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Centrum Multivitamin

Main Ingredients:   Folic acid (AKA: Vitamin B9, Vitamin M, FA-8, Folicet), Niacin (AKA: Vitamin B3, Inositol Hexaniacinate, Niacinamide, Nicotinamide, Nicotinic Acid), Calcium, Folate, Vitamin B2 (AKA: Riboflavin), Vitamin B1 (AKA: Aneurin, Thiamin, Thiamine), Vitamin A (AKA: Retinol, Palmitate), Vitamin B12, Vitamin B6 (AKA: Pyridoxal, Pyridoxamine, Pyridoxine), Biotin (AKA: Vitamin B7, Vitamin H), Vitamin C (AKA: Ascorbic Acid), Vitamin D (AKA: Cholecalciferol, Calciferol, Calcitrol, Ergocalciferol), Vitamin E (AKA: Succinate), Magnesium, Zinc, Potassium, Iron (AKA: Ferrous Sulfate), Chromium (AKA: Chromium Picolinate), Phosphorus (AKA: Phos., Phos), Selenium (AKA: Selenium Metallicum, Selenium Met.), Vitamin K (AKA: Vitamin K2, Menadione, Menaphthone, Menaquinone, Phylloquinone), Boron, Manganese, Molybdenum, Vanadium (AKA: Vanadyl Sulfate, Vanadate), Folacin, Iodide, Chloride, Silicon

Supplement Categories:
Vitamins & Minerals  >  Multi-vitamins
User Ratings
Out of 10
Satisfaction
6.3
5.3  Effectiveness
3.3  Side Effects
5  Holistic Benefits

RateADrug users have reported 3 Centrum Multivitamin side effects and 3 Centrum Multivitamin benefits.

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Treatment Information
The generic name of this medication is not noted yet. Brand names are Vi-Daylin Multivitamin, Centrum and Theragran.

Centrum Multivitamin is manufactured by Wyeth Ayerst Pharmaceuticals.

The active ingredients of this medication are calcium phosphate and magnesium oxide.

