Review: could Vitamin d cause Insomnia?
Summary: Insomnia is found among people who take Vitamin d, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Multivitamin, and have Hypothyroidism.
We study 2,300 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 has active ingredients of ergocalciferol. It is often used in rickets. (latest outcomes from 4,126 Vitamin d users)
Insomnia (sleeplessness) has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, pain, high blood pressure, stress and anxiety. (latest reports from 143,888 Insomnia patients)
On Feb, 15, 2015: 2,300 people reported to have side effects when taking Vitamin d. Among them, 62 people (2.70%) have Insomnia.
Time on Vitamin d when people have Insomnia * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Age of people who have Insomnia when taking Vitamin d * :
Severity of Insomnia when taking Vitamin d ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Insomnia ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypothyroidism (13 people, 20.97%)
- Depression (11 people, 17.74%)
- Hypertension (11 people, 17.74%)
- Insomnia (8 people, 12.90%)
- Vitamin d deficiency (7 people, 11.29%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Multivitamin (10 people, 16.13%)
- Calcium (9 people, 14.52%)
- Synthroid (8 people, 12.90%)
- Vitamin b12 (8 people, 12.90%)
- Lipitor (7 people, 11.29%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Hi Everyone - I am desperate to talk to people who suffer like me. I have RLS and insomnia. I take Mirapex, Gabapenten, and have tried about 6 different kinds of sleeping pills and for the last 3 years I sleep about 3 to 4 hours a night. I can fall asleep but I cannot stay asleep. I am so sick of living like this. Nothing helps to keep me asleep. I go to bed at the same time every night (9) and around 1:00am, I wake up to go to the bathroom then the nightmare begins.... I cannot go back to sleep. I feel tired, depressed, alone and desperate for help. I have been to the Mayo Clinic twice and to numerous doctors and although they try, I can't get better. I exercise everyday for 1 - 1&1/2 hrs a day. I do not have any other health issues at all. This is a real big problem and a awful way to live. I just feel so alone and sad.
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