Review: could Vitamin e cause Cardiomyopathy?
Summary: Cardiomyopathy is found among people who take Vitamin e, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Lasix, and have Breast cancer metastatic.
We study 16,333 people who have side effects while taking Vitamin e from FDA and social media. Among them, 59 have Cardiomyopathy. Find out below who they are, when they have Cardiomyopathy and more.
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Vitamin e has active ingredients of tocopherols and tocotrienols. It is often used in fibrocystic breast disease. (latest outcomes from 16,509 Vitamin e users)
Cardiomyopathy (weakening of the heart muscle) has been reported by people with diabetes, high blood pressure, depression, multiple sclerosis, breast cancer. (latest reports from 11,247 Cardiomyopathy patients)
On Feb, 1, 2015: 16,333 people reported to have side effects when taking Vitamin e. Among them, 59 people (0.36%) have Cardiomyopathy.
Time on Vitamin e when people have Cardiomyopathy * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
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 ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Cardiomyopathy ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Breast cancer metastatic (8 people, 13.56%)
- Multiple sclerosis (6 people, 10.17%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (4 people, 6.78%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (4 people, 6.78%)
- Hypertension (4 people, 6.78%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lasix (18 people, 30.51%)
- Lipitor (16 people, 27.12%)
- Coumadin (12 people, 20.34%)
- Prednisone (11 people, 18.64%)
- Calcium (11 people, 18.64%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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