Will you have Malabsorption with Vitamin b6 - from FDA reports


Malabsorption is found among people who take Vitamin b6, especially for people who are male, 60+ old also take medication Vitamin B12, and have Gastroesophageal reflux disease. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 8,163 people who have side effects when taking Vitamin b6 from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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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 pyridoxine (the active ingredients of Vitamin b6) and Vitamin b6 (the brand name). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are not considered. Synonyms of Malabsorption are also considered in the study.

What is Vitamin b6?

Vitamin b6 has active ingredients of pyridoxine. It is often used in energy increased. (latest outcomes from Vitamin b6 8,484 users)

What is Malabsorption?

Malabsorption (a state arising from abnormality in absorption of food nutrients across the gastrointestinal (gi) tract) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, gastroesophageal reflux disease, high blood cholesterol, depression (latest reports from 6,001 Malabsorption 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, 14, 2019

8,163 people reported to have side effects when taking Vitamin b6.
Among them, 6 people (0.07%) have Malabsorption

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Vitamin b6 cause Malabsorption?

Gender of people who have Malabsorption when taking Vitamin b6 *:

  • female: 40 %
  • male: 60 %

Age of people who have Malabsorption when taking Vitamin b6 *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 33.33 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 66.67 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (a condition in which stomach contents leak backward from the stomach into the oesophagus): 2 people, 33.33%
  2. Gastric Ulcer (stomach ulcer): 1 person, 16.67%
  3. Agranulocytosis (a deficiency of granulocytes in the blood, causing increased vulnerability to infection): 1 person, 16.67%
  4. Anaemia (lack of blood): 1 person, 16.67%
  5. Back Pain: 1 person, 16.67%
  6. Bacterial Infection: 1 person, 16.67%
  7. Blood Pressure Management: 1 person, 16.67%
  8. Cataplexy (loss of muscle tone accompanied by full conscious awareness): 1 person, 16.67%
  9. Chemotherapy: 1 person, 16.67%
  10. Constipation: 1 person, 16.67%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Vitamin B12: 4 people, 66.67%
  2. Lovenox: 2 people, 33.33%
  3. Zovirax: 2 people, 33.33%
  4. Nexium: 2 people, 33.33%
  5. Coumadin: 2 people, 33.33%
  6. Oxycontin: 2 people, 33.33%
  7. Coenzyme Q10: 2 people, 33.33%
  8. Prilosec: 2 people, 33.33%
  9. Flaxseed: 2 people, 33.33%
  10. Provigil: 2 people, 33.33%

Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Nausea And Vomiting: 3 people, 50.00%
  2. Anaemia (lack of blood): 3 people, 50.00%
  3. Drug Ineffective: 3 people, 50.00%
  4. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 2 people, 33.33%
  5. Oedema Peripheral (superficial swelling): 2 people, 33.33%
  6. Metastases To Liver (cancer spreads to liver): 2 people, 33.33%
  7. Osteoporosis (bones weak and more likely to break): 2 people, 33.33%
  8. Rashes (redness): 2 people, 33.33%
  9. Joint Pain: 2 people, 33.33%
  10. Itching: 2 people, 33.33%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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