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Vitamin B12

Main Ingredients:   Vitamin B12

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Vitamins & Minerals
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7
6.4  Effectiveness
2.1  Side Effects
6.2  Holistic Benefits

RateADrug users have reported 1 Vitamin B12 side effect and 3 Vitamin B12 benefits.

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Effectiveness of Vitamin B12 by Condition
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Reported Changes in Health and Well-Being
Since taking Vitamin B12, RateADrug survey participants noticed these changes in their health:
Effect on:Much WorseWorseNo ChangeBetterMuch Better
Appetite 0% 2.4% 78.6% 14.3% 4.8%
Balance/Equilibrium 0% 7.1% 88.1% 4.8% 0%
Blood Pressure 0% 0% 97.6% 2.4% 0%
Breathing 0% 2.4% 92.9% 4.8% 0%
Confidence 0% 2.4% 90.5% 7.1% 0%
Coordination/Motor Skills 0% 4.8% 78.6% 16.7% 0%
Digestion 0% 7.1% 90.5% 2.4% 0%
Emotional Well-being 0% 0% 76.2% 23.8% 0%
Energy 2.4% 7.1% 23.8% 42.9% 23.8%
Eyesight 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Memory 0% 0% 85.7% 11.9% 2.4%
Mental Clarity 0% 2.4% 85.7% 7.1% 4.8%
Pain 0% 0% 95.2% 2.4% 2.4%
Patience 0% 4.8% 85.7% 7.1% 2.4%
Sexual Health 0% 2.4% 90.5% 7.1% 0%
Skin Complexion 0% 0% 97.6% 2.4% 0%
Sleep 0% 11.9% 66.7% 19% 2.4%
Stress Level 0% 7.1% 76.2% 14.3% 2.4%
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Commonly Reported Vitamin B12 Side Effects
RateADrug survey participants experienced these commonly reported side effects:
Effect on:NoneMildModerateStrongSevere
Allergic Reaction 97.5% 2.5% 0% 0% 0%
Appetite Loss 66.7% 33.3% 0% 0% 0%
Constipation 94.1% 5.9% 0% 0% 0%
Dizziness 97.6% 2.4% 0% 0% 0%
Dry Mouth 95% 5% 0% 0% 0%
Headache 90.5% 7.1% 0% 2.4% 0%
Insomnia 88.9% 11.1% 0% 0% 0%
Irritability / Impatience 92.9% 7.1% 0% 0% 0%
Mood Swings 83.3% 16.7% 0% 0% 0%
Nausea 95% 2.5% 2.5% 0% 0%
Runny Nose 92.9% 0% 7.1% 0% 0%
Sneezing 50% 0% 50% 0% 0%
Sore Throat 0% 100% 0% 0% 0%
Stomach Ache 83.3% 16.7% 0% 0% 0%
Unusual Taste in Mouth 93.3% 6.7% 0% 0% 0%
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Less Commonly Reported Vitamin B12 Side Effects
RateADrug survey participants experienced less commonly reported side effects:
Effect on:NoneMildModerateStrongSevere
Confusion 94.4% 5.6% 0% 0% 0%
Constipation 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Hyperactivity 50% 50% 0% 0% 0%
Irritability / Impatience 83.3% 16.7% 0% 0% 0%
Reduced Libido 96.8% 0% 0% 3.2% 0%
Swelling of Extremities 92.3% 0% 7.7% 0% 0%
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Episodes since taking Vitamin B12
Since taking Vitamin B12 Rate a Drug survey participants reported these episodes:
Hospitalization 2.2%
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User Comments about Vitamin B12
03 Jul 2012 I am vegetarian so we lack in B12. It is really important for your health not to be deficient in terms of nutrients. I feel like B12, as well as a lot of supplements, help you a lot although the effects of it you only notice after some time. It is really good for your health, so I recommend it.
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30 Jan 2012 b12 is good for you muscles.
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04 Jan 2012 This was very helpful in helping me with my medication. Thank you to Sameer.
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25 Nov 2011 Seems to help in maintaining my weight and boosting metabolism, improves overall fitness goals. Sometimes need an antacid shortly after taking the tablet.
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21 May 2011 I have taken this medication on and off so i really dont know the effects of it yet, i will soon start to take this regularly and i will post up my results for those of you curious, but i do know from many of my friends that this medication is really good for stress and it has so many other benefits.
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