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Review: could Vitamin b12 cause Constipation?

We study 2,403 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 (latest outcomes from 2,905 users) has active ingredients of cobalamin. It is often used in vitamin b12 deficiency.

Constipation

Constipation (latest reports from 512,316 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol.

On Sep, 10, 2014: 2,403 people reported to have side effects when taking Vitamin b12. Among them, 60 people (2.50%) 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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