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Review: could Vitamin d cause Loss of appetite?

Summary: Loss of appetite could be caused by Vitamin d, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take Potassium chloride, and have Iron deficiency.

We study 1,943 people who have side effects while taking Vitamin d from FDA and social media. Among them, 13 have Loss of appetite. Find out below who they are, when they have Loss of appetite 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.

Loss of appetite

Loss of appetite (lack of feeling to eat) (latest reports from 381,955 patients) has been reported by people with type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, depression, pain, osteoporosis.

On Apr, 15, 2014: 1,922 people reported to have side effects when taking Vitamin d. Among them, 13 people (0.68%) have Loss Of Appetite. They amount to 0.00% of all the 381,222 people who have Loss Of Appetite on eHealthMe.

Trend of Loss of appetite in Vitamin d reports

Time on Vitamin d when people have Loss of appetite * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Loss of appetite0.00%0.00%33.33%55.56%11.11%0.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Loss of appetite when taking Vitamin d * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Loss of appetite0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%7.69%15.38%23.08%53.85%

Severity of Loss of appetite when taking Vitamin d ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Loss of appetite0.00%66.67%33.33%0.00%

How people recovered from Loss of appetite ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Loss of appetite0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Iron deficiency (3 people, 23.08%)
  2. Potassium - low (2 people, 15.38%)
  3. Fluid retention (2 people, 15.38%)
  4. Abnormal heart rhythms (2 people, 15.38%)
  5. Vitamin d toxicity (2 people, 15.38%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Potassium chloride (4 people, 30.77%)
  2. Furosemide (3 people, 23.08%)
  3. Lantus (3 people, 23.08%)
  4. Prednisone (3 people, 23.08%)
  5. Synthroid (3 people, 23.08%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (3 months ago):

  • 6 weeks ago, while on a program of prednisone reduction, my taste and appetite disappeared. All food tastes like cardboard. Prednisone was increased again about 3 weeks ago, however, appetite and taste remains gone. Any suggestions?

    Reply

  • From this study (3 months ago):

  • Been going on for about 1 week. No insurance so I can't go to doctor right now. Did recently recover from strep throat, by using Amoxicillin. I also drank grapefruit juice and orange juice while sick, while taking all above medications. Any suggestions?

    Reply

  • From this study (4 years ago):

  • adding the synthroid has made me feel much worse

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