Review: could Vitamin E cause Chest Pain?


Chest pain is found among people who take Vitamin E, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Lipitor, and have Osteoporosis . We study 18,480 people who have side effects while taking Vitamin e from FDA and social media. Among them, 854 have Chest pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Chest pain 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 17,968 users)

Chest Pain

Chest pain has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, hypotension, pain, weakness, high blood pressure (latest reports from 146,963 Chest pain patients).

On Aug, 20, 2016

18,480 people reported to have side effects when taking Vitamin E.
Among them, 854 people (4.62%) have Chest Pain

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Vitamin e cause Chest pain?

Time on Vitamin E when people have Chest Pain *:

  • < 1 month: 16.67 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 66.67 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 16.67 %

Gender of people who have Chest Pain when taking Vitamin E *:

  • female: 63.12 %
  • male: 36.88 %

Age of people who have Chest Pain when taking Vitamin E *:

  • 0-1: 0.13 %
  • 2-9: 0.27 %
  • 10-19: 0.13 %
  • 20-29: 0.67 %
  • 30-39: 1.89 %
  • 40-49: 13.21 %
  • 50-59: 22.78 %
  • 60+: 60.92 %

Severity if Chest Pain when taking Vitamin E **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 83.33 %
  • severe: 16.67 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Chest Pain **:

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

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Osteoporosis (45 people)
  • Hypertension (30 people)
  • Blood Cholesterol Increased (24 people)
  • Vitamin Supplementation (21 people)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (18 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lipitor (120 people)
  • Folic Acid (105 people)
  • Synthroid (88 people)
  • Prilosec (86 people)
  • Lasix (84 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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