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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 2,430 people who have side effects while taking Vitamin b12 from FDA and social media. Among them, 60 have Constipation. Find out below who they are, when they have Constipation and more.

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Vitamin b12

Vitamin b12 (latest outcomes from 2,929 users) has active ingredients of cobalamin. It is often used in vitamin b12 deficiency.

Trend of vitamin b12 reports

Constipation

Constipation (latest reports from 515,750 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol.

Trend of Constipation reports

On Nov, 12, 2014: 2,430 people reported to have side effects when taking Vitamin b12. Among them, 60 people (2.47%) 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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