Vitamin c and Headache - from FDA reports


Headache is found among people who take Vitamin c, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Vitamin D, and have Rheumatoid arthritis. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 32,510 people who have side effects when taking Vitamin c from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Sep, 13, 2018

32,510 people reported to have side effects when taking Vitamin c.
Among them, 2,067 people (6.36%) have Headache


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Vitamin c cause Headache?

Time on Vitamin c when people have Headache *:

Gender of people who have Headache when taking Vitamin c *:

  • female: 77.23 %
  • male: 22.77 %

Age of people who have Headache when taking Vitamin c *:

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Rheumatoid Arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints): 233 people, 11.27%
  2. Multiple Sclerosis (a nervous system disease that affects your brain and spinal cord. it damages the myelin sheath): 172 people, 8.32%
  3. Pain: 137 people, 6.63%
  4. High Blood Pressure: 127 people, 6.14%
  5. High Blood Cholesterol: 96 people, 4.64%

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Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Vitamin D: 545 people, 26.37%
  2. Vitamin B12: 377 people, 18.24%
  3. Vitamin D3: 371 people, 17.95%
  4. Calcium: 339 people, 16.40%
  5. Fish Oil: 313 people, 15.14%

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Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 560 people, 27.09%
  2. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 538 people, 26.03%
  3. Dizziness: 412 people, 19.93%
  4. Diarrhea: 310 people, 15.00%
  5. Pain: 308 people, 14.90%

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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

FDA reports used in this study



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