A study for a 16 year old girl who takes Vitamin D3 - from FDA reports

918 females aged 16 (±5) who take the same drug are studied. This is a personalized study for a 16 year old female patient who has Lymphedema. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA.

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On Jun, 13, 2018

918 females aged 16 (±5) who take Vitamin D3 are studied.

Number of reports submitted per year:

Vitamin D3 for a 16-year old girl.

Information of the patient in this study:

  • Age: 16
  • Gender: female
  • Conditions: Lymphedema
  • Drugs taken:
    • Vitamin D3 (ergocalciferol)

eHealthMe real world results:

Most common side effects over time

< 1 month:
  1. Tremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body)
  2. Splenomegaly (enlargement of spleen)
  3. Heavy or prolong menstrual bleeding
  4. Hyperlipidaemia (presence of excess lipids in the blood)
  5. Bronchospasm (spasm of bronchial smooth muscle producing narrowing of the bronchi)
1 - 6 months:
  1. Ulcerative colitis (inflammatory bowel disease (ibd). it causes swelling, ulcerations, and loss of function of the large intestine)
  2. Thrombocytopenia (decrease of platelets in blood)
  3. Musculoskeletal disorder (disease of the body's muscles, joints, tendons, ligaments and nerves)
  4. Drug resistance (reduction in effectiveness of a drug)
  5. Diarrhea
6 - 12 months:
  1. Chest pain
1 - 2 years:
  1. Suicide attempt
  2. Retrograde amnesia (a loss of memory-access to events that occurred, or information that was learned, before an injury or the onset of a disease)
  3. Dehydration (dryness resulting from the removal of water)
  4. Intentional overdose
  5. Thought blocking (a sudden inability to finish a thought)
2 - 5 years:
  1. Hypocalcaemia (levels of calcium in blood serum are abnormally low)
  2. Cardiopulmonary failure (cessation of normal circulation of the blood due to failure of the heart to contract)
  3. Meningitis aseptic (a condition that causes the membranes covering your brain and spinal cord to become inflamed)
  4. Pain
  5. Headache (pain in head)
5 - 10 years:
10+ years:
not specified:
  1. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  2. Crohn's disease (condition that causes inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract)
  3. Nausea and vomiting
  4. Abdominal pain
  5. Headache (pain in head)

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Crohn's Disease (condition that causes inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract): 184 people, 20.04%
  2. Cystic Fibrosis (disease of the secretary glands): 80 people, 8.71%
  3. Inflammatory Bowel Disease : 70 people, 7.63%
  4. Vitamin Supplementation : 53 people, 5.77%
  5. Narcolepsy (brain's inability to regulate sleep-wake cycles normally): 48 people, 5.23%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Remicade (189 people, 20.59%)
  2. Humira (156 people, 16.99%)
  3. Calcium (111 people, 12.09%)
  4. Methotrexate (85 people, 9.26%)
  5. Pulmozyme (80 people, 8.71%)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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