Review: could Vitamin D cause Shoulder Pain?


Summary

Shoulder pain is found among people who take Vitamin D, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Synthroid, and have Hypothyroidism . We study 16,816 people who have side effects while taking Vitamin d from FDA and social media. Among them, 12 have Shoulder pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Shoulder pain 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 13,625 users)

Shoulder Pain

Shoulder pain has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, acute myocardial infarction, high blood cholesterol, stroke, chest pain (latest reports from 2,511 Shoulder pain patients).

On Aug, 23, 2016

16,816 people reported to have side effects when taking Vitamin D.
Among them, 12 people (0.07%) have Shoulder Pain


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Vitamin d cause Shoulder pain?

Time on Vitamin D when people have Shoulder Pain *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 10 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 20 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 30 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 30 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 10 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Shoulder Pain when taking Vitamin D *:

  • female: 50 %
  • male: 50 %

Age of people who have Shoulder Pain when taking Vitamin D *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 16.67 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 33.33 %
  • 50-59: 16.67 %
  • 60+: 33.33 %

Severity if Shoulder Pain when taking Vitamin D **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 72.73 %
  • severe: 27.27 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Shoulder Pain **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypothyroidism (10 people)
  • Seasonal Affective Disorder (8 people)
  • Generalised Anxiety Disorder (8 people)
  • Fibromyalgia (8 people)
  • Vitamin D Decreased (5 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Synthroid (10 people)
  • Zoloft (9 people)
  • Klonopin (8 people)
  • Cytomel (8 people)
  • Metformin (4 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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