This medication is a nutritional supplement for people whose diet may be deficient in certain vitamins and minerals.
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Reported Changes in Health and Well-Being
Since taking Centrum Multivitamin, RateADrug survey participants noticed these changes in their health:
Effect on:Much WorseWorseNo ChangeBetterMuch Better
Appetite 4.2% 6.7% 69.2% 18.3% 1.7%
Balance/Equilibrium 3.3% 3.3% 82.5% 9.2% 1.7%
Blood Pressure 3.3% 0.8% 90% 5.8% 0%
Breathing 3.3% 2.5% 85.8% 8.3% 0%
Confidence 5.8% 3.3% 77.5% 11.7% 1.7%
Coordination/Motor Skills 2.5% 7.5% 69.2% 19.2% 1.7%
Digestion 5% 7.5% 75.8% 9.2% 2.5%
Emotional Well-being 3.3% 7.5% 75.8% 11.7% 1.7%
Energy 9.1% 9.9% 47.1% 26.4% 7.4%
Eyesight 5% 2.5% 86.7% 5% 0.8%
Memory 4.2% 6.7% 77.5% 9.2% 2.5%
Mental Clarity 5% 4.2% 75% 13.3% 2.5%
Pain 4.2% 3.3% 86.7% 4.2% 1.7%
Patience 4.2% 3.3% 85% 5% 2.5%
Sexual Health 2.5% 5.8% 81.7% 8.3% 1.7%
Skin Complexion 4.2% 5% 79.2% 10.8% 0.8%
Sleep 2.5% 8.3% 73.3% 15% 0.8%
Stress Level 5% 5% 72.5% 16.7% 0.8%
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Commonly Reported Centrum Multivitamin Side Effects
RateADrug survey participants experienced these commonly reported side effects:
Effect on:NoneMildModerateStrongSevere
Abdominal Pain 89.9% 6.3% 2.5% 1.3% 0%
Allergic Reaction 95.2% 1.9% 1% 1.9% 0%
Anxiety 89.2% 2.7% 2.7% 0% 5.4%
Blurred Vision 94.6% 2.7% 0% 0% 2.7%
Breathing Difficulties 94.6% 0% 2.7% 2.7% 0%
Change in Weight 94.2% 1.9% 1.9% 1% 1%
Cold Symptoms 97.3% 2.7% 0% 0% 0%
Confusion 97.3% 2.7% 0% 0% 0%
Constipation 91.1% 3.8% 3.8% 1.3% 0%
Dark / Tarry Stools 93.3% 3.8% 0% 2.9% 0%
Depression 97.3% 0% 0% 2.7% 0%
Diarrhea 94.8% 4.3% 0% 0.9% 0%
Dizziness 94% 1.7% 1.7% 0.9% 1.7%
Drowsiness 94.6% 0% 2.7% 2.7% 0%
Fatigue 89.7% 3.4% 3.4% 0.9% 2.6%
Fever 94.6% 5.4% 0% 0% 0%
Gas 97.3% 0% 2.7% 0% 0%
Headache 92.3% 4.3% 0% 0% 3.4%
Insomnia 91.9% 5.4% 0% 2.7% 0%
Irregular Heartbeat 86.5% 2.7% 5.4% 2.7% 2.7%
Mood Swings 94.6% 0% 5.4% 0% 0%
Muscle Cramping 97.3% 0% 2.7% 0% 0%
Nausea 93.3% 1.9% 2.9% 1% 1%
Sensitivity to Light 97.3% 0% 2.7% 0% 0%
Sexual Dysfunction 97.3% 0% 2.7% 0% 0%
Stomach Ache 91.9% 5.4% 0% 2.7% 0%
Vomiting 97.1% 1% 1% 0% 1%
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Less Commonly Reported Centrum Multivitamin Side Effects
RateADrug survey participants experienced less commonly reported side effects:
Effect on:NoneMildModerateStrongSevere
Appetite Loss 95.1% 3.9% 1% 0% 0%
Bleeding 97.1% 1% 1% 1% 0%
Bone Pain / Ache 93.2% 1.9% 1% 2.9% 1%
Breathing Difficulties 94.9% 2.5% 1.3% 0% 1.3%
Change in Sex Drive 92.2% 4.9% 2.9% 0% 0%
Drowsiness 97.5% 0% 1.3% 0% 1.3%
Dry Mouth 93.3% 3.8% 0% 1.9% 1%
Fever 97.5% 1.3% 1.3% 0% 0%
High Blood Pressure 96.2% 1.3% 1.3% 0% 1.3%
Irregular Heartbeat 94.9% 3.8% 1.3% 0% 0%
Metallic Taste in Mouth 96.1% 1% 0% 0% 2.9%
Mood Swings 89.9% 7.6% 0% 0% 2.5%
Muscle / Joint Pain 92.2% 3.9% 0% 1.9% 1.9%
Reduced Libido 97.6% 0% 2.4% 0% 0%
Runny Nose 92.2% 2.9% 1.9% 1% 1.9%
Sensitivity to Light 96.2% 1.3% 0% 0% 2.5%
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Episodes since taking Centrum Multivitamin
Since taking Centrum Multivitamin Rate a Drug survey participants reported these episodes:
Auto Accident 1.2%
Fall 3.1%
Hospitalization 1.8%
Seizure 1.8%
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18 Jul 2014 nothing
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02 Feb 2014 Is centrum performance or women good for blood type A +??
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17 Jul 2014 What is the Side effect of Centrum Tablet
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30 Jan 2014 I feel very well! so I need to know...how long should I take centrum? forever?
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07 Dec 2013 I was having sleepless nights after when I was taking new 50+ when I stopped and changed to another multivitamin I started sleeping normally.
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31 Aug 2013 I been taking centrum adult under 50 and since I been taking them I been having problems with my ear clicking all the time with lots of pain.
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