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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
5.1  Holistic Benefits

RateADrug users have reported 3 Centrum Multivitamin side effects and 4 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% 68.9% 18.5% 1.7%
Balance/Equilibrium 3.4% 3.4% 82.4% 9.2% 1.7%
Blood Pressure 3.4% 0.8% 89.9% 5.9% 0%
Breathing 3.4% 2.5% 85.7% 8.4% 0%
Confidence 5.9% 3.4% 77.3% 11.8% 1.7%
Coordination/Motor Skills 2.5% 7.6% 68.9% 19.3% 1.7%
Digestion 5% 7.6% 75.6% 9.2% 2.5%
Emotional Well-being 3.4% 7.6% 75.6% 11.8% 1.7%
Energy 9.2% 10% 46.7% 26.7% 7.5%
Eyesight 5% 2.5% 86.6% 5% 0.8%
Memory 4.2% 6.7% 77.3% 9.2% 2.5%
Mental Clarity 5% 4.2% 74.8% 13.4% 2.5%
Pain 4.2% 3.4% 86.6% 4.2% 1.7%
Patience 4.2% 3.4% 84.9% 5% 2.5%
Sexual Health 2.5% 5.9% 81.5% 8.4% 1.7%
Skin Complexion 4.2% 5% 79% 10.9% 0.8%
Sleep 2.5% 8.4% 73.1% 15.1% 0.8%
Stress Level 5% 5% 72.3% 16.8% 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 89.7% 6.4% 2.6% 1.3% 0%
Allergic Reaction 95.1% 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 94.1% 2% 2% 1% 1%
Cold Symptoms 97.3% 2.7% 0% 0% 0%
Confusion 97.3% 2.7% 0% 0% 0%
Constipation 91% 3.8% 3.8% 1.3% 0%
Dark / Tarry Stools 93.2% 3.9% 0% 2.9% 0%
Depression 97.3% 0% 0% 2.7% 0%
Diarrhea 94.8% 4.3% 0% 0.9% 0%
Dizziness 93.9% 1.7% 1.7% 0.9% 1.7%
Drowsiness 94.6% 0% 2.7% 2.7% 0%
Fatigue 89.6% 3.5% 3.5% 0.9% 2.6%
Fever 94.6% 5.4% 0% 0% 0%
Gas 97.3% 0% 2.7% 0% 0%
Headache 92.2% 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 93.2% 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 93.1% 2% 1% 2.9% 1%
Breathing Difficulties 94.9% 2.6% 1.3% 0% 1.3%
Change in Sex Drive 92.2% 4.9% 2.9% 0% 0%
Drowsiness 97.4% 0% 1.3% 0% 1.3%
Dry Mouth 93.2% 3.9% 0% 1.9% 1%
Fever 97.4% 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 89.7% 7.7% 0% 0% 2.6%
Muscle / Joint Pain 92.2% 3.9% 0% 2% 2%
Reduced Libido 97.6% 0% 2.4% 0% 0%
Runny Nose 92.2% 2.9% 2% 1% 2%
Sensitivity to Light 96.2% 1.3% 0% 0% 2.6%
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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 1.9%
Seizure 1.9%
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User Comments about Centrum Multivitamin
02 Feb 2014 Is centrum performance or women good for blood type A +??
   —Posted by Anonymous
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30 Jan 2014 I feel very well! so I need to know...how long should I take centrum? forever?
   —Posted by Yoly
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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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09 Nov 2012 I think Centrum multivitamin for adults under 50 is a great vitamin. I personally have not experienced any side effects. I will continue to use them and recommend Centrum to my friends and family.
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