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Review: could Vitamin d cause Constipation?

We study 2,110 people who have side effects while taking Vitamin d from FDA and social media. Among them, 34 have Constipation. Find out below who they are, when they have Constipation 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.

Constipation

Constipation (latest reports from 515,372 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol.

On Aug, 23, 2014: 2,098 people reported to have side effects when taking Vitamin d. Among them, 36 people (1.72%) have Constipation. They amount to 0.01% of all the 509,298 people who have Constipation on eHealthMe.

Trend of Constipation in Vitamin d reports

Time on Vitamin d when people have Constipation * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Constipation16.67%37.50%8.33%8.33%12.50%16.67%0.00%

Age of people who have Constipation when taking Vitamin d * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Constipation0.00%0.00%0.00%11.11%27.78%16.67%11.11%33.33%

Severity of Constipation when taking Vitamin d ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Constipation3.33%50.00%40.00%6.67%

How people recovered from Constipation ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Constipation0.00%10.00%90.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (10 people, 27.78%)
  2. Gerd (5 people, 13.89%)
  3. Constipation (5 people, 13.89%)
  4. High blood cholesterol (4 people, 11.11%)
  5. Hypertension (4 people, 11.11%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Multivitamin (8 people, 22.22%)
  2. Omeprazole (5 people, 13.89%)
  3. Lisinopril (4 people, 11.11%)
  4. Calcium (4 people, 11.11%)
  5. Ambien (4 people, 11.11%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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