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Review: could Vitamin b12 cause Hiccups?

Summary: Hiccups could be caused by Vitamin b12, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take Carafate, and have Non-small cell lung cancer.

We study 2,344 people who have side effects while taking Vitamin b12 from FDA and social media. Among them, 3 have Hiccups. Find out below who they are, when they have Hiccups and more.

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Vitamin b12

Vitamin b12 (latest outcomes from 2,832 users) has active ingredients of cobalamin. It is often used in vitamin b12 deficiency.

Hiccups

Hiccups (an involuntary spasm of the diaphragm and respiratory organs, with a sudden closure of the glottis and a sound like a cough) (latest reports from 16,163 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, pain, multiple myeloma, quit smoking.

On Apr, 11, 2014: 2,384 people reported to have side effects when taking Vitamin b12. Among them, 3 people (0.13%) have Hiccups. They amount to 0.02% of all the 16,133 people who have Hiccups on eHealthMe.

Trend of Hiccups in Vitamin b12 reports

Time on Vitamin b12 when people have Hiccups * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Hiccups0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Hiccups33.33%66.67%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Hiccups0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%33.33%66.67%

Severity of Hiccups when taking Vitamin b12 ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Hiccups0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Hiccups ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Hiccups0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Non-small cell lung cancer (1 people, 33.33%)
  2. Herpes zoster (1 people, 33.33%)
  3. High blood cholesterol and triglycerides (1 people, 33.33%)
  4. Seasonal allergy (1 people, 33.33%)
  5. Prostatectomy (1 people, 33.33%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Carafate (1 people, 33.33%)
  2. Azmacort (1 people, 33.33%)
  3. Nasonex (1 people, 33.33%)
  4. Acetylsalicylic acid srt (1 people, 33.33%)
  5. Amoxicillin (1 people, 33.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (2 days ago):

  • Started taking vitamin B12 now I have dry mouth , dry eyes

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  • From this study (2 weeks ago):

  • I have been choking on medication and food. I had a barium swallow test that showed a narrowing of the esophagus.

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  • From this study (2 weeks ago):

  • I have started having my meds and food get stuck in throat. Am starting to chock on things. Had a barium swallow done recently and it showed a narrowing of my esophagus.

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