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 has active ingredients of cobalamin. It is often used in vitamin b12 deficiency. (latest outcomes from 3,003 Vitamin b12 users)
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.
Time on Vitamin b12 when people have Dry mouth * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Dry mouth||16.67%||16.67%||0.00%||33.33%||33.33%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Dry mouth when taking Vitamin b12 * :
|Dry mouth||77.78%||22.22% |
Age of people who have Dry mouth when taking Vitamin b12 * :
|Dry mouth||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||9.52%||9.52%||14.29%||23.81%||42.86% |
Severity of Dry mouth when taking Vitamin b12 ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Dry mouth||0.00%||57.14%||28.57%||14.29% |
How people recovered from Dry mouth ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Dry mouth||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (3 people, 11.11%)
- High blood pressure (2 people, 7.41%)
- Vitamin c deficiency (1 people, 3.70%)
- Fatigue (1 people, 3.70%)
- Vitamin b2 deficiency (1 people, 3.70%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (6 people, 22.22%)
- Folic acid (5 people, 18.52%)
- Vitamin e (4 people, 14.81%)
- Vitamin b6 (4 people, 14.81%)
- Neurontin (3 people, 11.11%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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