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Review: could Vitamin b12 cause Osteoarthritis?

Summary: Osteoarthritis could be caused by Vitamin b12, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take Plavix, and have Neuropathy.

We study 2,344 people who have side effects while taking Vitamin b12 from FDA and social media. Among them, 7 have Osteoarthritis. Find out below who they are, when they have Osteoarthritis 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.

Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis (a joint disease caused by cartilage loss in a joint) (latest reports from 243,035 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, osteopenia, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain.

On Apr, 13, 2014: 2,384 people reported to have side effects when taking Vitamin b12. Among them, 7 people (0.29%) have Osteoarthritis. They amount to 0.00% of all the 243,054 people who have Osteoarthritis on eHealthMe.

Trend of Osteoarthritis in Vitamin b12 reports

Time on Vitamin b12 when people have Osteoarthritis * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Osteoarthritis0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Osteoarthritis57.14%42.86%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Osteoarthritis0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%40.00%60.00%

Severity of Osteoarthritis when taking Vitamin b12 ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Osteoarthritis0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Osteoarthritis ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Osteoarthritis0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Neuropathy (2 people, 28.57%)
  2. Incontinence (1 people, 14.29%)
  3. Anxiety disorder (1 people, 14.29%)
  4. Pain (1 people, 14.29%)
  5. Osteoporosis (1 people, 14.29%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Plavix (4 people, 57.14%)
  2. Glipizide (3 people, 42.86%)
  3. Lotrel (2 people, 28.57%)
  4. Flonase (2 people, 28.57%)
  5. Xanax (2 people, 28.57%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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

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  • 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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  • 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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