Review: could Vitamin b12 cause Atrial fibrillation?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 9, 2014)
Severity ratings: 3.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 2,360 people who take Vitamin b12. Among them, 30 have Atrial fibrillation. See who they are, when they have Atrial fibrillation and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Vitamin b12 (latest outcomes from 2,789 users) has active ingredients of cobalamin. It is often used in vitamin b12 deficiency, energy increased. Commonly reported side effects of Vitamin b12 include weakness, fatigue, nausea aggravated, nausea, fatigue aggravated.
Atrial fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart) (latest reports from 370,102 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes, multiple myeloma.
On Feb, 26, 2014: 2,332 people reported to have side effects when taking Vitamin b12. Among them, 31 people (1.33%) have Atrial Fibrillation.
Time on Vitamin b12 when people have Atrial fibrillation * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Atrial fibrillation||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Gender of people who have Atrial fibrillation when taking Vitamin b12 * :
|Atrial fibrillation||48.48%||51.52% |
Age of people who have Atrial fibrillation when taking Vitamin b12 * :
|Atrial fibrillation||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||3.33%||13.33%||83.33% |
Severity of Atrial fibrillation when taking Vitamin b12 ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Atrial fibrillation||0.00%||50.00%||0.00%||50.00% |
How people recovered from Atrial fibrillation ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Atrial fibrillation||0.00%||100.00%||0.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Atrial fibrillation (3 people, 9.68%)
- Hypothyroidism (2 people, 6.45%)
- Pulmonary hypertension (2 people, 6.45%)
- Blastomycosis (2 people, 6.45%)
- Acute myeloid leukaemia (1 people, 3.23%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Folic acid (14 people, 45.16%)
- Vitamin e (9 people, 29.03%)
- Coumadin (8 people, 25.81%)
- Digoxin (7 people, 22.58%)
- Aspirin (7 people, 22.58%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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