Studies related to Risk of Thromboembolism and Vitamin E

Effects Of Random Allocation To Vitamin E Supplementation On The Occurrence Of Venous Thromboembolism: Report From The Women's Health Study

Effect Decrease
Trial Design Double blind
Trial Length 6+ Months
Number of Subjects 26779
Sex Female
Age Range 45-64, 65+
Notes for this study:
Supplementation of vitamin E (600 IU alpha-tocopherol) every other day in women over the age of 45 over the course of an average of 10.2 years was associated with a reduced risk of venous thromboembolism (27%) overall, which was more significant in women who previously reported such an event before the trial (44% reduced risk) than for women who never reported such an event (18%).