Vitamin e and Benign prostatic hyperplasia - from FDA reports


Summary

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 . We study 23,162 people who have side effects while taking Vitamin e from FDA. Among them, 44 have Benign prostatic hyperplasia. Find out below who they are, when they have Benign prostatic hyperplasia and more.

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Vitamin E

Vitamin e has active ingredients of tocopherols and tocotrienols. It is often used in vitamin supplementation. (latest outcomes from Vitamin e 23,616 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 24,197 Benign prostatic hyperplasia patients).

On Jan, 31, 2017

23,162 people reported to have side effects when taking Vitamin E.
Among them, 44 people (0.19%) 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%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (2 people, 4.55%)
  • Gastrooesophageal 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.

** Reports from social media are used.

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