Vitamin e and Constipation - from FDA reports


Summary

Constipation is found among people who take Vitamin e, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 10+ years, also take medication Synthroid, and have Osteoporosis. This review analyzes which people have Constipation 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 Apr, 28, 2017

24,560 people reported to have side effects when taking Vitamin E.
Among them, 736 people (3.0%) have Constipation


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Vitamin e cause Constipation?

Time on Vitamin E when people have Constipation *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 25 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 25 %
  • 10+ years: 50 %

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

  • female: 67.29 %
  • male: 32.71 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.34 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.19 %
  • 20-29: 0.85 %
  • 30-39: 3.41 %
  • 40-49: 9.2 %
  • 50-59: 16.18 %
  • 60+: 68.82 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Osteoporosis (59 people, 8.02%)
  • Type Iia Hyperlipidaemia (38 people, 5.16%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (34 people, 4.62%)
  • Pain (33 people, 4.48%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (32 people, 4.35%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Synthroid (84 people, 11.41%)
  • Vitamin C (83 people, 11.28%)
  • Lipitor (75 people, 10.19%)
  • Vitamin D (70 people, 9.51%)
  • Aspirin (68 people, 9.24%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (166 people, 22.55%)
  • Nausea (154 people, 20.92%)
  • Weakness (109 people, 14.81%)
  • Weight Decreased (99 people, 13.45%)
  • Diarrhea (93 people, 12.64%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Do you have Constipation 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)

Constipation

Constipation has been reported by people with pain, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, multiple myeloma (latest reports from 146,642 Constipation patients).

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