Review: could Vitamin b12 cause Constipation?
We study 2,389 people who have side effects while taking Vitamin b12 from FDA and social media. Among them, 57 have Constipation. Find out below who they are, when they have Constipation and more.
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Vitamin b12 (latest outcomes from 2,878 users) has active ingredients of cobalamin. It is often used in vitamin b12 deficiency.
Constipation (latest reports from 509,023 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol.
On Jul, 12, 2014: 2,387 people reported to have side effects when taking Vitamin b12. Among them, 58 people (2.43%) have Constipation. They amount to 0.01% of all the 509,886 people who have Constipation on eHealthMe.
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Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Multiple myeloma (9 people, 15.52%)
- Type 2 diabetes mellitus (2 people, 3.45%)
- Addiction - drug (2 people, 3.45%)
- Pain (2 people, 3.45%)
- Depression (2 people, 3.45%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Vitamin e (14 people, 24.14%)
- Lasix (10 people, 17.24%)
- Thalomid (8 people, 13.79%)
- Ascorbic acid (7 people, 12.07%)
- Velcade (7 people, 12.07%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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