Review: could Vitamins cause Choking?


Summary

Choking is found among people who take Vitamins, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Fosamax, and have Osteoporosis . We study 13,595 people who have side effects while taking Vitamins from FDA and social media. Among them, 48 have Choking. Find out below who they are, when they have Choking and more.

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Vitamins

Vitamins has active ingredients of ascorbic acid; biotin; cyanocobalamin; dexpanthenol; ergocalciferol; folic acid; niacinamide; pyridoxine hydrochloride; riboflavin phosphate sodium; thiamine hydrochloride; vitamin a; vitamin e. It is often used in vitamin supplementation. (latest outcomes from Vitamins 53,965 users)

Choking

Choking (mechanical obstruction of the flow of air from the environment into the lungs) has been reported by people with oesophageal achalasia, swallowing difficulty, drowsiness, diarrhea, foot fracture (latest reports from 8,687 Choking patients).

On Sep, 19, 2016

13,595 people reported to have side effects when taking Vitamins.
Among them, 48 people (0.35%) have Choking


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Vitamins cause Choking?

Time on Vitamins when people have Choking *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 100 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Choking when taking Vitamins *:

  • female: 89.58 %
  • male: 10.42 %

Age of people who have Choking when taking Vitamins *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 20.93 %
  • 60+: 79.07 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Osteoporosis (7 people, 14.58%)
  • Weight Control (5 people, 10.42%)
  • Sinus Disorder (5 people, 10.42%)
  • Pain (5 people, 10.42%)
  • Asthma (4 people, 8.33%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Fosamax (10 people, 20.83%)
  • Lisinopril (8 people, 16.67%)
  • Singulair (7 people, 14.58%)
  • Simvastatin (7 people, 14.58%)
  • Ibuprofen (6 people, 12.50%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Dysphagia (12 people, 25.00%)
  • Cough (11 people, 22.92%)
  • Gait Disturbance (7 people, 14.58%)
  • Drug Ineffective (7 people, 14.58%)
  • Retching (6 people, 12.50%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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