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Review: could Vitamin b6 cause Frequent bowel movements (Diarrhea)?
We study 2,612 people who have side effects while taking Vitamin b6 from FDA and social media. Among them, 134 have Frequent bowel movements. Find out below who they are, when they have Frequent bowel movements and more.
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Vitamin b6 (latest outcomes from 2,735 users) has active ingredients of pyridoxine. It is often used in energy increased.
Frequent bowel movements
Frequent bowel movements (latest reports from 1,096,425 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, depression.
On Aug, 30, 2014: 2,612 people reported to have side effects when taking Vitamin b6. Among them, 134 people (5.13%) have Frequent Bowel Movements. They amount to 0.01% of all the 1,097,948 people who have Frequent Bowel Movements on eHealthMe.
Time on Vitamin b6 when people have Frequent bowel movements * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Frequent bowel movements||80.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||20.00% |
Gender of people who have Frequent bowel movements when taking Vitamin b6 * :
|Frequent bowel movements||55.88%||44.12% |
Age of people who have Frequent bowel movements when taking Vitamin b6 * :
|Frequent bowel movements||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||1.89%||6.60%||11.32%||25.47%||54.72% |
Severity of Frequent bowel movements when taking Vitamin b6 ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Frequent bowel movements||0.00%||50.00%||50.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Frequent bowel movements ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Multiple myeloma (12 people, 8.96%)
- Hiv infection (11 people, 8.21%)
- Breast cancer (8 people, 5.97%)
- Prophylaxis (7 people, 5.22%)
- Hypertension (6 people, 4.48%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (22 people, 16.42%)
- Vitamin e (20 people, 14.93%)
- Ascorbic acid (20 people, 14.93%)
- Vitamin b-12 (16 people, 11.94%)
- Velcade (15 people, 11.19%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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From this study (4 days ago):
Never had diarrhoea as severe with flare ups of the condition.
From this study (7 days ago):
Have had diarrreah since my acid reflux; now it can be solid at times, watery stools, and or floating pieces of stool. I also am incredibly anxious brought on by all this. My anxiety is over the top.
From this study (1 week ago):
I have had severe bone, muscle, joint pain in shoulders, knees, and hips all over actually. In the past 3 months I have began taking additional Magnesium through a tablet from Jigsaw company called Magnesium w/srt. Includes 5 mg Vit. B6 as pyrodoxal-5-Phophate 5 mg, folate, dimagasium Malate 500mg, Malic Acid 1550mg.
this has greatly helped with the inability to relax muscles for the past 4 years, yeah, very painful especially in my shoulders. So I believe that the priolec and the HCT in the Benicar HCT, depleated my magnesium in my system. I did not have a blood test for magnesium before taking it for a few months,but did have a magnesium blood test recently and showed normal levels but lower level of potassium, took dr. recommended potassium script and done with that now. Now that I don't have sever muscle constriction after the magnesium I do still suffer severe joint and bone pain with no reason that I can see as to why it comes on or why it stops. I can go for maybe 3 weeks with no pain and then for 2 week have the severe pain or maybe sometimes pain but maybe the edge is off the top a bit. I believe this is related to tollerance of Lorazapam building up. I take the Lorazapam for sleep but it also acts as a bit of a relaxer for my shoulder muscles and sometimes my knee and hip pain will subside. Sometime it works for that better than other times. So let me know what you think. I do know that this when I have the pain, I can't seem to think clearly, I get aggitated to noise, grumpy, need quiet place and try to sleep if I can.
esan on Aug, 18, 2014:
Female 38 I started taking benicar over 6 months ago and recently I have been suffering with severe shoulder, neck and knee pain during the night when sleeping. Its a pain that wakes me up, it feels as if my knees are being crushed. This just started 1 week ago.
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