Review: could Vitamins cause Dry Mouth?


Summary

Dry mouth is found among people who take Vitamins, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 10+ years, 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, 214 have Dry mouth. Find out below who they are, when they have Dry mouth 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)

Dry Mouth

Dry mouth has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, fever, pain, drug ineffective, diarrhea (latest reports from 46,568 Dry mouth patients).

On Sep, 21, 2016

13,595 people reported to have side effects when taking Vitamins.
Among them, 214 people (1.57%) have Dry Mouth


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Vitamins cause Dry mouth?

Time on Vitamins when people have Dry Mouth *:

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

Gender of people who have Dry Mouth when taking Vitamins *:

  • female: 77.62 %
  • male: 22.38 %

Age of people who have Dry Mouth when taking Vitamins *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 7.14 %
  • 40-49: 11.54 %
  • 50-59: 20.33 %
  • 60+: 60.99 %

Severity if Dry Mouth when taking Vitamins **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 66.67 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 33.33 %

How people recovered from Dry Mouth **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Osteoporosis (49 people, 22.90%)
  • Osteopenia (36 people, 16.82%)
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (18 people, 8.41%)
  • Hypertension (16 people, 7.48%)
  • Depression (14 people, 6.54%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Fosamax (57 people, 26.64%)
  • Alendronate Sodium (34 people, 15.89%)
  • Aspirin (22 people, 10.28%)
  • Prilosec (20 people, 9.35%)
  • Spiriva (18 people, 8.41%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Femur Fracture (54 people, 25.23%)
  • Fall (52 people, 24.30%)
  • Osteoarthritis (49 people, 22.90%)
  • Fatigue (46 people, 21.50%)
  • Arthralgia (45 people, 21.03%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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