Review: could Vitamin b12 cause Frequent bowel movements?
We study 2,389 people who have side effects while taking Vitamin b12 from FDA and social media. Among them, 92 have Frequent bowel movements. Find out below who they are, when they have Frequent bowel movements and more.
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Vitamin b12 (latest outcomes from 2,878 users) has active ingredients of cobalamin. It is often used in vitamin b12 deficiency.
Frequent bowel movements
Frequent bowel movements (latest reports from 1,108,577 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, depression.
On Jul, 13, 2014: 2,387 people reported to have side effects when taking Vitamin b12. Among them, 32 people (1.34%) have Frequent Bowel Movements. They amount to 0.00% of all the 1,087,338 people who have Frequent Bowel Movements on eHealthMe.
Time on Vitamin b12 when people have Frequent bowel movements * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Frequent bowel movements||25.00%||25.00%||25.00%||0.00%||25.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Frequent bowel movements when taking Vitamin b12 * :
|Frequent bowel movements||63.64%||36.36% |
Age of people who have Frequent bowel movements when taking Vitamin b12 * :
|Frequent bowel movements||2.94%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||2.94%||17.65%||26.47%||50.00% |
Severity of Frequent bowel movements when taking Vitamin b12 ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Frequent bowel movements||0.00%||40.00%||60.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Frequent bowel movements ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Frequent bowel movements||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Multiple myeloma (5 people, 15.62%)
- Non-small cell lung cancer (3 people, 9.38%)
- Crohn's disease (2 people, 6.25%)
- Type 2 diabetes mellitus (2 people, 6.25%)
- Depression (2 people, 6.25%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Folic acid (10 people, 31.25%)
- Synthroid (6 people, 18.75%)
- Vitamin d (6 people, 18.75%)
- Prednisone (6 people, 18.75%)
- Lasix (5 people, 15.62%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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