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Review: could Vitamin b12 cause Double vision?

We study 2,401 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 2,891 users) has active ingredients of cobalamin. It is often used in vitamin b12 deficiency.

On Aug, 12, 2014: 2,396 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 71,471 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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    IHateRA on Jul, 22, 2014:

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  • From this study (1 week ago):

  • I believe alot of my symptoms are related but after seeing 7 different specialists and them running many different tests I still don't have a diagnosis. Many of the tests are abnormal but nothing seems to fit completely together. My gastroenterologist is referring me to a surgeon for severe gastro reflux that can't be controlled with medication. I can't take the ferrous sulfate because of nausea.

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    rossta75 on Jul, 21, 2014:

    I'm not sure what state you live in but I have researched this same issue and THC the active ingredient in Marijuana and a few other active chemicals will calm the stomach and increase appetite. I'm not a user but I am considering it under medical advice.

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