Review: could Vitamin d cause Lightheadedness?
Summary: Lightheadedness could be caused by Vitamin d, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Fish oil, and have Vitamin d deficiency.
We study 1,922 people who have side effects while taking Vitamin d from FDA and social media. Among them, 85 have Lightheadedness. Find out below who they are, when they have Lightheadedness and more.
On Apr, 12, 2014: 1,922 people reported to have side effects when taking Vitamin d. Among them, 81 people (4.21%) have Lightheadedness. They amount to 0.01% of all the 1,286,256 people who have Lightheadedness on eHealthMe.
Time on Vitamin d when people have Lightheadedness * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Age of people who have Lightheadedness when taking Vitamin d * :
Severity of Lightheadedness when taking Vitamin d ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Lightheadedness ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Vitamin d deficiency (14 people, 17.28%)
- Depression (13 people, 16.05%)
- Anxiety (11 people, 13.58%)
- High blood cholesterol (11 people, 13.58%)
- Hypertension (11 people, 13.58%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Fish oil (14 people, 17.28%)
- Multivitamin (14 people, 17.28%)
- Vitamin c (13 people, 16.05%)
- Aspirin (13 people, 16.05%)
- Lisinopril (12 people, 14.81%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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