Will you have Memory loss with Vitamin b12 - from FDA reports

Summary

Memory loss 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 D3, and have Multiple sclerosis. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 50,965 people who have side effects when taking Vitamin b12 from FDA, and is updated regularly.



What's eHealthMe?

eHealthMe is a health data analysis company based in Mountain View, California. eHealthMe monitors and analyzes the outcomes of drugs and supplements that are currently on the market. The results are readily available to health care professionals and consumers.

eHealthMe has released original studies on market drugs and worked with leading universities and institutions such as IBM, London Health Science Centre, Mayo Clinic, Northwestern University and VA. eHealthMe studies have now been referenced in over 500 peer-reviewed medical publications.

How we gather our data?

Healthcare data is obtained from a number of sources including the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). This information is aggregated and used to produce personalized reports that patients can reference.

The information that eHealthMe collects includes:

  • Side effects (including severity and how people recover from them)
  • Associated conditions or symptoms
  • Drug effectiveness
  • Demographic data regarding drug use

How the study uses the data?

The study is based on cobalamin (the active ingredients of Vitamin b12) and Vitamin b12 (the brand name). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are not considered. Synonyms of Memory loss are also considered in the study.

What is Vitamin b12?

Vitamin b12 has active ingredients of cobalamin. It is often used in vitamin b12 deficiency. (latest outcomes from Vitamin b12 52,249 users)

What is Memory loss?

Memory loss has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, pain, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 142,874 Memory loss patients).

How to use the study?

Patients can bring a copy of the report to their healthcare provider to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood. It is recommended that patients use the information presented as a part of a broader decision-making process.


On Mar, 19, 2019

50,965 people reported to have side effects when taking Vitamin b12.
Among them, 1,308 people (2.57%) have Memory loss


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Vitamin b12 cause Memory loss?

Time on Vitamin b12 when people have Memory loss *:

  • < 1 month: 50 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 25 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 25 %

Gender of people who have Memory loss when taking Vitamin b12 *:

  • female: 73.75 %
  • male: 26.25 %

Age of people who have Memory loss when taking Vitamin b12 *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.11 %
  • 20-29: 2.23 %
  • 30-39: 7.64 %
  • 40-49: 13.06 %
  • 50-59: 23.67 %
  • 60+: 53.29 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Multiple Sclerosis (a nervous system disease that affects your brain and spinal cord. it damages the myelin sheath): 279 people, 21.33%
  2. Pain: 124 people, 9.48%
  3. High Blood Cholesterol: 117 people, 8.94%
  4. High Blood Pressure: 114 people, 8.72%
  5. Depression: 84 people, 6.42%
  6. Narcolepsy (brain's inability to regulate sleep-wake cycles normally): 77 people, 5.89%
  7. Stress And Anxiety: 75 people, 5.73%
  8. Gait Disturbance: 74 people, 5.66%
  9. Crohn's Disease (condition that causes inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract): 65 people, 4.97%
  10. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (a condition in which stomach contents leak backward from the stomach into the oesophagus): 63 people, 4.82%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Vitamin D3: 331 people, 25.31%
  2. Vitamin D: 326 people, 24.92%
  3. Fish Oil: 165 people, 12.61%
  4. Vitamin C: 158 people, 12.08%
  5. Ampyra: 152 people, 11.62%
  6. Lyrica: 143 people, 10.93%
  7. Calcium: 140 people, 10.70%
  8. Magnesium: 121 people, 9.25%
  9. Synthroid: 114 people, 8.72%
  10. Cymbalta: 110 people, 8.41%

Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Weakness: 250 people, 19.11%
  2. Dizziness: 213 people, 16.28%
  3. Fall: 209 people, 15.98%
  4. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 181 people, 13.84%
  5. Pain: 177 people, 13.53%
  6. Stress And Anxiety: 168 people, 12.84%
  7. Headache (pain in head): 165 people, 12.61%
  8. Gait Disturbance: 158 people, 12.08%
  9. Feeling Abnormal: 154 people, 11.77%
  10. Confusional State: 153 people, 11.70%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.


Do you have Memory loss while taking Vitamin b12?

You are not alone:





Results from eHealthMe (non-FDA) reports of Memory loss with Vitamin b12

Severity of Memory loss *:
  • least: 12.5 %
  • moderate: 53.12 %
  • severe: 31.25 %
  • most severe: 3.12 %
How people recovered from Memory loss *:
  • while on drug: 4.76 %
  • after off the drug: 4.76 %
  • not yet: 90.48 %
Effectiveness of Vitamin b12 when people have Memory loss *:
  • not at all: 3.57 %
  • somewhat: 25.0 %
  • moderate: 35.71 %
  • high: 32.14 %
  • very high: 3.57 %
Race of the people *:
  • African American, Non-Hispanic: 10.71 %
  • American Indian/Alaska Native: 3.57 %
  • Asian: 3.57 %
  • Hispanic: 3.57 %
  • Native Hawaiians/Pacific Islanders: 0.0 %
  • Two or more races: 3.57 %
  • White, Non-Hispanic: 75.0 %

* Approximation only.


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