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Review: could Vitamin b12 cause Urinary tract infection?

Summary: Urinary tract infection 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 Vitamin e, and have Multiple myeloma.

We study 2,344 people who have side effects while taking Vitamin b12 from FDA and social media. Among them, 23 have Urinary tract infection. Find out below who they are, when they have Urinary tract infection and more.

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On Apr, 10, 2014: 2,384 people reported to have side effects when taking Vitamin b12. Among them, 42 people (1.76%) have Urinary Tract Infection. They amount to 0.01% of all the 446,774 people who have Urinary Tract Infection on eHealthMe.

Trend of Urinary tract infection in Vitamin b12 reports

Time on Vitamin b12 when people have Urinary tract infection * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Urinary tract infection0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Urinary tract infection when taking Vitamin b12 * :

FemaleMale
Urinary tract infection71.11%28.89%

Age of people who have Urinary tract infection when taking Vitamin b12 * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Urinary tract infection0.00%0.00%0.00%2.33%0.00%2.33%23.26%72.09%

Severity of Urinary tract infection when taking Vitamin b12 ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Urinary tract infection0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%

How people recovered from Urinary tract infection ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Urinary tract infection0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Multiple myeloma (4 people, 9.52%)
  2. Pain (4 people, 9.52%)
  3. Urinary incontinence (2 people, 4.76%)
  4. Rheumatoid arthritis (2 people, 4.76%)
  5. Multiple sclerosis (2 people, 4.76%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Vitamin e (10 people, 23.81%)
  2. Prilosec (9 people, 21.43%)
  3. Synthroid (9 people, 21.43%)
  4. Xanax (7 people, 16.67%)
  5. Folic acid (7 people, 16.67%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (3 days ago):

  • i only recover after a course of antibiotics for urinary tract infection. I have stopped and started a few times taking pseudoephedrine and each time i take it i get urinary tract infection after

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  • From this study (4 days ago):

  • 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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  • From this study (4 days ago):

  • 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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