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Review: could Vitamin b12 cause Flushing?

We study 2,403 people who have side effects while taking Vitamin b12 from FDA and social media. Among them, 39 have Flushing. Find out below who they are, when they have Flushing and more.

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Vitamin b12

Vitamin b12 (latest outcomes from 2,896 users) has active ingredients of cobalamin. It is often used in vitamin b12 deficiency.

Flushing

Flushing (the warm, red condition of human skin) (latest reports from 377,540 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high density lipoprotein decreased, low density lipoprotein increased, high blood pressure, hyperlipidaemia.

On Aug, 16, 2014: 2,398 people reported to have side effects when taking Vitamin b12. Among them, 39 people (1.63%) have Flushing. They amount to 0.01% of all the 377,532 people who have Flushing on eHealthMe.

Trend of Flushing in Vitamin b12 reports

Time on Vitamin b12 when people have Flushing * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Flushing0.00%40.00%0.00%20.00%20.00%20.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Flushing when taking Vitamin b12 * :

FemaleMale
Flushing65.00%35.00%

Age of people who have Flushing when taking Vitamin b12 * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Flushing0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%3.57%25.00%25.00%46.43%

Severity of Flushing when taking Vitamin b12 ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Flushing0.00%60.00%40.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Flushing ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Flushing0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (4 people, 10.26%)
  2. Non-small cell lung cancer (2 people, 5.13%)
  3. Dysfunctional uterine bleeding (dub) (1 people, 2.56%)
  4. Anemia (1 people, 2.56%)
  5. Ear congestion (1 people, 2.56%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Niaspan (21 people, 53.85%)
  2. Aspirin (13 people, 33.33%)
  3. Vitamin e (11 people, 28.21%)
  4. Folic acid (9 people, 23.08%)
  5. Vitamin b6 (8 people, 20.51%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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