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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
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Satisfaction
6.3
4.4  Effectiveness
3.7  Side Effects
4.7  Holistic Benefits

RateADrug users have reported 4 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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Effectiveness of Centrum Multivitamin by Condition
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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 4.5% 6.8% 68.2% 17.4% 3%
Balance/Equilibrium 4.5% 3.8% 80.3% 8.3% 3%
Blood Pressure 3% 2.3% 88.6% 5.3% 0.8%
Breathing 3% 2.3% 85.6% 8.3% 0.8%
Confidence 6.1% 4.5% 75.8% 11.4% 2.3%
Coordination/Motor Skills 2.3% 8.3% 68.9% 18.2% 2.3%
Digestion 5.3% 8.3% 74.2% 8.3% 3.8%
Emotional Well-being 3.8% 9.1% 74.2% 10.6% 2.3%
Energy 9.8% 9% 48.1% 24.8% 8.3%
Eyesight 4.5% 3.8% 84.1% 5.3% 2.3%
Memory 3.8% 7.6% 78% 8.3% 2.3%
Mental Clarity 5.3% 5.3% 73.5% 12.9% 3%
Pain 4.5% 6.1% 81.8% 5.3% 2.3%
Patience 4.5% 4.5% 83.3% 4.5% 3%
Sexual Health 3% 5.3% 81.8% 7.6% 2.3%
Skin Complexion 4.5% 5.3% 78% 10.6% 1.5%
Sleep 3% 8.3% 72% 13.6% 3%
Stress Level 4.5% 6.8% 70.5% 16.7% 1.5%
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Commonly Reported Centrum Multivitamin Side Effects
RateADrug survey participants experienced these commonly reported side effects:
Effect on:NoneMildModerateStrongSevere
Abdominal Pain 86.2% 9.2% 2.3% 2.3% 0%
Allergic Reaction 92.2% 2.6% 0.9% 3.5% 0.9%
Anxiety 82.9% 2.4% 7.3% 0% 7.3%
Blurred Vision 90.2% 7.3% 0% 0% 2.4%
Breathing Difficulties 92.7% 2.4% 2.4% 2.4% 0%
Change in Weight 92.1% 2.6% 2.6% 1.8% 0.9%
Cold Symptoms 90.2% 4.9% 4.9% 0% 0%
Confusion 92.7% 7.3% 0% 0% 0%
Constipation 89.7% 3.4% 4.6% 2.3% 0%
Dark / Tarry Stools 89.6% 5.2% 1.7% 2.6% 0.9%
Depression 92.7% 0% 2.4% 2.4% 2.4%
Diarrhea 93% 5.5% 0% 1.6% 0%
Dizziness 88.3% 5.5% 2.3% 1.6% 2.3%
Drowsiness 87.8% 4.9% 2.4% 2.4% 2.4%
Fatigue 84.4% 6.2% 3.1% 2.3% 3.9%
Fever 95.1% 4.9% 0% 0% 0%
Gas 92.7% 2.4% 2.4% 0% 2.4%
Headache 89.1% 4.7% 1.6% 0% 4.7%
Insomnia 85.4% 9.8% 0% 2.4% 2.4%
Irregular Heartbeat 85.4% 2.4% 7.3% 2.4% 2.4%
Mood Swings 87.8% 0% 9.8% 2.4% 0%
Muscle Cramping 92.7% 2.4% 4.9% 0% 0%
Nausea 89.6% 3.5% 3.5% 0.9% 2.6%
Sensitivity to Light 92.7% 0% 7.3% 0% 0%
Sexual Dysfunction 97.6% 0% 2.4% 0% 0%
Stomach Ache 87.8% 4.9% 4.9% 2.4% 0%
Vomiting 95.6% 1.8% 0.9% 0.9% 0.9%
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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 93% 4.4% 1.8% 0.9% 0%
Bleeding 97.4% 0.9% 0.9% 0.9% 0%
Bone Pain / Ache 87.7% 4.4% 2.6% 2.6% 2.6%
Breathing Difficulties 94.3% 3.4% 1.1% 0% 1.1%
Change in Sex Drive 91.2% 5.3% 3.5% 0% 0%
Drowsiness 92% 1.1% 4.6% 0% 2.3%
Dry Mouth 89.6% 5.2% 0.9% 2.6% 1.7%
Fever 95.4% 2.3% 2.3% 0% 0%
High Blood Pressure 94.3% 2.3% 2.3% 0% 1.1%
Irregular Heartbeat 93.1% 4.6% 2.3% 0% 0%
Metallic Taste in Mouth 93.9% 3.5% 0% 0% 2.6%
Mood Swings 87.4% 8% 1.1% 0% 3.4%
Muscle / Joint Pain 86.8% 5.3% 2.6% 1.8% 3.5%
Reduced Libido 96% 2% 2% 0% 0%
Runny Nose 89.5% 4.4% 1.8% 1.8% 2.6%
Sensitivity to Light 92% 3.4% 1.1% 0% 3.4%
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Episodes since taking Centrum Multivitamin
Since taking Centrum Multivitamin Rate a Drug survey participants reported these episodes:
Auto Accident 1.1%
Fall 4.3%
Hospitalization 1.6%
Seizure 1.6%
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29 Mar 2018 It is affecting my genital area especially my penis and groin areas. I have painful anal haemorrhoids. Redness behind each ear.
   —Posted by Reginald Rawlinson
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23 Jan 2018 I was just wondering whether to use Centrum or not? But prior to that I thought of reading the side effects of the Multivitamins. Thanks to those who have posted about the negative side of it.
   —Posted by Anonymous
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21 Jan 2018 Ever since i started taking centrum, i've been experiencing many health issues, sore throat issues, non-stop cough and fatigue. This has been the worst decision in my life. Please stay AWAY from centrum.
   —Posted by Bobby
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26 Mar 2017 I've been feeling horrible since I started to take centrum, I can't barely eat, I feel sick all the time and super tired. Some days I had fever and I had a rash next to my mouth. I was wondering whether someone had something similar, and if so whether it should be something to be worried about. I am having some medical test this week.. Although the doctor doesn't think that is because of the multivitamin supplement. I am pretty sure it is, I only feel like this when I take it. I started to take it and then I felt bad, I stopped and I was feeling better but since my doctor said that centrum wouldn't cause me this effects I started to take it again, and back again feeling bad.
   —Posted by Anonymous
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19 Feb 2017 Since I have started taking vitamin I have been sneezing, feeling tired and faint, moody swings, depression and suicidal thoughts.
   —Posted by Mehoganie
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