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 . We study 103,857 people who have side effects while taking Folic acid from FDA. Among them, 2,724 have Back pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Back pain and more.

What to expect?

If you take Folic acid and have Back pain, find out what symptoms you could have in 1 year or longer.

You are not alone!

Join a support group for people who take Folic acid and have Back pain

Personalized health information

On eHealthMe you can find out what patients like me (same gender, age) reported their drugs and conditions on FDA since 1977. Our tools are simple to use, anonymous and free. Start now >>>

Folic Acid

Folic acid has active ingredients of folic acid. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Folic acid 105,413 users)

Back Pain

Back pain has been reported by people with osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, pain (latest reports from 173,423 Back pain patients).

On Jan, 29, 2017

103,857 people reported to have side effects when taking Folic Acid.
Among them, 2,724 people (2.62%) 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: 31.43 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 37.14 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 5.71 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 20.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 2.86 %
  • 10+ years: 2.86 %

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

  • female: 66.25 %
  • male: 33.75 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.05 %
  • 2-9: 0.68 %
  • 10-19: 1.46 %
  • 20-29: 4.83 %
  • 30-39: 6.69 %
  • 40-49: 15.39 %
  • 50-59: 23.63 %
  • 60+: 47.27 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (727 people, 26.69%)
  • Pain (272 people, 9.99%)
  • Osteoporosis (261 people, 9.58%)
  • High Blood Pressure (235 people, 8.63%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (185 people, 6.79%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Methotrexate (933 people, 34.25%)
  • Prednisone (605 people, 22.21%)
  • Humira (533 people, 19.57%)
  • Aspirin (465 people, 17.07%)
  • Zometa (365 people, 13.40%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Joint Pain (691 people, 25.37%)
  • Pain (655 people, 24.05%)
  • Weakness (565 people, 20.74%)
  • Pain In Extremity (557 people, 20.45%)
  • Nausea (538 people, 19.75%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

Do you have Back pain when taking Folic acid?

Browse all side effects of Folic acid

a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z

Drugs that are associated with Back pain

Back pain

Could your condition cause Back pain

Back pain

Related studies

Can you answer these questions?

More questions for: Folic acid, Back pain

You may be interested in these reviews

More reviews for: Folic acid, Back pain