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Review: could Vitamin b12 cause Double vision?

Summary: Double vision could be caused by Vitamin b12, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Folic acid, and have Rheumatoid arthritis.

We study 2,344 people who have side effects while taking Vitamin b12 from FDA and social media. Among them, 9 have Double vision. Find out below who they are, when they have Double vision and more.

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Vitamin b12

Vitamin b12 (latest outcomes from 2,821 users) has active ingredients of cobalamin. It is often used in vitamin b12 deficiency.

On Apr, 12, 2014: 2,384 people reported to have side effects when taking Vitamin b12. Among them, 9 people (0.38%) have Double Vision. They amount to 0.01% of all the 70,652 people who have Double Vision on eHealthMe.

Trend of Double vision in Vitamin b12 reports

Time on Vitamin b12 when people have Double vision * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Double vision0.00%50.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%50.00%

Gender of people who have Double vision when taking Vitamin b12 * :

FemaleMale
Double vision40.00%60.00%

Age of people who have Double vision when taking Vitamin b12 * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Double vision0.00%0.00%10.00%0.00%30.00%0.00%0.00%60.00%

Severity of Double vision when taking Vitamin b12 ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Double vision0.00%50.00%50.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Double vision ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Double vision0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (2 people, 22.22%)
  2. Multiple sclerosis (1 people, 11.11%)
  3. Ill-defined disorder (1 people, 11.11%)
  4. Osteomas (1 people, 11.11%)
  5. Vitamin b12 deficiency (1 people, 11.11%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Folic acid (4 people, 44.44%)
  2. Vitamin e (4 people, 44.44%)
  3. Aspirin (3 people, 33.33%)
  4. Cozaar (2 people, 22.22%)
  5. Nexium (2 people, 22.22%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • vision can be double or more. always vertical. Most noticeable as double, triple or quadruple vision when looking at thin horizontal lines like high wires. There is always space between thin items like wires. Otherwise more noticeable as very blurry for larger items in vision field.

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  • I have started having my meds and food get stuck in throat. Am starting to chock on things. Had a barium swallow done recently and it showed a narrowing of my esophagus.

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