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Review: could Vitamin b12 cause Hair thinning (Hair loss)?
We study 2,430 people who have side effects while taking Vitamin b12 from FDA and social media. Among them, 26 have Hair thinning. Find out below who they are, when they have Hair thinning and more.
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Vitamin b12 (latest outcomes from 2,921 users) has active ingredients of cobalamin. It is often used in vitamin b12 deficiency.
Hair thinning (latest reports from 229,193 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression.
On Oct, 28, 2014: 2,430 people reported to have side effects when taking Vitamin b12. Among them, 26 people (1.07%) have Hair Thinning.
Time on Vitamin b12 when people have Hair thinning * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Hair thinning||22.22%||0.00%||22.22%||0.00%||33.33%||22.22%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Hair thinning when taking Vitamin b12 * :
|Hair thinning||88.46%||11.54% |
Age of people who have Hair thinning when taking Vitamin b12 * :
|Hair thinning||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||4.55%||13.64%||18.18%||31.82%||31.82% |
Severity of Hair thinning when taking Vitamin b12 ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Hair thinning||11.11%||44.44%||44.44%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Hair thinning ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Hair thinning||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Menopause hot flashes (2 people, 7.69%)
- Anxiety (2 people, 7.69%)
- High blood pressure (2 people, 7.69%)
- High blood cholesterol and triglycerides (2 people, 7.69%)
- Depression (2 people, 7.69%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Vitamin d (7 people, 26.92%)
- Vitamin e (5 people, 19.23%)
- Zoloft (4 people, 15.38%)
- Crestor (3 people, 11.54%)
- Lisinopril (3 people, 11.54%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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