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Review: could Vitamin b6 cause Dizziness?

Summary: Dizziness could be caused by Vitamin b6, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Vitamin b-12, and have Osteoporosis.

We study 2,599 people who have side effects while taking Vitamin b6 from FDA and social media. Among them, 112 have Dizziness. Find out below who they are, when they have Dizziness and more.

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On Apr, 11, 2014: 2,599 people reported to have side effects when taking Vitamin b6. Among them, 107 people (4.12%) have Dizziness. They amount to 0.01% of all the 1,286,850 people who have Dizziness on eHealthMe.

Trend of Dizziness in Vitamin b6 reports

Time on Vitamin b6 when people have Dizziness * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Dizziness40.00%20.00%0.00%0.00%20.00%0.00%20.00%

Gender of people who have Dizziness when taking Vitamin b6 * :

FemaleMale
Dizziness63.64%36.36%

Age of people who have Dizziness when taking Vitamin b6 * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Dizziness0.00%1.15%0.00%2.30%0.00%12.64%18.39%65.52%

Severity of Dizziness when taking Vitamin b6 ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Dizziness20.00%60.00%20.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Dizziness ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Dizziness0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Osteoporosis (11 people, 10.28%)
  2. Rheumatoid arthritis (8 people, 7.48%)
  3. Diabetes mellitus non-insulin-dependent (6 people, 5.61%)
  4. Hypertension (5 people, 4.67%)
  5. Multiple myeloma (5 people, 4.67%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Vitamin b-12 (27 people, 25.23%)
  2. Aspirin (24 people, 22.43%)
  3. Folic acid (23 people, 21.50%)
  4. Multi-vitamin (15 people, 14.02%)
  5. Nexium (14 people, 13.08%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (1 week ago):

  • I have been suffering with this for 2 years

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  • From this study (5 months ago):

  • I have been in pain and have suffered for over 7 years with muscle pain with cramping, aching, burning, stinging, pins/needles, weakness, numbness and paralysis, etc. I live with fatigue and utter exhaustion everyday and hate having to take medicine period, but have no choice in the matter. I know that this is something serious..I can feel it. I just have to get the Doctors, to find it...and fix whatever it is that is wrong.
    I am trying to find what is the root cause of it all, then I might be able to find some relief.."Lord Willing". I have always been a driven individual and love life. I am a fighter and a survivor, so I will continue forward..until I find a way to the answer.
    The pain level stays around 5 or 6 everyday and can be overwhelming at times, but I pray and I find relief for a moment..from The Lord. Grateful to be alive. Just want life to be normal again and to be able, to spend my time with my family that I have missed so much of.

    Reply

  • From this study (1 year ago):

  • First "staring spell" November of 2012. Since been to the neurologist. Clear MRI and Cat Scan. EEG showed epilepsy, not any specific type. Started on Keppra 250mg twice daily early January to 250mg in the morning/500mg in the evening and last week increased to 500mg twice daily. Mainly experienced irritability and dizziness but today we are seeing things.

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