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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
4.7  Effectiveness
3.5  Side Effects
4.9  Holistic Benefits

RateADrug users have reported 4 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 3.9% 7% 68% 18% 3.1%
Balance/Equilibrium 3.1% 3.9% 81.2% 8.6% 3.1%
Blood Pressure 3.1% 1.6% 89.1% 5.5% 0.8%
Breathing 3.1% 2.3% 85.9% 7.8% 0.8%
Confidence 5.5% 4.7% 76.6% 11.7% 1.6%
Coordination/Motor Skills 2.3% 7% 69.5% 18.8% 2.3%
Digestion 4.7% 7.8% 75% 8.6% 3.9%
Emotional Well-being 3.1% 8.6% 75.8% 10.9% 1.6%
Energy 8.5% 9.3% 48.8% 25.6% 7.8%
Eyesight 4.7% 2.3% 85.2% 5.5% 2.3%
Memory 3.9% 7% 78.1% 8.6% 2.3%
Mental Clarity 4.7% 4.7% 75% 13.3% 2.3%
Pain 3.9% 5.5% 83.6% 4.7% 2.3%
Patience 3.9% 3.9% 85.2% 4.7% 2.3%
Sexual Health 2.3% 5.5% 82% 7.8% 2.3%
Skin Complexion 3.9% 4.7% 78.9% 10.9% 1.6%
Sleep 2.3% 8.6% 72.7% 14.1% 2.3%
Stress Level 4.7% 6.2% 71.1% 17.2% 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 88.1% 8.3% 2.4% 1.2% 0%
Allergic Reaction 93.7% 2.7% 0.9% 2.7% 0%
Anxiety 85% 2.5% 7.5% 0% 5%
Blurred Vision 90% 7.5% 0% 0% 2.5%
Breathing Difficulties 92.5% 2.5% 2.5% 2.5% 0%
Change in Weight 93.6% 2.7% 1.8% 0.9% 0.9%
Cold Symptoms 92.5% 5% 2.5% 0% 0%
Confusion 92.5% 7.5% 0% 0% 0%
Constipation 91.7% 3.6% 3.6% 1.2% 0%
Dark / Tarry Stools 91.9% 4.5% 0.9% 2.7% 0%
Depression 95% 0% 2.5% 2.5% 0%
Diarrhea 92.7% 5.6% 0% 1.6% 0%
Dizziness 90.3% 5.6% 1.6% 0.8% 1.6%
Drowsiness 90% 5% 2.5% 2.5% 0%
Fatigue 86.3% 6.5% 3.2% 1.6% 2.4%
Fever 95% 5% 0% 0% 0%
Gas 95% 2.5% 2.5% 0% 0%
Headache 89.6% 4.8% 1.6% 0% 4%
Insomnia 87.5% 10% 0% 2.5% 0%
Irregular Heartbeat 85% 2.5% 7.5% 2.5% 2.5%
Mood Swings 90% 0% 10% 0% 0%
Muscle Cramping 92.5% 2.5% 5% 0% 0%
Nausea 91% 2.7% 3.6% 0.9% 1.8%
Sensitivity to Light 92.5% 0% 7.5% 0% 0%
Sexual Dysfunction 97.5% 0% 2.5% 0% 0%
Stomach Ache 90% 5% 2.5% 2.5% 0%
Vomiting 96.4% 1.8% 0.9% 0% 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 93.6% 4.5% 1.8% 0% 0%
Bleeding 97.3% 0.9% 0.9% 0.9% 0%
Bone Pain / Ache 89.1% 3.6% 1.8% 2.7% 2.7%
Breathing Difficulties 94% 3.6% 1.2% 0% 1.2%
Change in Sex Drive 90.9% 5.5% 3.6% 0% 0%
Drowsiness 94% 1.2% 2.4% 0% 2.4%
Dry Mouth 91% 5.4% 0% 1.8% 1.8%
Fever 96.4% 2.4% 1.2% 0% 0%
High Blood Pressure 95.2% 2.4% 1.2% 0% 1.2%
Irregular Heartbeat 92.9% 4.8% 2.4% 0% 0%
Metallic Taste in Mouth 95.5% 1.8% 0% 0% 2.7%
Mood Swings 89.3% 7.1% 0% 0% 3.6%
Muscle / Joint Pain 88.2% 4.5% 1.8% 1.8% 3.6%
Reduced Libido 97.9% 0% 2.1% 0% 0%
Runny Nose 90.9% 3.6% 1.8% 1.8% 1.8%
Sensitivity to Light 94% 2.4% 0% 0% 3.6%
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Episodes since taking Centrum Multivitamin
Since taking Centrum Multivitamin Rate a Drug survey participants reported these episodes:
Auto Accident 1.1%
Fall 3.9%
Hospitalization 1.7%
Seizure 1.7%
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User Comments about Centrum Multivitamin
23 Oct 2016 I started Centrum Silver Multivitamin yesterday and having chest pain today. First I thought I am having a heart attack! Just googled and checked, so it is the CENTRUM.
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02 Oct 2016 I am 32 years old. I took it for three days, i were feeling normal but on forth day, when I took it, I were feeling pain in chest, nausea, breathing difficulty and pain in stomach and ribs. I took plenty of water to feel relax. I were feeling that I might fell down on the floor or I might need to call ambulance. It made me very conscious about the use of medicines like that.
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31 Jul 2016 makes me so tired cant do anything next day.
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06 Dec 2015 When i start using centrum i allways feel sleepy and i saw my stool color change into black...i always feel full stomach and i always want to vomiting
   —Posted by jason
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06 Oct 2015 I never get headaches but when I take Centrum for Men I get a headache and tightness in my chest, Headache and Chest pain stop as soon as I stop taking it. I stopped for 3 weeks - No issue so I thought I would try 1 pill today (taken on empty stomach except for Coffee) 4 hours later I notice I have a headache and chest tightness. When I was taking it daily I thought I was having an heart attack one day. That's when I stopped and no issues after that until I took one pill today and symptoms retuned in 4 hours.. Throwing bottle in the garbage now. Good by $20...
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