What is Vitamin B?

Category: Supplements

Most Popular Types: Stress Vitamin B, Nerox B, Nervidix

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See also: Nurokind LC

The B vitamins are eight water-soluble vitamins that play important roles in cell metabolism that they are chemically distinct and often coexist in the same foods. Supplements containing all eight are called Vitamin B complex. Individual B vitamin supplements are referred to by the specific name.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

side_effects of Vitamin B"

Severe
0
Moderate
2
Mild
3
None
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Commonly reported side effects, conditions, and hospitalizations associated with Vitamin B

Hospitalization 3
1
1
1
1

Dosages

Most common dosages (by patients currently taking Vitamin B)
Dosage Patients
1,000 mcg daily 110
daily 88
1 tab(s) daily 34
500 mcg daily 31
1 mg daily 29
1,000 mg daily 27
100 mg daily 23
1 cap(s) daily 22
500 mg daily 22
2,000 mcg daily 16
Why Patients Stopped Taking Vitamin B (multiple reasons could be selected)
Reason Patients
Other 48
Did not seem to work 27
Course of treatment ended 16
Expense 11
Personal research 7
Doctor's advice 6
Side effects too severe 4
Not indicated 3
Change in health plan coverage 1
See all 110 patients who’ve stopped taking Vitamin B

Duration

Currently Taking Vitamin B
Duration Patients
0-1 month 0
1-3 months 0
3-6 months 1
6 months-1 year 2
1-2 years 0
2 years or more 87
Stopped Taking Vitamin B
Duration Patients
0-1 month 8
1-3 months 14
3-6 months 24
6 months-1 year 22
1-2 years 16
2 years or more 26
Adherence
Always
37 47%
Usually
26 33%
Sometimes
9 11%
Never
7 9%
Burden
Very
1 1%
Somewhat
1 1%
A little
11 14%
Not at all
66 84%
Cost per month
$200+
0 0%
$100-199
1 2%
$50-99
1 2%
$25-49
5 11%
< $25
40 85%
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20 patient evaluations for Vitamin B

lianbuckett
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lianbuckett
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Depression: 0
Mania: 0
Emotional: 0
Anxiety: 0
Compulsion: 0
External Stress: Low
50 F
Function: High
Distress: Low
I am: g
I have:
Bipolar I

See lianbuckett's full Vitamin B history

Feb 7, 2012 (Started Nov 01, 2011)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Irritability: Can’t tell
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 1 tab(s) Daily
Advice & Tips: Took Vitamin B complex as it is recommended as a supplement for irritability
Cost: < $25 monthly

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scart
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scart
Sex: M
Data Quality: 2 stars
Bulbar: mild
Arms: moderate
Chest: none
Legs: none
I am: g
I have:
ALS

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Dec 15, 2011 (Started Dec 01, 2005)

  • Perceived effectiveness for ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis): Can’t tell
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 250 mg Daily

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Tom M
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Tom M
Sex: M
Data Quality: 2 stars
Bulbar: none
Arms: severe
Chest: moderate
Legs: severe
I am: g
I have:
ALS

See Tom M's full Vitamin B history

Jan 15, 2011 (Started Feb 20, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis): Can’t tell
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 2.5 mg Daily

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