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 2 - 5 years, also take medication Vitamin e, and have Multiple myeloma.
We study 2,493 people who have side effects while taking Vitamin b12 from FDA and social media. Among them, 63 have Constipation. Find out below who they are, when they have Constipation and more.
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Vitamin b12 has active ingredients of cobalamin. It is often used in vitamin b12 deficiency. (latest outcomes from 2,991 Vitamin b12 users)
Constipation has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 81,475 Constipation patients)
On Apr, 12, 2015: 2,493 people reported to have side effects when taking Vitamin b12. Among them, 63 people (2.53%) have Constipation.
Time on Vitamin b12 when people have Constipation * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Vitamin b12 * :
Age of people who have Constipation when taking Vitamin b12 * :
Severity of Constipation when taking Vitamin b12 ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Constipation ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Multiple myeloma (9 people, 14.29%)
- Depression (4 people, 6.35%)
- Pain (3 people, 4.76%)
- Type 2 diabetes mellitus (2 people, 3.17%)
- Pulmonary hypertension secondary (2 people, 3.17%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Vitamin e (14 people, 22.22%)
- Lasix (10 people, 15.87%)
- Thalomid (8 people, 12.70%)
- Ascorbic acid (7 people, 11.11%)
- Velcade (7 people, 11.11%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
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- A study of drug interactions between Vitamin D, Atenolol, Vitamin B12 for a 58-year old woman with Low Egfr, Blood Pressure Increased. The patient has Oesophagitis Ulcerative, Diverticulitis Intestinal, Fibromyalgia, Exhaustion, Fatigue, Lethargy, Tiredness, Weariness
- A study of side effects of Zyflo Cr for a 34-year old woman with Sinusitis Chronic. The patient has Constipation, Nausea
- A study of drug interactions between Omega 3, Vitamin B12, Vitamin C, Vitamin D for a 18-year old boy with Urticaria Cholinergic. The patient has Hives
- A study of drug interactions between Vitamin B12, Diltiazem Hydrochloride, Metoprolol Succinate, Xarelto for a 68-year old woman with Semi-vegetarian, Atrial Fibrillation/flutter. The patient has Back Pain
- A study of drug interactions between Lutein, CoQ-10, Saccharomyces Boulardii, Vitamin B12, Chelated Magnesium, Vitamin D, Levaquin, Escitalopram, Atorvastatin Calcium, Climara, Levothyroxine Sodium for a 56-year old woman with Vision Problems, Cardiovascular Antioxidant, Lack Of Regular Bowel Movements, Low Energy, Muscle Pain, C4 Level, Infection, Depression, High Blood Cholesterol And Triglycerides, Menopause, Hypothyroidism. The patient has Tendon Pain, Muscle Pain, Joint Stiffness
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