Folic acid and Back pain - from FDA reports


Summary

Back pain is found among people who take Folic acid, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Methotrexate, and have Rheumatoid arthritis. This review analyzes which people have Back pain with Folic acid. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 103,914 people who have side effects when taking Folic acid from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 12, 2017

103,914 people reported to have side effects when taking Folic Acid.
Among them, 2,728 people (2.63%) have Back Pain


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Folic acid cause Back pain?

Time on Folic Acid when people have Back Pain *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 28.57 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 37.14 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 5.71 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 20.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 5.71 %
  • 10+ years: 2.86 %

Gender of people who have Back Pain when taking Folic Acid *:

  • female: 66.26 %
  • male: 33.74 %

Age of people who have Back Pain when taking Folic Acid *:

  • 0-1: 0.05 %
  • 2-9: 0.68 %
  • 10-19: 1.45 %
  • 20-29: 4.82 %
  • 30-39: 6.68 %
  • 40-49: 15.36 %
  • 50-59: 23.64 %
  • 60+: 47.32 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (728 people, 26.69%)
  • Pain (272 people, 9.97%)
  • Osteoporosis (261 people, 9.57%)
  • High Blood Pressure (235 people, 8.61%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (185 people, 6.78%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Methotrexate (933 people, 34.20%)
  • Prednisone (605 people, 22.18%)
  • Humira (533 people, 19.54%)
  • Aspirin (465 people, 17.05%)
  • Zometa (365 people, 13.38%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Joint Pain (691 people, 25.33%)
  • Pain (656 people, 24.05%)
  • Weakness (566 people, 20.75%)
  • Pain In Extremity (558 people, 20.45%)
  • Nausea (538 people, 19.72%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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