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Review: could Vitamin d cause Irregular heart beat?

Summary: Irregular heart beat could be caused by Vitamin d, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take Calcium, and have High blood pressure.

We study 1,922 people who have side effects while taking Vitamin d from FDA and social media. Among them, 6 have Irregular heart beat. Find out below who they are, when they have Irregular heart beat and more.

On Apr, 14, 2014: 1,922 people reported to have side effects when taking Vitamin d. Among them, 6 people (0.31%) have Irregular Heart Beat. They amount to 0.01% of all the 87,046 people who have Irregular Heart Beat on eHealthMe.

Trend of Irregular heart beat in Vitamin d reports

Time on Vitamin d when people have Irregular heart beat * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Irregular heart beat0.00%0.00%50.00%25.00%25.00%0.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Irregular heart beat when taking Vitamin d * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Irregular heart beat0.00%0.00%0.00%16.67%16.67%16.67%16.67%33.33%

Severity of Irregular heart beat when taking Vitamin d ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Irregular heart beat0.00%50.00%50.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Irregular heart beat ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. High blood pressure (2 people, 33.33%)
  2. Vitamin d deficiency (2 people, 33.33%)
  3. Multiple sclerosis (1 people, 16.67%)
  4. Constipation (1 people, 16.67%)
  5. Prostate cancer (1 people, 16.67%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Calcium (2 people, 33.33%)
  2. Glucosamine (2 people, 33.33%)
  3. Dulcolax (1 people, 16.67%)
  4. Fluoxetine (1 people, 16.67%)
  5. Colace (1 people, 16.67%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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