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Review: could Vitamin b12 cause Dry mouth?

Summary: Dry mouth is found among people who take Vitamin b12, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Aspirin, and have Depression. We study 2,501 people who have side effects while taking Vitamin b12 from FDA and social media. Among them, 27 have Dry mouth. Find out below who they are, when they have Dry mouth and more.

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Vitamin b12

Vitamin b12 has active ingredients of cobalamin. It is often used in vitamin b12 deficiency. (latest outcomes from 3,003 Vitamin b12 users)

Dry mouth

Dry mouth has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 30,860 Dry mouth patients)

On Apr, 25, 2015: 2,493 people reported to have side effects when taking Vitamin b12. Among them, 27 people (1.08%) have Dry Mouth.

Trend of Dry mouth in Vitamin b12 reports

Time on Vitamin b12 when people have Dry mouth * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Dry mouth16.67%16.67%0.00%33.33%33.33%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Dry mouth when taking Vitamin b12 * :

FemaleMale
Dry mouth77.78%22.22%

Age of people who have Dry mouth when taking Vitamin b12 * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Dry mouth0.00%0.00%0.00%9.52%9.52%14.29%23.81%42.86%

Severity of Dry mouth when taking Vitamin b12 ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Dry mouth0.00%57.14%28.57%14.29%

How people recovered from Dry mouth ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Dry mouth0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (3 people, 11.11%)
  2. High blood pressure (2 people, 7.41%)
  3. Vitamin c deficiency (1 people, 3.70%)
  4. Fatigue (1 people, 3.70%)
  5. Vitamin b2 deficiency (1 people, 3.70%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (6 people, 22.22%)
  2. Folic acid (5 people, 18.52%)
  3. Vitamin e (4 people, 14.81%)
  4. Vitamin b6 (4 people, 14.81%)
  5. Neurontin (3 people, 11.11%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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