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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

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

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.

Trend of Knee swelling in Vitamin c reports

Time on Vitamin c when people have Knee swelling * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Knee swelling0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Knee swelling when taking Vitamin c * :

FemaleMale
Knee swelling50.00%50.00%

Age of people who have Knee swelling when taking Vitamin c * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Knee swelling0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%40.00%40.00%20.00%

Severity of Knee swelling when taking Vitamin c ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Knee swelling0.00%50.00%50.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Knee swelling ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Knee swelling50.00%0.00%50.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Migraine (1 people, 16.67%)
  2. Pain (1 people, 16.67%)
  3. Pseudomonas infection (1 people, 16.67%)
  4. High blood cholesterol (1 people, 16.67%)
  5. Sleep disorder (1 people, 16.67%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Methotrexate (3 people, 50.00%)
  2. Vitamin e (3 people, 50.00%)
  3. Aspirin (3 people, 50.00%)
  4. Folic acid (3 people, 50.00%)
  5. Vitamin a (2 people, 33.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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