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 1,922 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.
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.
Time on Vitamin d when people have Irregular heartbeat * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Irregular heartbeat||23.53%||17.65%||11.76%||23.53%||23.53%||0.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Irregular heartbeat when taking Vitamin d * :
|Irregular heartbeat||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||8.33%||29.17%||8.33%||25.00%||29.17% |
Severity of Irregular heartbeat when taking Vitamin d ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Irregular heartbeat||11.76%||52.94%||29.41%||5.88% |
How people recovered from Irregular heartbeat ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Irregular heartbeat||25.00%||0.00%||75.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (5 people, 19.23%)
- Gerd (4 people, 15.38%)
- Osteoporosis (3 people, 11.54%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (3 people, 11.54%)
- Vitamin d deficiency (3 people, 11.54%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Calcium (6 people, 23.08%)
- Vitamin b12 (4 people, 15.38%)
- Atenolol (4 people, 15.38%)
- Nexium (4 people, 15.38%)
- Aspirin (4 people, 15.38%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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