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Review: could Vitamin d cause Irregular heartbeat?

Summary: Irregular heartbeat could be caused by Vitamin d, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take Calcium, and have Hypertension.

We study 1,943 people who have side effects while taking Vitamin d from FDA and social media. Among them, 26 have Irregular heartbeat. Find out below who they are, when they have Irregular heartbeat and more.

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Vitamin d

Vitamin d (latest outcomes from 3,668 users) has active ingredients of ergocalciferol. It is often used in rickets.

Irregular heartbeat

Irregular heartbeat (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing) (latest reports from 310,916 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, pain.

On Apr, 10, 2014: 2,147 people reported to have side effects when taking Vitamin d. Among them, 26 people (1.21%) have Irregular Heartbeat. They amount to 0.01% of all the 310,583 people who have Irregular Heartbeat on eHealthMe.

Trend of Irregular heartbeat in Vitamin d reports

Time on Vitamin d when people have Irregular heartbeat * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Irregular heartbeat23.53%17.65%11.76%23.53%23.53%0.00%0.00%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Irregular heartbeat0.00%0.00%0.00%8.33%29.17%8.33%25.00%29.17%

Severity of Irregular heartbeat when taking Vitamin d ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Irregular heartbeat11.76%52.94%29.41%5.88%

How people recovered from Irregular heartbeat ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Irregular heartbeat25.00%0.00%75.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (5 people, 19.23%)
  2. Gerd (4 people, 15.38%)
  3. Osteoporosis (3 people, 11.54%)
  4. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (3 people, 11.54%)
  5. Vitamin d deficiency (3 people, 11.54%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Calcium (6 people, 23.08%)
  2. Vitamin b12 (4 people, 15.38%)
  3. Atenolol (4 people, 15.38%)
  4. Nexium (4 people, 15.38%)
  5. Aspirin (4 people, 15.38%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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