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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 female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Multivitamin, and have Hypothyroidism.

We study 2,214 people who have side effects while taking Vitamin d from FDA and social media. Among them, 51 have Insomnia. Find out below who they are, when they have Insomnia and more.

You are not alone: join a mobile support group for people who take Vitamin d and have Insomnia >>>

Vitamin d

Vitamin d has active ingredients of ergocalciferol. It is often used in rickets. (latest outcomes from Vitamin d 4,023 users)

Insomnia

Insomnia has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, high blood pressure, pain, stress and anxiety.(latest reports from Insomnia 135,811 patients)

On Dec, 13, 2014: 2,214 people reported to have side effects when taking Vitamin d. Among them, 56 people (2.53%) 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
Insomnia6.98%27.91%16.28%27.91%13.95%2.33%4.65%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Insomnia0.00%0.00%1.75%1.75%17.54%38.60%26.32%14.04%

Severity of Insomnia when taking Vitamin d ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Insomnia12.50%39.58%37.50%10.42%

How people recovered from Insomnia ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Insomnia0.00%9.09%90.91%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypothyroidism (10 people, 17.86%)
  2. Depression (10 people, 17.86%)
  3. Hypertension (9 people, 16.07%)
  4. Vitamin d decreased (7 people, 12.50%)
  5. Insomnia (7 people, 12.50%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Multivitamin (10 people, 17.86%)
  2. Calcium (8 people, 14.29%)
  3. Vitamin b12 (7 people, 12.50%)
  4. Folic acid (6 people, 10.71%)
  5. Synthroid (6 people, 10.71%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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    My insomnia was provoked by a 'medicine cocktail', prescribed medications that were contraindicated. I just had a rough experience with Serotonin Syndrome, grateful to be alive.

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