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Review: could Vitamin b12 cause Light sensitivity (Photophobia)?
We study 2,403 people who have side effects while taking Vitamin b12 from FDA and social media. Among them, 7 have Light sensitivity. Find out below who they are, when they have Light sensitivity and more.
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Vitamin b12 (latest outcomes from 2,910 users) has active ingredients of cobalamin. It is often used in vitamin b12 deficiency.
Light sensitivity (extreme sensitivity to light) (latest reports from 30,095 patients) has been reported by people with depression, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis.
On Sep, 18, 2014: 2,403 people reported to have side effects when taking Vitamin b12. Among them, 7 people (0.29%) have Light Sensitivity.
Time on Vitamin b12 when people have Light sensitivity * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Light sensitivity||50.00%||0.00%||0.00%||50.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Light sensitivity when taking Vitamin b12 * :
|Light sensitivity||71.43%||28.57% |
Age of people who have Light sensitivity when taking Vitamin b12 * :
|Light sensitivity||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||14.29%||14.29%||42.86%||28.57% |
Severity of Light sensitivity when taking Vitamin b12 ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Light sensitivity||0.00%||50.00%||50.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Light sensitivity ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Light sensitivity||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Prophylaxis (1 people, 14.29%)
- Pain in extremity (1 people, 14.29%)
- Pain (1 people, 14.29%)
- Interstitial lung disease (1 people, 14.29%)
- Raynaud's phenomenon (1 people, 14.29%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lyrica (2 people, 28.57%)
- Pravachol (2 people, 28.57%)
- Vitamin d (2 people, 28.57%)
- Folic acid (2 people, 28.57%)
- Nifedipine (1 people, 14.29%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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