Review: could Vitamin b12 cause Upset stomach?
Summary: Upset stomach could be caused by Vitamin b12, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take Oxycontin, and have Pain.
We study 2,344 people who have side effects while taking Vitamin b12 from FDA and social media. Among them, 56 have Upset stomach. Find out below who they are, when they have Upset stomach and more.
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Vitamin b12 (latest outcomes from 2,821 users) has active ingredients of cobalamin. It is often used in vitamin b12 deficiency, energy increased. Commonly reported side effects of Vitamin b12 include weakness, fatigue, nausea aggravated, nausea, fatigue aggravated.
Upset stomach (latest reports from 851,187 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, pain relief by acupuncture, acupuncture and pain, depression.
On Apr, 10, 2014: 2,384 people reported to have side effects when taking Vitamin b12. Among them, 51 people (2.14%) have Upset Stomach. They amount to 0.01% of all the 873,973 people who have Upset Stomach on eHealthMe.
Time on Vitamin b12 when people have Upset stomach * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Upset stomach||33.33%||0.00%||66.67%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Upset stomach when taking Vitamin b12 * :
|Upset stomach||63.33%||36.67% |
Age of people who have Upset stomach when taking Vitamin b12 * :
|Upset stomach||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||1.75%||14.04%||10.53%||26.32%||47.37% |
Severity of Upset stomach when taking Vitamin b12 ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Upset stomach||25.00%||0.00%||50.00%||25.00% |
How people recovered from Upset stomach ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Upset stomach||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (17 people, 33.33%)
- Crohn's disease (6 people, 11.76%)
- Non-small cell lung cancer (4 people, 7.84%)
- Osteoporosis (3 people, 5.88%)
- Hyperphosphataemia (2 people, 3.92%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Oxycontin (16 people, 31.37%)
- Folic acid (16 people, 31.37%)
- Prednisone (15 people, 29.41%)
- Levaquin (15 people, 29.41%)
- Coumadin (12 people, 23.53%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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From this study (1 week ago):
Persistant vomiting. Been diagnosed with paralytic ileus thru gastric emptying study. Have a GI doc but am getting no releif from the constant vomiting malnutrition other than hospitalization until better. Sent home after a week sometimes 2. Only to become ill again weeks later. Have had CT MRI XRays. Any insight or advise?
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