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Review: could Vitamin b12 cause Constipation?





Summary: Constipation is found among people who take Vitamin b12, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Vitamin e, and have Multiple myeloma.

We study 2,441 people who have side effects while taking Vitamin b12 from FDA and social media. Among them, 59 have Constipation. Find out below who they are, when they have Constipation and more.

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Vitamin b12

Vitamin b12 has active ingredients of cobalamin. It is often used in vitamin b12 deficiency. (latest outcomes from Vitamin b12 2,941 users)

Constipation

Constipation has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol.(latest reports from Constipation 80,049 patients)

On Dec, 12, 2014: 2,441 people reported to have side effects when taking Vitamin b12. Among them, 60 people (2.46%) have Constipation.

Trend of Constipation in Vitamin b12 reports

Time on Vitamin b12 when people have Constipation * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Constipation33.33%22.22%11.11%11.11%22.22%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Vitamin b12 * :

FemaleMale
Constipation67.80%32.20%

Age of people who have Constipation when taking Vitamin b12 * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Constipation1.72%0.00%0.00%1.72%1.72%20.69%18.97%55.17%

Severity of Constipation when taking Vitamin b12 ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Constipation0.00%55.56%44.44%0.00%

How people recovered from Constipation ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Constipation0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Multiple myeloma (9 people, 15.00%)
  2. Depression (2 people, 3.33%)
  3. Heartburn - chronic (2 people, 3.33%)
  4. Type 2 diabetes mellitus (2 people, 3.33%)
  5. Insomnia (2 people, 3.33%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Vitamin e (14 people, 23.33%)
  2. Lasix (10 people, 16.67%)
  3. Thalomid (8 people, 13.33%)
  4. Folic acid (7 people, 11.67%)
  5. Ascorbic acid (7 people, 11.67%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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    I would just like insight on this. I'm on pain management right now, but it's just to manage the pain. Every thing else has really been not taken serious by any physican it office I've been to. Is this normal stuff many woman go through? I'm just sick of feeling like this between the constant pain & the daily having to pluck hairs it's insane. I'm in fantastic shape(used to be double my weight & now I'm 100lbs), the best looking I've ever been with a incredibly good looking husband & a wonderful family. My issues seem to detour a lot of things & while I'm young I'd like to get this solved or some type of solution to even maintain myself, not looking for a miracle, but would really appreciate answers.
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  • What do i have, it's bothering me (1 answer)
    finger bones on fire at tips and also toes burning like fire; back of neck and tip of nose very cold and eyes puffy; urine is red sometimes but then sometimes dark brown with yellow foam and white spots in it; tongue coated all white and smells bad; can't sit still because the tailbone is on fire; also burning when passing urine and poo poo smell very bad like ammonia; vision blur and see floating spots when i bend down to tie shoe--can't cook food, smell too bad, really bad if fish or carrots; sounds all loud and ringy and have the ring in right ear at night; wake up early and can't sleep well--want to throw up some times--never do, but get really dizzy--skin have rash on elbows and losing hair on top and also on botton, where it turn grey--everything smell bad, even ocean air or from fan in attic; can't stand sound of birds skawking--want to just lie down all the time--no energy--legs get weak late in morning or if i sit too long-can't watch tv no more, all the colors blur and have to sit too close and everyone get mad--stuff drip from nose and dry on upper lip--taste bad--hard to swallow--try a lot to swallow--feel lump in throat all the time--big lump on neck move up and down when i swallow; get very red and hurt a lot. what do i have? no one know. no doctor want see me. what i have?
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