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Review: could Vitamin b12 cause Back pain?

Summary: Back pain could be caused by Vitamin b12, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take Aspirin, and have Pain.

We study 2,344 people who have side effects while taking Vitamin b12 from FDA and social media. Among them, 45 have Back pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Back pain and more.

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Vitamin b12

Vitamin b12 (latest outcomes from 2,821 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.

Back pain

Back pain (latest reports from 668,378 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, pain, rheumatoid arthritis.

On Apr, 14, 2014: 2,384 people reported to have side effects when taking Vitamin b12. Among them, 45 people (1.89%) have Back Pain. They amount to 0.01% of all the 668,271 people who have Back Pain on eHealthMe.

Trend of Back pain in Vitamin b12 reports

Time on Vitamin b12 when people have Back pain * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Back pain0.00%33.33%0.00%0.00%66.67%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Back pain when taking Vitamin b12 * :

FemaleMale
Back pain77.78%22.22%

Age of people who have Back pain when taking Vitamin b12 * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Back pain0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%32.56%25.58%41.86%

Severity of Back pain when taking Vitamin b12 ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Back pain33.33%33.33%33.33%0.00%

How people recovered from Back pain ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Back pain0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (4 people, 8.89%)
  2. Multiple sclerosis (2 people, 4.44%)
  3. Multiple myeloma (2 people, 4.44%)
  4. Hypertension (2 people, 4.44%)
  5. Non-small cell lung cancer (2 people, 4.44%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (7 people, 15.56%)
  2. Synthroid (7 people, 15.56%)
  3. Folic acid (6 people, 13.33%)
  4. Lasix (5 people, 11.11%)
  5. Xanax (5 people, 11.11%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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