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Review: could Vitamin b12 cause Light sensitivity (Photophobia)?

Summary: Light sensitivity is found among people who take Vitamin b12, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Lyrica, and have Preventive health care.

We study 2,481 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

Vitamin b12 has active ingredients of cobalamin. It is often used in vitamin b12 deficiency. (latest outcomes from 2,982 Vitamin b12 users)

Light sensitivity

Light sensitivity (extreme sensitivity to light) has been reported by people with depression, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis. (latest reports from 6,107 Light sensitivity patients)

On Mar, 6, 2015: 2,481 people reported to have side effects when taking Vitamin b12. Among them, 7 people (0.28%) have Light Sensitivity.

Trend of Light sensitivity in Vitamin b12 reports

Time on Vitamin b12 when people have Light sensitivity * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Light sensitivity50.00%0.00%0.00%50.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Light sensitivity when taking Vitamin b12 * :

FemaleMale
Light sensitivity71.43%28.57%

Age of people who have Light sensitivity when taking Vitamin b12 * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Light sensitivity0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%14.29%14.29%42.86%28.57%

Severity of Light sensitivity when taking Vitamin b12 ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Light sensitivity0.00%50.00%50.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Light sensitivity ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Light sensitivity0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Prophylaxis (1 people, 14.29%)
  2. Pain in extremity (1 people, 14.29%)
  3. Pain (1 people, 14.29%)
  4. Interstitial lung disease (1 people, 14.29%)
  5. Raynaud's phenomenon (1 people, 14.29%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lyrica (2 people, 28.57%)
  2. Pravachol (2 people, 28.57%)
  3. Vitamin d (2 people, 28.57%)
  4. Folic acid (2 people, 28.57%)
  5. Nifedipine (1 people, 14.29%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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