From FDA reports: Vitamin e and Cardiomyopathy
This is a study of Cardiomyopathy among people who take Vitamin e. The study analyzes: the time on Vitamin e when people have Cardiomyopathy, gender and age of these people, the severity of Cardiomyopathy, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Vitamin e. In total 16,118 Vitamin e users are studied. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and is updated regularly.
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Vitamin e has active ingredients of tocopherols and tocotrienols. It is used in vitamin e, healthy living, vitamin supplementation, vitamins, general physical condition abnormal. Commonly reported side effects of Vitamin e include nausea, weakness, fatigue, headache, diarrhea.
Cardiomyopathy has been reported by people with diabetes, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, depression, breast cancer.
On May, 30, 2013: 16,118 people reported to have side effects when taking Vitamin e. Among them, 58 people (0.36%) have Cardiomyopathy.
Time on Vitamin e when people have Cardiomyopathy * :
Gender of people who have Cardiomyopathy when taking Vitamin e * :
Age of people who have Cardiomyopathy when taking Vitamin e * :
Severity of Cardiomyopathy when taking Vitamin e ** :
How people recovered from Cardiomyopathy ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Breast cancer metastatic (8 people, 13.79%)
- Multiple sclerosis (6 people, 10.34%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (4 people, 6.90%)
- Hypertension (4 people, 6.90%)
- Hypothyroidism (4 people, 6.90%)
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Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lasix (18 people, 31.03%)
- Lipitor (16 people, 27.59%)
- Coumadin (12 people, 20.69%)
- Prednisone (11 people, 18.97%)
- Calcium (11 people, 18.97%)
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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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