulmonary fibrosis patients).

On Sep, 18, 2016

46,507 people reported to have side effects when taking Vitamin D.
Among them, 68 people (0.15%) have Pulmonary Fibrosis


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Vitamin d cause Pulmonary fibrosis?

Gender of people who have Pulmonary Fibrosis when taking Vitamin D *:

  • female: 65.67 %
  • male: 34.33 %

Age of people who have Pulmonary Fibrosis when taking Vitamin D *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 7.84 %
  • 20-29: 7.84 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 7.84 %
  • 50-59: 13.73 %
  • 60+: 62.75 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (16 people, 23.53%)
  • Osteoporosis (9 people, 13.24%)
  • Neuralgia (7 people, 10.29%)
  • Pain (6 people, 8.82%)
  • Vitamin Supplementation (5 people, 7.35%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Calcium (27 people, 39.71%)
  • Zometa (13 people, 19.12%)
  • Methotrexate (13 people, 19.12%)
  • Prednisone (11 people, 16.18%)
  • Folic Acid (11 people, 16.18%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Dyspnoea (22 people, 32.35%)
  • Pain (16 people, 23.53%)
  • Pneumonia (15 people, 22.06%)
  • Fatigue (15 people, 22.06%)
  • Back Pain (15 people, 22.06%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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