Review: could Vitamin d cause Difficulty breathing (Breathing difficulty)?
Summary: Difficulty breathing is found among people who take Vitamin d, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Calcium, and have High blood pressure.
We study 2,300 people who have side effects while taking Vitamin d from FDA and social media. Among them, 53 have Difficulty breathing. Find out below who they are, when they have Difficulty breathing and more.
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Vitamin d has active ingredients of ergocalciferol. It is often used in rickets. (latest outcomes from 4,126 Vitamin d users)
Difficulty breathing has been reported by people with high blood pressure, asthma, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. (latest reports from 165,443 Difficulty breathing patients)
On Feb, 8, 2015: 2,300 people reported to have side effects when taking Vitamin d. Among them, 52 people (2.26%) have Difficulty Breathing.
Time on Vitamin d when people have Difficulty breathing * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Difficulty breathing||6.67%||30.00%||10.00%||23.33%||20.00%||10.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Difficulty breathing when taking Vitamin d * :
|Difficulty breathing||0.00%||0.00%||1.96%||1.96%||1.96%||11.76%||33.33%||49.02% |
Severity of Difficulty breathing when taking Vitamin d ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Difficulty breathing||6.25%||65.62%||28.12%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Difficulty breathing ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Difficulty breathing||4.76%||4.76%||90.48% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (15 people, 28.85%)
- Depression (10 people, 19.23%)
- Vitamin d deficiency (9 people, 17.31%)
- Hypothyroidism (8 people, 15.38%)
- Arthritis (7 people, 13.46%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Calcium (13 people, 25.00%)
- Aspirin (12 people, 23.08%)
- Omeprazole (8 people, 15.38%)
- Lyrica (8 people, 15.38%)
- Nexium (8 people, 15.38%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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