Review: could Vitamin b12 cause Double vision (Diplopia)?
Summary: Double vision is found among people who take Vitamin b12, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Folic acid, and have Rheumatoid arthritis.
We study 2,474 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 has active ingredients of cobalamin. It is often used in vitamin b12 deficiency. (latest outcomes from 2,965 Vitamin b12 users)
Double vision (double vision) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, pain, depression, rheumatoid arthritis. (latest reports from 12,295 Double vision patients)
On Jan, 29, 2015: 2,458 people reported to have side effects when taking Vitamin b12. Among them, 9 people (0.37%) have Double Vision.
Time on Vitamin b12 when people have Double vision * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Double vision||0.00%||50.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||50.00% |
Gender of people who have Double vision when taking Vitamin b12 * :
|Double vision||40.00%||60.00% |
Age of people who have Double vision when taking Vitamin b12 * :
|Double vision||0.00%||0.00%||10.00%||0.00%||30.00%||0.00%||0.00%||60.00% |
Severity of Double vision when taking Vitamin b12 ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Double vision||0.00%||50.00%||50.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Double vision ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Double vision||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Rheumatoid arthritis (2 people, 22.22%)
- Multiple sclerosis (1 people, 11.11%)
- Ill-defined disorder (1 people, 11.11%)
- Osteomas (1 people, 11.11%)
- Vitamin b12 deficiency (1 people, 11.11%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Folic acid (4 people, 44.44%)
- Vitamin e (4 people, 44.44%)
- Aspirin (3 people, 33.33%)
- Cozaar (2 people, 22.22%)
- Nexium (2 people, 22.22%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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My mother has moderate to severe A - Fib and suffered a TIA two years ago, at which point she began a regimen of Coumadin. She was on no other drugs at the time other than maybe Thyroid med.
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