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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  Effectiveness
3.4  Side Effects
5  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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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% 6.5% 69.4% 18.5% 1.6%
Balance/Equilibrium 3.2% 3.2% 82.3% 8.9% 2.4%
Blood Pressure 3.2% 0.8% 90.3% 5.6% 0%
Breathing 3.2% 2.4% 86.3% 8.1% 0%
Confidence 5.6% 3.2% 77.4% 12.1% 1.6%
Coordination/Motor Skills 2.4% 7.3% 69.4% 19.4% 1.6%
Digestion 4.8% 7.3% 76.6% 8.9% 2.4%
Emotional Well-being 3.2% 7.3% 76.6% 11.3% 1.6%
Energy 8.8% 9.6% 48% 26.4% 7.2%
Eyesight 4.8% 2.4% 85.5% 5.6% 1.6%
Memory 4% 6.5% 78.2% 8.9% 2.4%
Mental Clarity 4.8% 4% 75% 13.7% 2.4%
Pain 4% 4% 85.5% 4.8% 1.6%
Patience 4% 3.2% 85.5% 4.8% 2.4%
Sexual Health 2.4% 5.6% 82.3% 8.1% 1.6%
Skin Complexion 4% 4.8% 79% 11.3% 0.8%
Sleep 2.4% 8.9% 72.6% 14.5% 1.6%
Stress Level 4.8% 4.8% 71.8% 17.7% 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 90% 6.2% 2.5% 1.2% 0%
Allergic Reaction 94.4% 1.9% 0.9% 2.8% 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 93.4% 2.8% 1.9% 0.9% 0.9%
Cold Symptoms 92.5% 5% 2.5% 0% 0%
Confusion 92.5% 7.5% 0% 0% 0%
Constipation 91.2% 3.8% 3.8% 1.2% 0%
Dark / Tarry Stools 93.5% 3.7% 0% 2.8% 0%
Depression 95% 0% 2.5% 2.5% 0%
Diarrhea 94.2% 4.2% 0% 1.7% 0%
Dizziness 92.5% 3.3% 1.7% 0.8% 1.7%
Drowsiness 90% 5% 2.5% 2.5% 0%
Fatigue 88.3% 4.2% 3.3% 1.7% 2.5%
Fever 95% 5% 0% 0% 0%
Gas 95% 2.5% 2.5% 0% 0%
Headache 90.9% 5% 0.8% 0% 3.3%
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 91.6% 2.8% 3.7% 0.9% 0.9%
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 97.2% 0.9% 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 94.3% 4.7% 0.9% 0% 0%
Bleeding 97.2% 0.9% 0.9% 0.9% 0%
Bone Pain / Ache 91.5% 2.8% 0.9% 2.8% 1.9%
Breathing Difficulties 95% 2.5% 1.2% 0% 1.2%
Change in Sex Drive 92.5% 4.7% 2.8% 0% 0%
Drowsiness 97.5% 0% 1.2% 0% 1.2%
Dry Mouth 92.5% 4.7% 0% 1.9% 0.9%
Fever 97.5% 1.2% 1.2% 0% 0%
High Blood Pressure 96.2% 1.2% 1.2% 0% 1.2%
Irregular Heartbeat 95% 3.8% 1.2% 0% 0%
Metallic Taste in Mouth 95.3% 1.9% 0% 0% 2.8%
Mood Swings 90% 7.5% 0% 0% 2.5%
Muscle / Joint Pain 89.6% 4.7% 0.9% 1.9% 2.8%
Reduced Libido 97.7% 0% 2.3% 0% 0%
Runny Nose 90.6% 3.8% 1.9% 1.9% 1.9%
Sensitivity to Light 96.2% 1.2% 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 4.1%
Hospitalization 1.7%
Seizure 1.7%
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User Comments about Centrum Multivitamin
22 Mar 2015 SUDDENLY STARTED EXPERIENCING STOMACH PAIN AND CHEST PAIN/PALPITATIONS - THOUGHT IT MAY HAVE BEEN TO DO WITH THE MENOPAUSE, AS I BLAME EVERYTHING ON THE MENOPAUSE, BUT THEN REALISED THAT I ONLY STARTED HAVING THESE SYMPTOMS SINCE TAKING CENTRUM MULTI VITAMINS. I CHECKED ONLINE FOR SIDE EFFECTS OF CENTRUM AND STOMACH PAIN AND CHEST PAIN WAS LISTED AS ONE OF THE SIDE EFFECTS. STOPPED TAKING CENTRUM STRAIGHT AWAY AND I'M GLAD TO SAY THAT I AM NO LONGER EXPERIENCING THESE PAINS. ALL TABLETS HAVE SIDE EFFECTS - EVEN VITAMIN SUPPLEMENTS.
   —Posted by DCS
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21 May 2015 I had chest pain also as well as severe heartburn from taking Centrum.
   —Posted by Anonymous
11 Jan 2015 not for me
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02 Oct 2014 we have to try if is good for you body. for now no good for me
   —Posted by vicky
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27 Jul 2014 Ive been using centrum women under 50 years. And when i use it i had blood spotting between periods. Which i didnt have in my whole life. And when i stoped it. The spotting stops.
   —Posted by Mona
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18 Jul 2014 nothing
   —Posted by akansha
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