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Review: could Vitamin d cause Palpitations (Heart palpitations)?





Summary: Palpitations is found among people who take Vitamin d, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Calcium, and have Hypertension.

We study 2,214 people who have side effects while taking Vitamin d from FDA and social media. Among them, 31 have Palpitations. Find out below who they are, when they have Palpitations and more.

You are not alone: join a mobile support group for people who take Vitamin d and have Palpitations >>>

Vitamin d

Vitamin d has active ingredients of ergocalciferol. It is often used in rickets. (latest outcomes from Vitamin d 4,023 users)

Palpitations

Palpitations (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, pain.(latest reports from Palpitations 51,029 patients)

On Nov, 29, 2014: 2,214 people reported to have side effects when taking Vitamin d. Among them, 34 people (1.54%) have Palpitations.

Trend of Palpitations in Vitamin d reports

Time on Vitamin d when people have Palpitations * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Palpitations16.00%20.00%16.00%20.00%24.00%0.00%4.00%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Palpitations0.00%0.00%0.00%9.38%25.00%6.25%28.12%31.25%

Severity of Palpitations when taking Vitamin d ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Palpitations12.00%56.00%28.00%4.00%

How people recovered from Palpitations ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Palpitations23.08%7.69%69.23%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (6 people, 17.65%)
  2. Gerd (5 people, 14.71%)
  3. Vitamin d deficiency (4 people, 11.76%)
  4. Osteoporosis (4 people, 11.76%)
  5. High blood cholesterol (3 people, 8.82%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Calcium (9 people, 26.47%)
  2. Vitamin b12 (6 people, 17.65%)
  3. Aspirin (5 people, 14.71%)
  4. Multivitamin (5 people, 14.71%)
  5. Nexium (4 people, 11.76%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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