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Review: could Vitamin d cause Lightheadedness (Dizziness)?

We study 2,110 people who have side effects while taking Vitamin d from FDA and social media. Among them, 92 have Lightheadedness. Find out below who they are, when they have Lightheadedness and more.

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Vitamin d

Vitamin d (latest outcomes from 3,916 users) has active ingredients of ergocalciferol. It is often used in rickets.

Lightheadedness

Lightheadedness (a common and often unpleasant sensation of dizziness and/or feeling that one may be about to faint) (latest reports from 1,295,369 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol.

On Sep, 12, 2014: 2,110 people reported to have side effects when taking Vitamin d. Among them, 89 people (4.22%) have Lightheadedness.

Trend of Lightheadedness in Vitamin d reports

Time on Vitamin d when people have Lightheadedness * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Lightheadedness12.33%23.29%16.44%19.18%20.55%8.22%0.00%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Lightheadedness0.00%0.00%0.00%1.14%10.23%23.86%27.27%37.50%

Severity of Lightheadedness when taking Vitamin d ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Lightheadedness15.38%60.26%19.23%5.13%

How people recovered from Lightheadedness ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Lightheadedness0.00%6.67%93.33%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (15 people, 16.85%)
  2. Vitamin d deficiency (15 people, 16.85%)
  3. High blood pressure (12 people, 13.48%)
  4. Hypothyroidism (12 people, 13.48%)
  5. Hypertension (11 people, 12.36%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Multivitamin (17 people, 19.10%)
  2. Fish oil (15 people, 16.85%)
  3. Aspirin (15 people, 16.85%)
  4. Vitamin c (13 people, 14.61%)
  5. Levothyroxine sodium (13 people, 14.61%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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