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Review: could Vitamin e cause Constipation?

Summary: Constipation is found among people who take Vitamin e, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Aspirin, and have Osteoporosis.

We study 16,333 people who have side effects while taking Vitamin e from FDA and social media. Among them, 488 have Constipation. Find out below who they are, when they have Constipation and more.

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Vitamin e

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)

Constipation

Constipation has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 81,342 Constipation patients)

On Jan, 14, 2015: 16,333 people reported to have side effects when taking Vitamin e. Among them, 488 people (2.99%) have Constipation.

Trend of Constipation in Vitamin e reports

Time on Vitamin e when people have Constipation * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Constipation0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Constipation64.99%35.01%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Constipation0.45%0.00%0.91%0.23%3.17%10.66%14.29%70.29%

Severity of Constipation when taking Vitamin e ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Constipation0.00%50.00%0.00%50.00%

How people recovered from Constipation ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Osteoporosis (40 people, 8.20%)
  2. Pain (19 people, 3.89%)
  3. Depression (14 people, 2.87%)
  4. Parkinson's disease (13 people, 2.66%)
  5. Arthritis (11 people, 2.25%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (136 people, 27.87%)
  2. Ascorbic acid (109 people, 22.34%)
  3. Multi-vitamin (72 people, 14.75%)
  4. Lipitor (61 people, 12.50%)
  5. Synthroid (54 people, 11.07%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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    Cardiomyopathy has returned in 2010. E-F is 35%. Shortness of breath, tired, not able to walk my 3 miles a day. I am usually a very active person, but this has slowed me down again.

    Am hoping that a return to the meds will help me boost my E-F back to 45%. Really don't like the side effects.

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