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Review: could Vitamin d cause Lightheadedness (Dizziness)?

Summary: Lightheadedness is found among people who take Vitamin d, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Multivitamin, and have Depression.

We study 2,370 people who have side effects while taking Vitamin d from FDA and social media. Among them, 107 have Lightheadedness. Find out below who they are, when they have Lightheadedness and more.

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Vitamin d

Vitamin d has active ingredients of ergocalciferol. It is often used in rickets. (latest outcomes from 4,179 Vitamin d users)

Lightheadedness

Lightheadedness (a common and often unpleasant sensation of dizziness and/or feeling that one may be about to faint) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 162,055 Lightheadedness patients)

On Mar, 27, 2015: 2,342 people reported to have side effects when taking Vitamin d. Among them, 106 people (4.53%) 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
Lightheadedness10.23%27.27%13.64%18.18%20.45%10.23%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%2.86%10.48%25.71%28.57%32.38%

Severity of Lightheadedness when taking Vitamin d ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Lightheadedness17.89%57.89%20.00%4.21%

How people recovered from Lightheadedness ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Lightheadedness0.00%4.92%95.08%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (21 people, 19.81%)
  2. Vitamin d deficiency (17 people, 16.04%)
  3. Hypothyroidism (16 people, 15.09%)
  4. High blood pressure (14 people, 13.21%)
  5. High blood cholesterol (12 people, 11.32%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Multivitamin (19 people, 17.92%)
  2. Fish oil (18 people, 16.98%)
  3. Aspirin (17 people, 16.04%)
  4. Levothyroxine sodium (14 people, 13.21%)
  5. Vitamin c (13 people, 12.26%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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