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Review: could Vitamin b6 cause Frequent bowel movements?

Summary: Frequent bowel movements could be caused by Vitamin b6, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Aspirin, and have Multiple myeloma.

We study 2,605 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

Vitamin b6 (latest outcomes from 2,725 users) has active ingredients of pyridoxine. It is often used in energy increased.

Frequent bowel movements

Frequent bowel movements (latest reports from 1,089,621 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, depression.

On Apr, 18, 2014: 2,605 people reported to have side effects when taking Vitamin b6. Among them, 134 people (5.14%) have Frequent Bowel Movements. They amount to 0.01% of all the 1,092,437 people who have Frequent Bowel Movements on eHealthMe.

Trend of Frequent bowel movements in Vitamin b6 reports

Time on Vitamin b6 when people have Frequent bowel movements * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Frequent bowel movements80.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%20.00%

Gender of people who have Frequent bowel movements when taking Vitamin b6 * :

FemaleMale
Frequent bowel movements55.88%44.12%

Age of people who have Frequent bowel movements when taking Vitamin b6 * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Frequent bowel movements0.00%0.00%0.00%1.89%6.60%11.32%25.47%54.72%

Severity of Frequent bowel movements when taking Vitamin b6 ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Frequent bowel movements0.00%50.00%50.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Frequent bowel movements ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Multiple myeloma (12 people, 8.96%)
  2. Hiv infection (11 people, 8.21%)
  3. Breast cancer (8 people, 5.97%)
  4. Prophylaxis (7 people, 5.22%)
  5. Hypertension (6 people, 4.48%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (22 people, 16.42%)
  2. Vitamin e (20 people, 14.93%)
  3. Ascorbic acid (20 people, 14.93%)
  4. Vitamin b-12 (16 people, 11.94%)
  5. Velcade (15 people, 11.19%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • This drug has ruined my life. I am only 26 years old and I am rapidly gaining weight, am going through premature menopause, and cannot have children. All this has happened since I have GONE OFF THE DRUG. Do not take this drug.

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    Susan on Apr, 22, 2014:

    Sorry to hear about this I am goin through it as we'll just found out after having tests done although I do have to children ages 4 and 10 I have only ever had a break from this deppo when I found out I was pregnant with my 2nd child so was on deppo for a good few yrs but lately I was gtn bad mood swings and horrible night sweats after 6 months they have says I'm goin through premature ovarian failure and I've been put on hormOne replacement treatment. I was really shocked as I've just turned 27

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  • after three(3) days of vancomycin 4 times per day to treat my c diff infection, woke up to find that i now had 3 or 4 black line floaters in the vision of my right eye on which i had had cataract surgery 8 weeks ago.
    will they go away when i stop the vancomycin?

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