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Review: could Vitamin b12 cause Red face (Skin blushing/flushing)?

Summary: Red face is found among people who take Vitamin b12, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Niaspan, and have Rheumatoid arthritis. We study 2,501 people who have side effects while taking Vitamin b12 from FDA and social media. Among them, 40 have Red face. Find out below who they are, when they have Red face 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 3,003 Vitamin b12 users)

Red face

Red face (a sudden reddening of the face, neck) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high density lipoprotein decreased, low density lipoprotein increased, high blood pressure, hyperlipidaemia. (latest reports from 45,041 Red face patients)

On Apr, 28, 2015: 2,493 people reported to have side effects when taking Vitamin b12. Among them, 40 people (1.60%) have Red Face.

Trend of Red face in Vitamin b12 reports

Time on Vitamin b12 when people have Red face * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Red face0.00%33.33%0.00%16.67%33.33%16.67%0.00%

Gender of people who have Red face when taking Vitamin b12 * :

FemaleMale
Red face65.85%34.15%

Age of people who have Red face when taking Vitamin b12 * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Red face0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%3.45%27.59%24.14%44.83%

Severity of Red face when taking Vitamin b12 ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Red face0.00%66.67%33.33%0.00%

How people recovered from Red face ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Red face0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (4 people, 10.00%)
  2. Non-small cell lung cancer (2 people, 5.00%)
  3. Depression (2 people, 5.00%)
  4. Acid reflux (2 people, 5.00%)
  5. Temporal lobe epilepsy (1 people, 2.50%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Niaspan (21 people, 52.50%)
  2. Aspirin (13 people, 32.50%)
  3. Vitamin e (11 people, 27.50%)
  4. Folic acid (9 people, 22.50%)
  5. Vitamin b6 (8 people, 20.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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