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Review: could Vitamin e cause Loose stools?

Summary: Loose stools could be caused by Vitamin e, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take Aspirin, and have Osteoporosis.

We study 16,290 people who have side effects while taking Vitamin e from FDA and social media. Among them, 50 have Loose stools. Find out below who they are, when they have Loose stools and more.

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Vitamin e

Vitamin e (latest outcomes from 16,464 users) has active ingredients of tocopherols and tocotrienols. It is often used in general physical condition abnormal.

Loose stools

Loose stools (latest reports from 9,190 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, depression, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol.

On Apr, 15, 2014: 16,323 people reported to have side effects when taking Vitamin e. Among them, 50 people (0.31%) have Loose Stools. They amount to 0.54% of all the 9,190 people who have Loose Stools on eHealthMe.

Trend of Loose stools in Vitamin e reports

Time on Vitamin e when people have Loose stools * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Loose stools0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Loose stools when taking Vitamin e * :

FemaleMale
Loose stools64.00%36.00%

Age of people who have Loose stools when taking Vitamin e * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Loose stools0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%9.52%7.14%83.33%

Severity of Loose stools when taking Vitamin e ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Loose stools0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Loose stools ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Loose stools0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Osteoporosis (8 people, 16.00%)
  2. Atrial fibrillation (4 people, 8.00%)
  3. Rheumatoid arthritis (3 people, 6.00%)
  4. Gastritis (2 people, 4.00%)
  5. Hypertension (2 people, 4.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (12 people, 24.00%)
  2. Prevacid (9 people, 18.00%)
  3. Coumadin (9 people, 18.00%)
  4. Multi-vitamin (8 people, 16.00%)
  5. Prilosec (8 people, 16.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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On eHealthMe, Vitamin E (tocopherols and tocotrienols) is often used for general physical condition abnormal. Find out below the conditions Vitamin E is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

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