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Review: could Vitamin c cause Dyspnoea (Breathing difficulty)?

Summary: Dyspnoea 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 Sleep disorder due to a general medical condition.

We study 1,154 people who have side effects while taking Vitamin c from FDA and social media. Among them, 11 have Dyspnoea. Find out below who they are, when they have Dyspnoea 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)

Dyspnoea

Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, asthma, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. (latest reports from 211,244 Dyspnoea patients)

On Jan, 29, 2015: 1,154 people reported to have side effects when taking Vitamin c. Among them, 51 people (4.42%) have Dyspnoea.

Trend of Dyspnoea in Vitamin c reports

Time on Vitamin c when people have Dyspnoea * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Dyspnoea0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%66.67%33.33%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Dyspnoea69.39%30.61%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Dyspnoea0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%2.33%6.98%20.93%69.77%

Severity of Dyspnoea when taking Vitamin c ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Dyspnoea0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Dyspnoea ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Dyspnoea0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Sleep disorder due to a general medical condition (2 people, 3.92%)
  2. Osteoporosis (2 people, 3.92%)
  3. Multiple sclerosis (2 people, 3.92%)
  4. Vitamin d (1 people, 1.96%)
  5. Stent (1 people, 1.96%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Vitamin e (29 people, 56.86%)
  2. Aspirin (20 people, 39.22%)
  3. Calcium (10 people, 19.61%)
  4. Lipitor (9 people, 17.65%)
  5. Folic acid (7 people, 13.73%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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