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Review: could Vitamin c cause Anxiety (Stress and anxiety)?

Summary: Anxiety is found among people who take Vitamin c, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Vitamin e, and have Stress and anxiety.

We study 1,154 people who have side effects while taking Vitamin c from FDA and social media. Among them, 10 have Anxiety. Find out below who they are, when they have Anxiety and more.

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Vitamin c

Vitamin c has active ingredients of L-ascorbic acid. It is often used in vitamin supplementation. (latest outcomes from 1,521 Vitamin c users)

Anxiety

Anxiety has been reported by people with depression, stress and anxiety, quit smoking, multiple sclerosis, pain. (latest reports from 212,462 Anxiety patients)

On Jan, 6, 2015: 1,145 people reported to have side effects when taking Vitamin c. Among them, 21 people (1.83%) have Anxiety.

Trend of Anxiety in Vitamin c reports

Time on Vitamin c when people have Anxiety * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Anxiety0.00%14.29%14.29%0.00%42.86%0.00%28.57%

Gender of people who have Anxiety when taking Vitamin c * :

FemaleMale
Anxiety61.90%38.10%

Age of people who have Anxiety when taking Vitamin c * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Anxiety0.00%0.00%0.00%10.53%10.53%15.79%21.05%42.11%

Severity of Anxiety when taking Vitamin c ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Anxiety0.00%57.14%28.57%14.29%

How people recovered from Anxiety ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Anxiety0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Anxiety (2 people, 9.52%)
  2. Hypertension (2 people, 9.52%)
  3. Arthritis (2 people, 9.52%)
  4. Fibromyalgia (2 people, 9.52%)
  5. Depression (2 people, 9.52%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Vitamin e (9 people, 42.86%)
  2. Vitamin b complex cap (6 people, 28.57%)
  3. Aspirin (5 people, 23.81%)
  4. Vitamin d (5 people, 23.81%)
  5. Multivitamin (4 people, 19.05%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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