Folic acid and Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease - from FDA reports


Summary

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is found among people who take Folic Acid, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Aspirin, and have Rheumatoid arthritis . We study 103,857 people who have side effects while taking Folic acid from FDA. Among them, 830 have Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Find out below who they are, when they have Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and more.

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Folic Acid

Folic acid has active ingredients of folic acid. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Folic acid 105,410 users)

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (a progressive disease that makes it hard to breathe) has been reported by people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain (latest reports from 99,893 Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients).

On Feb, 02, 2017

103,857 people reported to have side effects when taking Folic Acid.
Among them, 830 people (0.8%) have Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Folic acid cause Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease?

Time on Folic Acid when people have Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease *:

  • < 1 month: 6.25 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 12.5 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 6.25 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 31.25 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 18.75 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 12.5 %
  • 10+ years: 12.5 %

Gender of people who have Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease when taking Folic Acid *:

  • female: 59.43 %
  • male: 40.57 %

Age of people who have Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease when taking Folic Acid *:

  • 0-1: 0.61 %
  • 2-9: 0.3 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.61 %
  • 30-39: 1.06 %
  • 40-49: 7.6 %
  • 50-59: 16.87 %
  • 60+: 72.95 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (232 people, 27.95%)
  • High Blood Pressure (121 people, 14.58%)
  • Osteoporosis (108 people, 13.01%)
  • Pain (83 people, 10.00%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (78 people, 9.40%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (258 people, 31.08%)
  • Methotrexate (254 people, 30.60%)
  • Prednisone (241 people, 29.04%)
  • Lasix (215 people, 25.90%)
  • Zometa (164 people, 19.76%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pneumonia (251 people, 30.24%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (248 people, 29.88%)
  • Pain (219 people, 26.39%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (210 people, 25.30%)
  • High Blood Pressure (202 people, 24.34%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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