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Review: could Vitamin c cause Knee swelling?

Summary: Knee swelling could be caused by Vitamin c, especially for people who are male, 50-59 old, also take Vitamin e, and have Pseudomonas infection.

We study 1,088 people who have side effects while taking Vitamin c from FDA and social media. Among them, 4 have Knee swelling. Find out below who they are, when they have Knee swelling and more.

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Vitamin c

Vitamin c (latest outcomes from 1,449 users) has active ingredients of L-ascorbic acid. It is often used in vitamin supplementation.

Knee swelling

Knee swelling (latest reports from 161,556 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, pain, high blood cholesterol.

On Apr, 14, 2014: 1,102 people reported to have side effects when taking Vitamin c. Among them, 4 people (0.36%) have Knee Swelling. They amount to 0.00% of all the 161,452 people who have Knee Swelling on eHealthMe.

Trend of Knee swelling in Vitamin c reports

Time on Vitamin c when people have Knee swelling * :

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

FemaleMale
Knee swelling25.00%75.00%

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%33.33%66.67%0.00%

Severity of Knee swelling when taking Vitamin c ** :

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How people recovered from Knee swelling ** :

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Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pseudomonas infection (1 people, 25.00%)
  2. Pain (1 people, 25.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Vitamin e (3 people, 75.00%)
  2. Vitamin a (2 people, 50.00%)
  3. Folic acid (2 people, 50.00%)
  4. Aspirin (2 people, 50.00%)
  5. Methotrexate (2 people, 50.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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