Will you have Tiredness with Vitamin b12 - from FDA reports

Summary

Tiredness is found among people who take Vitamin b12, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Vitamin D, 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 Tiredness 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 Tiredness?

Tiredness has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, hepatitis c, depression (latest reports from 512,720 Tiredness 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, 17, 2019

50,965 people reported to have side effects when taking Vitamin b12.
Among them, 5,285 people (10.37%) have Tiredness


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Vitamin b12 cause Tiredness?

Time on Vitamin b12 when people have Tiredness *:

  • < 1 month: 25.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 31.25 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 15.62 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 15.62 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 3.12 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 9.38 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Tiredness when taking Vitamin b12 *:

  • female: 69.27 %
  • male: 30.73 %

Age of people who have Tiredness when taking Vitamin b12 *:

  • 0-1: 0.03 %
  • 2-9: 0.13 %
  • 10-19: 0.42 %
  • 20-29: 2.71 %
  • 30-39: 6.61 %
  • 40-49: 11.86 %
  • 50-59: 20.76 %
  • 60+: 57.47 %

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): 628 people, 11.88%
  2. Pain: 397 people, 7.51%
  3. Multiple Myeloma (cancer of the plasma cells): 368 people, 6.96%
  4. Rheumatoid Arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints): 361 people, 6.83%
  5. Crohn's Disease (condition that causes inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract): 350 people, 6.62%
  6. High Blood Pressure: 342 people, 6.47%
  7. High Blood Cholesterol: 291 people, 5.51%
  8. Depression: 230 people, 4.35%
  9. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (a condition in which stomach contents leak backward from the stomach into the oesophagus): 222 people, 4.20%
  10. Stress And Anxiety: 198 people, 3.75%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Vitamin D: 1,164 people, 22.02%
  2. Vitamin D3: 1,146 people, 21.68%
  3. Calcium: 652 people, 12.34%
  4. Vitamin C: 631 people, 11.94%
  5. Fish Oil: 494 people, 9.35%
  6. Synthroid: 483 people, 9.14%
  7. Magnesium: 433 people, 8.19%
  8. Tylenol: 424 people, 8.02%
  9. Humira: 419 people, 7.93%
  10. Metformin: 338 people, 6.40%

Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Weakness: 1,257 people, 23.78%
  2. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 1,097 people, 20.76%
  3. Diarrhea: 917 people, 17.35%
  4. Headache (pain in head): 835 people, 15.80%
  5. Dizziness: 818 people, 15.48%
  6. Pain: 720 people, 13.62%
  7. Breathing Difficulty: 675 people, 12.77%
  8. Joint Pain: 649 people, 12.28%
  9. Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness): 580 people, 10.97%
  10. Rashes (redness): 564 people, 10.67%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you have Tiredness while taking Vitamin b12?


You are not alone:





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

Severity of Tiredness *:
  • least: 3.03 %
  • moderate: 45.45 %
  • severe: 40.91 %
  • most severe: 10.61 %
How people recovered from Tiredness *:
  • while on drug: 2.44 %
  • after off the drug: 2.44 %
  • not yet: 95.12 %
Effectiveness of Vitamin b12 when people have Tiredness *:
  • not at all: 11.54 %
  • somewhat: 34.62 %
  • moderate: 36.54 %
  • high: 11.54 %
  • very high: 5.77 %
Race of the people *:
  • African American, Non-Hispanic: 1.64 %
  • American Indian/Alaska Native: 1.64 %
  • Asian: 3.28 %
  • Hispanic: 0.0 %
  • Native Hawaiians/Pacific Islanders: 0.0 %
  • Two or more races: 8.2 %
  • White, Non-Hispanic: 85.25 %

* Approximation only.


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