A study for a 58 year old man who takes B-12 - from FDA reports

86 males aged 58 (±5) who take the same drug are studied. This is a personalized study for a 58 year old male patient who has Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA.

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On Nov, 13, 2018

86 males aged 58 (±5) who take B-12 are studied.

Number of reports submitted per year:

B-12 for a 58-year old man.

Information of the patient in this study:

  • Age: 58
  • Gender: male
  • Conditions: Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
  • Drugs taken:
    • B-12 (vitamin b12)

eHealthMe real world results:

Most common side effects over time

< 1 month:
  1. Hypoaesthesia (reduced sense of touch or sensation)
  2. Hyperhidrosis (abnormally increased sweating)
  3. Vertebrobasilar circulatory disorders (several disorders involving the basilar and vertebral arteries which disrupts blood flow to the brain stem and cerebellum clinical episodic dizziness, double vision, weakness, and dysarthria)
  4. Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)
  5. Paleness (unusual lightness of skin colour)
  6. Chest pain
  7. Depressed mood
  8. Itching
  9. Nausea and vomiting
  10. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
1 - 6 months:
6 - 12 months:
  1. Agranulocytosis (a deficiency of granulocytes in the blood, causing increased vulnerability to infection)
1 - 2 years:
2 - 5 years:
5 - 10 years:
10+ years:
not specified:
  1. Speech impairment (adult) (inability to speak (adult))
  2. Bronchitis (inflammation of the mucous membrane in the bronchial tubes)
  3. Muscle spasticity (tight or stiff muscles and an inability to control those muscles)
  4. Visual impairment
  5. Anal pruritus (anal itching)
  6. Hernia (hernia happens when part of an internal organ or tissue bulges through a weak area of muscle)
  7. Ascites (accumulation of fluid in the abdominal cavity)
  8. Irritability
  9. Varices oesophageal (enlarged and swollen veins at the bottom of the oesophagus, near the stomach)
  10. Septic shock (shock due to blood infection)

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Crohn's Disease (condition that causes inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract): 29 people, 33.72%
  2. High Blood Pressure : 17 people, 19.77%
  3. Pain : 12 people, 13.95%
  4. High Blood Cholesterol : 11 people, 12.79%
  5. Preventive Health Care : 10 people, 11.63%
  6. Diabetes : 10 people, 11.63%
  7. Lung Neoplasm Malignant (cancer tumour of lung): 7 people, 8.14%
  8. Anaemia (lack of blood): 6 people, 6.98%
  9. Hypersensitivity : 5 people, 5.81%
  10. Depression : 5 people, 5.81%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Humira (26 people, 30.23%)
  2. Folic Acid (14 people, 16.28%)
  3. Lisinopril (14 people, 16.28%)
  4. Omeprazole (12 people, 13.95%)
  5. Aspirin (10 people, 11.63%)
  6. Fish Oil (9 people, 10.47%)
  7. Amlodipine (8 people, 9.30%)
  8. Pentasa (8 people, 9.30%)
  9. Zometa (7 people, 8.14%)
  10. Potassium (7 people, 8.14%)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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