Review: could Vitamin d cause Constipation?
Summary: Constipation could be caused by Vitamin d, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Multivitamin, and have Depression.
We study 1,943 people who have side effects while taking Vitamin d from FDA and social media. Among them, 31 have Constipation. Find out below who they are, when they have Constipation and more.
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Vitamin d (latest outcomes from 3,668 users) has active ingredients of ergocalciferol. It is often used in rickets.
Constipation (latest reports from 506,434 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol.
On Apr, 11, 2014: 2,147 people reported to have side effects when taking Vitamin d. Among them, 33 people (1.54%) have Constipation. They amount to 0.01% of all the 504,723 people who have Constipation on eHealthMe.
Time on Vitamin d when people have Constipation * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Age of people who have Constipation when taking Vitamin d * :
Severity of Constipation when taking Vitamin d ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Constipation ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (10 people, 30.30%)
- Constipation (5 people, 15.15%)
- Gerd (4 people, 12.12%)
- Hypertension (4 people, 12.12%)
- Vitamin d (3 people, 9.09%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Multivitamin (7 people, 21.21%)
- Ambien (4 people, 12.12%)
- Calcium (4 people, 12.12%)
- Prednisone (4 people, 12.12%)
- Colace (3 people, 9.09%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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On eHealthMe, Vitamin D (ergocalciferol) is often used for rickets. Find out below the conditions Vitamin D is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
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