Review: could Vitamin d cause Bell's palsy?
Summary: Bell's palsy is reported only by a few people who take Vitamin d. We study 2,390 people who have side effects while taking Vitamin d from FDA and social media. Among them, 2 have Bell's palsy. Find out below who they are, when they have Bell's palsy and more.
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Vitamin d has active ingredients of ergocalciferol. It is often used in rickets. (latest outcomes from 4,190 Vitamin d users)
Bell's palsy (facial paralysis) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, depression, pain. (latest reports from 5,614 Bell's palsy patients)
On May, 22, 2015: 2,390 people reported to have side effects when taking Vitamin d. Among them, 2 people (0.08%) have Bell's Palsy.
Time on Vitamin d when people have Bell's palsy * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Bell's palsy||0.00%||50.00%||0.00%||50.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Bell's palsy when taking Vitamin d * :
|Bell's palsy||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||50.00%||50.00%||0.00% |
Severity of Bell's palsy when taking Vitamin d ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Bell's palsy||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Bell's palsy ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Bell's palsy||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Narcolepsy (1 people, 50.00%)
- Vitamin d decreased (1 people, 50.00%)
- Facial nerve palsy (1 people, 50.00%)
- Deficiency - vitamin e (1 people, 50.00%)
- Sinus pain (1 people, 50.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Provigil (1 people, 50.00%)
- Vitamin b12 (1 people, 50.00%)
- Zyrtec allergy (1 people, 50.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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