Vitamin b12 and Constipation - from FDA reports


Summary

Constipation is found among people who take Vitamin b12, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Vitamin D, and have Multiple myeloma. This review analyzes which people have Constipation with Vitamin b12. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 33,497 people who have side effects when taking Vitamin b12 from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Oct, 20, 2017

33,497 people reported to have side effects when taking Vitamin b12.
Among them, 898 people (2.68%) have Constipation


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Vitamin b12 cause Constipation?

Time on Vitamin b12 when people have Constipation *:

  • < 1 month: 68.75 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 12.5 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 6.25 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 6.25 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 6.25 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Vitamin b12 *:

  • female: 67.78 %
  • male: 32.22 %

Age of people who have Constipation when taking Vitamin b12 *:

  • 0-1: 0.16 %
  • 2-9: 0.31 %
  • 10-19: 0.16 %
  • 20-29: 1.56 %
  • 30-39: 3.42 %
  • 40-49: 9.64 %
  • 50-59: 19.6 %
  • 60+: 65.16 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Myeloma (98 people, 10.91%)
  • Pain (96 people, 10.69%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (73 people, 8.13%)
  • High Blood Pressure (71 people, 7.91%)
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (56 people, 6.24%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Vitamin D (189 people, 21.05%)
  • Vitamin D3 (168 people, 18.71%)
  • Vitamin C (113 people, 12.58%)
  • Lasix (98 people, 10.91%)
  • Calcium (94 people, 10.47%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Diarrhea (231 people, 25.72%)
  • Nausea (224 people, 24.94%)
  • Weakness (186 people, 20.71%)
  • Pain (138 people, 15.37%)
  • Dizziness (138 people, 15.37%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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