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Review: could Vitamin e cause Cardiomyopathy?

We study 16,304 people who have side effects while taking Vitamin e from FDA and social media. Among them, 58 have Cardiomyopathy. Find out below who they are, when they have Cardiomyopathy and more.

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Vitamin e

Vitamin e (latest outcomes from 16,476 users) has active ingredients of tocopherols and tocotrienols. It is often used in health.

Cardiomyopathy

Cardiomyopathy (weakening of the heart muscle) (latest reports from 74,647 patients) has been reported by people with diabetes, high blood pressure, depression, multiple sclerosis, breast cancer.

On Jul, 28, 2014: 16,304 people reported to have side effects when taking Vitamin e. Among them, 58 people (0.36%) have Cardiomyopathy. They amount to 0.08% of all the 74,609 people who have Cardiomyopathy on eHealthMe.

Trend of Cardiomyopathy in Vitamin e reports

Time on Vitamin e when people have Cardiomyopathy * :

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Gender of people who have Cardiomyopathy when taking Vitamin e * :

FemaleMale
Cardiomyopathy65.52%34.48%

Age of people who have Cardiomyopathy when taking Vitamin e * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Cardiomyopathy0.00%0.00%2.13%4.26%0.00%6.38%27.66%59.57%

Severity of Cardiomyopathy when taking Vitamin e ** :

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How people recovered from Cardiomyopathy ** :

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Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Breast cancer metastatic (8 people, 13.79%)
  2. Multiple sclerosis (6 people, 10.34%)
  3. Rheumatoid arthritis (4 people, 6.90%)
  4. Hypertension (4 people, 6.90%)
  5. Hypothyroidism (4 people, 6.90%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lasix (18 people, 31.03%)
  2. Lipitor (16 people, 27.59%)
  3. Coumadin (12 people, 20.69%)
  4. Prednisone (11 people, 18.97%)
  5. Calcium (11 people, 18.97%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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