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Review: could Vitamin b12 cause Frequent bowel movements (Diarrhea)?

Summary: Frequent bowel movements 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 Folic acid, and have Multiple myeloma.

We study 2,430 people who have side effects while taking Vitamin b12 from FDA and social media. Among them, 34 have Frequent bowel movements. Find out below who they are, when they have Frequent bowel movements and more.

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Vitamin b12

Vitamin b12 (latest outcomes from 2,935 users) has active ingredients of cobalamin. It is often used in vitamin b12 deficiency.

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Frequent bowel movements

Frequent bowel movements (latest reports from 139,164 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, depression.

Trend of Frequent bowel movements reports

On Nov, 12, 2014: 2,430 people reported to have side effects when taking Vitamin b12. Among them, 34 people (1.40%) have Frequent Bowel Movements.

Trend of Frequent bowel movements in Vitamin b12 reports

Time on Vitamin b12 when people have Frequent bowel movements * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Frequent bowel movements16.67%16.67%16.67%0.00%50.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Frequent bowel movements when taking Vitamin b12 * :

FemaleMale
Frequent bowel movements62.86%37.14%

Age of people who have Frequent bowel movements when taking Vitamin b12 * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Frequent bowel movements2.78%0.00%0.00%0.00%2.78%19.44%25.00%50.00%

Severity of Frequent bowel movements when taking Vitamin b12 ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Frequent bowel movements14.29%28.57%57.14%0.00%

How people recovered from Frequent bowel movements ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Frequent bowel movements0.00%16.67%83.33%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Multiple myeloma (5 people, 14.71%)
  2. High blood cholesterol (4 people, 11.76%)
  3. Non-small cell lung cancer (3 people, 8.82%)
  4. Crohn's disease (2 people, 5.88%)
  5. Depression (2 people, 5.88%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Folic acid (11 people, 32.35%)
  2. Vitamin d (8 people, 23.53%)
  3. Prednisone (6 people, 17.65%)
  4. Synthroid (6 people, 17.65%)
  5. Lasix (5 people, 14.71%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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