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Review: could Vitamin d cause Insomnia?

Summary: Insomnia is found among people who take Vitamin d, especially for people who are 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Multivitamin, and have Hypothyroidism. We study 2,390 people who have side effects while taking Vitamin d from FDA and social media. Among them, 57 have Insomnia. Find out below who they are, when they have Insomnia and more.

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Vitamin d

Vitamin d has active ingredients of ergocalciferol. It is often used in rickets. (latest outcomes from 4,190 Vitamin d users)

Insomnia

Insomnia (sleeplessness) has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, pain, high blood pressure, stress and anxiety. (latest reports from 144,028 Insomnia patients)

On May, 17, 2015: 2,390 people reported to have side effects when taking Vitamin d. Among them, 62 people (2.59%) have Insomnia.

Trend of Insomnia in Vitamin d reports

Time on Vitamin d when people have Insomnia * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Insomnia6.12%26.53%14.29%28.57%14.29%4.08%6.12%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Insomnia0.00%0.00%1.59%3.17%15.87%38.10%25.40%15.87%

Severity of Insomnia when taking Vitamin d ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Insomnia11.11%42.59%37.04%9.26%

How people recovered from Insomnia ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Insomnia0.00%10.53%89.47%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypothyroidism (13 people, 20.97%)
  2. Depression (11 people, 17.74%)
  3. Hypertension (11 people, 17.74%)
  4. Insomnia (8 people, 12.90%)
  5. Vitamin d deficiency (7 people, 11.29%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Multivitamin (10 people, 16.13%)
  2. Calcium (9 people, 14.52%)
  3. Synthroid (8 people, 12.90%)
  4. Vitamin b12 (8 people, 12.90%)
  5. Lipitor (7 people, 11.29%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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