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Review: could Vitamin d cause Ankle swelling (Foot, leg, and ankle swelling)?

We study 2,110 people who have side effects while taking Vitamin d from FDA and social media. Among them, 27 have Ankle swelling. Find out below who they are, when they have Ankle swelling and more.

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Vitamin d

Vitamin d (latest outcomes from 3,916 users) has active ingredients of ergocalciferol. It is often used in rickets.

Ankle swelling

Ankle swelling (latest reports from 4,395 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, depression, gastroesophageal reflux disease, pain.

On Sep, 11, 2014: 2,110 people reported to have side effects when taking Vitamin d. Among them, 26 people (1.23%) have Ankle Swelling.

Trend of Ankle swelling in Vitamin d reports

Time on Vitamin d when people have Ankle swelling * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Ankle swelling3.85%30.77%11.54%23.08%26.92%3.85%0.00%

Age of people who have Ankle swelling when taking Vitamin d * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Ankle swelling0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%7.69%26.92%30.77%34.62%

Severity of Ankle swelling when taking Vitamin d ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Ankle swelling0.00%57.69%34.62%7.69%

How people recovered from Ankle swelling ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Ankle swelling4.35%8.70%86.96%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (6 people, 23.08%)
  2. High blood pressure (5 people, 19.23%)
  3. Vitamin d deficiency (4 people, 15.38%)
  4. Hypothyroidism (4 people, 15.38%)
  5. Thyroid disorder (4 people, 15.38%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (8 people, 30.77%)
  2. Furosemide (6 people, 23.08%)
  3. Gabapentin (5 people, 19.23%)
  4. Cymbalta (5 people, 19.23%)
  5. Vitamin b12 (4 people, 15.38%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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