Vitamin e and Cardiomyopathy - from FDA reports


Cardiomyopathy is found among people who take Vitamin e, especially for people who are female, 60+ old also take medication Prilosec, and have Breast cancer metastatic. This review analyzes which people have Cardiomyopathy with Vitamin e. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 23,162 people who have side effects when taking Vitamin e from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Mar, 29, 2017

23,162 people reported to have side effects when taking Vitamin E.
Among them, 41 people (0.18%) have Cardiomyopathy

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Vitamin e cause Cardiomyopathy?

Gender of people who have Cardiomyopathy when taking Vitamin E *:

  • female: 76.92 %
  • male: 23.08 %

Age of people who have Cardiomyopathy when taking Vitamin E *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 3.7 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 3.7 %
  • 50-59: 29.63 %
  • 60+: 62.96 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Breast Cancer Metastatic (10 people, 24.39%)
  • Osteoporosis (8 people, 19.51%)
  • Hypothyroidism (8 people, 19.51%)
  • High Blood Pressure (6 people, 14.63%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (6 people, 14.63%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Prilosec (14 people, 34.15%)
  • Lisinopril (13 people, 31.71%)
  • Coumadin (13 people, 31.71%)
  • Zometa (12 people, 29.27%)
  • Aredia (12 people, 29.27%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Cardiac Failure Congestive (19 people, 46.34%)
  • Pleural Effusion (16 people, 39.02%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (15 people, 36.59%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (13 people, 31.71%)
  • Pain (13 people, 31.71%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Do you have Cardiomyopathy 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 23,623 users)


Cardiomyopathy (weakening of the heart muscle) has been reported by people with diabetes, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, depression, multiple sclerosis (latest reports from 12,101 Cardiomyopathy patients).

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