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Review: could Vitamin b6 cause Muscular weakness (Weakness)?

We study 2,612 people who have side effects while taking Vitamin b6 from FDA and social media. Among them, 186 have Muscular weakness. Find out below who they are, when they have Muscular weakness and more.

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Vitamin b6

Vitamin b6 (latest outcomes from 2,736 users) has active ingredients of pyridoxine. It is often used in energy increased.

Muscular weakness

Muscular weakness (muscle weakness) (latest reports from 1,330,934 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, pain.

On Aug, 25, 2014: 2,612 people reported to have side effects when taking Vitamin b6. Among them, 186 people (7.12%) have Muscular Weakness. They amount to 0.01% of all the 1,330,427 people who have Muscular Weakness on eHealthMe.

Trend of Muscular weakness in Vitamin b6 reports

Time on Vitamin b6 when people have Muscular weakness * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Muscular weakness0.00%33.33%16.67%0.00%16.67%0.00%33.33%

Gender of people who have Muscular weakness when taking Vitamin b6 * :

FemaleMale
Muscular weakness57.36%42.64%

Age of people who have Muscular weakness when taking Vitamin b6 * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Muscular weakness0.00%0.00%0.59%2.94%5.88%18.24%22.35%50.00%

Severity of Muscular weakness when taking Vitamin b6 ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Muscular weakness0.00%50.00%33.33%16.67%

How people recovered from Muscular weakness ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Muscular weakness0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Multiple myeloma (16 people, 8.60%)
  2. Hypertension (14 people, 7.53%)
  3. Pain (11 people, 5.91%)
  4. Osteoporosis (10 people, 5.38%)
  5. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (10 people, 5.38%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (46 people, 24.73%)
  2. Folic acid (46 people, 24.73%)
  3. Vitamin e (36 people, 19.35%)
  4. Vitamin b-12 (36 people, 19.35%)
  5. Lipitor (30 people, 16.13%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Do you have Muscular Weakness while taking Vitamin B6?

Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (11 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.

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