Review: could Vitamin c cause Knee swelling (Joint swelling)?
Summary: Knee swelling is found among people who take Vitamin c, especially for people who are male, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Methotrexate, and have Migraine.
We study 1,145 people who have side effects while taking Vitamin c from FDA and social media. Among them, 6 have Knee swelling. Find out below who they are, when they have Knee swelling and more.
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Vitamin c has active ingredients of L-ascorbic acid. It is often used in vitamin supplementation. (latest outcomes from 1,521 Vitamin c users)
Knee swelling has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, pain, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 23,903 Knee swelling patients)
On Dec, 27, 2014: 1,143 people reported to have side effects when taking Vitamin c. Among them, 6 people (0.52%) have Knee Swelling.
Time on Vitamin c when people have Knee swelling * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Knee swelling||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Knee swelling when taking Vitamin c * :
|Knee swelling||50.00%||50.00% |
Age of people who have Knee swelling when taking Vitamin c * :
|Knee swelling||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||40.00%||40.00%||20.00% |
Severity of Knee swelling when taking Vitamin c ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Knee swelling||0.00%||50.00%||50.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Knee swelling ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Knee swelling||50.00%||0.00%||50.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Migraine (1 people, 16.67%)
- Pain (1 people, 16.67%)
- Pseudomonas infection (1 people, 16.67%)
- High blood cholesterol (1 people, 16.67%)
- Sleep disorder (1 people, 16.67%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Methotrexate (3 people, 50.00%)
- Vitamin e (3 people, 50.00%)
- Aspirin (3 people, 50.00%)
- Folic acid (3 people, 50.00%)
- Vitamin a (2 people, 33.33%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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