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Review: could Vitamin b12 cause A-fib (Atrial fibrillation/flutter)?
We study 2,403 people who have side effects while taking Vitamin b12 from FDA and social media. Among them, 30 have A-fib. Find out below who they are, when they have A-fib and more.
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Vitamin b12 (latest outcomes from 2,910 users) has active ingredients of cobalamin. It is often used in vitamin b12 deficiency.
A-fib (most common type of arrhythmia) (latest reports from 389,490 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes, multiple myeloma.
On Sep, 14, 2014: 2,403 people reported to have side effects when taking Vitamin b12. Among them, 30 people (1.25%) have A-fib.
Time on Vitamin b12 when people have A-fib * :
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Gender of people who have A-fib when taking Vitamin b12 * :
Age of people who have A-fib when taking Vitamin b12 * :
Severity of A-fib when taking Vitamin b12 ** :
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How people recovered from A-fib ** :
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Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Atrial fibrillation (3 people, 10.00%)
- Hypothyroidism (2 people, 6.67%)
- Pulmonary hypertension (2 people, 6.67%)
- Blastomycosis (2 people, 6.67%)
- Acute myeloid leukaemia (1 people, 3.33%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Folic acid (12 people, 40.00%)
- Aspirin (7 people, 23.33%)
- Vitamin e (7 people, 23.33%)
- Coumadin (7 people, 23.33%)
- Lasix (6 people, 20.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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From this study (1 year ago):
Hallucinogen Persisting Perception Disorder (HPPD)like symptoms to include:
--specks of light
--snow & rain affect
--trails following objects in motion
--halos or auras
--illusions of motion in a static environment
--distortions in dimension
--heightened awareness of motion.
Occurs in dark or semi-dark rooms but clears in light where minor motion and distortion is noted when staring ahead. A mask descends over my face when staring ahead (maybe inner-ocular-lenses affect (cataract surgery)?). In some cases, get affect that I can feel geometric objects and fish-like or distorted objects. Started when given Lamotrigine & Quetiapine. Doctor has increased dosage of Lamotrigin, stopped Quetiapine and added Risperidone: snow/rain effects have significantly increased at night before falling asleep. Severe snow/rain affect occurs when I wake up early in the morning in semi-dark.
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