Review: could Vitamin d cause Scleroderma?
Summary: Scleroderma could be caused by Vitamin d, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take Nexium, and have Gerd.
We study 1,922 people who have side effects while taking Vitamin d from FDA and social media. Find out below who they are, when they have Scleroderma and more.
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Vitamin d (latest outcomes from 3,668 users) has active ingredients of ergocalciferol. It is often used in rickets, vitamin d abnormal. Commonly reported side effects of Vitamin d include fatigue, fatigue aggravated, dizziness, memory loss, headache.
Scleroderma (hard skin) (latest reports from 10,782 patients) has been reported by people with primary pulmonary hypertension, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, pulmonary hypertension, high blood pressure.
On Apr, 11, 2014: 2,147 people reported to have side effects when taking Vitamin d. Among them, 1 people (0.05%) has Scleroderma. They amount to 0.01% of all the 10,771 people who have Scleroderma on eHealthMe.
Time on Vitamin d when people have Scleroderma * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Age of people who have Scleroderma when taking Vitamin d * :
Severity of Scleroderma when taking Vitamin d ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Scleroderma ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Gerd (1 people, 100.00%)
- Hypothyroidism (1 people, 100.00%)
- Raynaud's phenomenon (1 people, 100.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Nexium (1 people, 100.00%)
- Synthroid (1 people, 100.00%)
- Amlodipine besylate; benazepril hydrochloride (1 people, 100.00%)
- Baby aspirin (1 people, 100.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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