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Review: could Vitamin c cause Pancreatitis?

Summary: Pancreatitis could be caused by Vitamin c, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, also take Vitamin e.

We study 1,088 people who have side effects while taking Vitamin c from FDA and social media. Among them, 8 have Pancreatitis. Find out below who they are, when they have Pancreatitis 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.

Pancreatitis

Pancreatitis (inflammation of pancreas) (latest reports from 196,466 patients) has been reported by people with type 2 diabetes, depression, high blood pressure, diabetes, bipolar disorder.

On Apr, 15, 2014: 1,102 people reported to have side effects when taking Vitamin c. Among them, 8 people (0.73%) have Pancreatitis. They amount to 0.00% of all the 196,391 people who have Pancreatitis on eHealthMe.

Trend of Pancreatitis in Vitamin c reports

Time on Vitamin c when people have Pancreatitis * :

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

FemaleMale
Pancreatitis37.50%62.50%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Pancreatitis0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%12.50%87.50%

Severity of Pancreatitis when taking Vitamin c ** :

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How people recovered from Pancreatitis ** :

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Top conditions involved for these people * :

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Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Vitamin e (5 people, 62.50%)
  2. Ibuprofen (4 people, 50.00%)
  3. Multi-vitamins (3 people, 37.50%)
  4. Imdur (3 people, 37.50%)
  5. Glucophage (3 people, 37.50%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (22 hours ago):

  • No physical symptoms of Pancreatitis for example pain or discomfort

    Reply

  • From this study (2 weeks ago):

  • Just got over the stomach bug 2 weeks ago. Now everything I eat OR drink feels like it gets stuck in my chest..very painful! Having an ultrasound tomorrow to r/o gallstones

    Reply

  • From this study (1 month ago):

  • History of Vitamin D deficiency, high cholesterol, high triglycerides, kidney stones, hyperthyroidism, hypothyroidism, pituitary cyst, hypogodasm

    Reply

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