Vitamin e and Benign prostatic hyperplasia - from FDA reports


Benign prostatic hyperplasia is found among people who take Vitamin e, especially for people who are 60+ old also take medication Folic Acid, and have High blood cholesterol. This review analyzes which people have Benign prostatic hyperplasia with Vitamin e. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 24,560 people who have side effects when taking Vitamin e from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 09, 2017

24,560 people reported to have side effects when taking Vitamin E.
Among them, 44 people (0.18%) have Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Vitamin e cause Benign prostatic hyperplasia?

Age of people who have Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia when taking Vitamin E *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 5.41 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 10.81 %
  • 50-59: 13.51 %
  • 60+: 70.27 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Cholesterol (6 people, 13.64%)
  • Pain (3 people, 6.82%)
  • Diabetes (3 people, 6.82%)
  • Narcolepsy (2 people, 4.55%)
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (2 people, 4.55%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Folic Acid (15 people, 34.09%)
  • Lipitor (14 people, 31.82%)
  • Lasix (13 people, 29.55%)
  • Serevent (9 people, 20.45%)
  • Flomax (9 people, 20.45%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Chest Pain (15 people, 34.09%)
  • Fatigue (13 people, 29.55%)
  • Weight Decreased (10 people, 22.73%)
  • Muscle Aches (10 people, 22.73%)
  • Hypotension (10 people, 22.73%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Do you have Benign prostatic hyperplasia when taking Vitamin e?

Vitamin E

Vitamin e has active ingredients of tocopherols and tocotrienols. It is often used in vitamin supplementation. (latest outcomes from Vitamin e 25,046 users)

Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

Benign prostatic hyperplasia (benign enlargement of the prostate) has been reported by people with erection problems, high blood pressure, enlarged prostate (latest reports from 25,526 Benign prostatic hyperplasia patients).

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