Review: could Vitamin d cause Facial palsy (Bell's palsy)?
Summary: Facial 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 Facial palsy. Find out below who they are, when they have Facial 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)
Facial palsy (paralysis of face nerve) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, depression, pain. (latest reports from 5,617 Facial palsy patients)
On May, 23, 2015: 2,390 people reported to have side effects when taking Vitamin d. Among them, 2 people (0.08%) have Facial Palsy.
Time on Vitamin d when people have Facial palsy * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Facial palsy||0.00%||50.00%||0.00%||50.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Facial palsy when taking Vitamin d * :
|Facial palsy||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||50.00%||50.00%||0.00% |
Severity of Facial palsy when taking Vitamin d ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Facial palsy||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Facial palsy ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Facial 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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