Review: could Folic Acid cause Dizziness?


Summary

Dizziness 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 83,102 people who have side effects while taking Folic acid from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,837 have Dizziness. Find out below who they are, when they have Dizziness and more.

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Folic Acid

Folic acid has active ingredients of folic acid. It is often used in vitamin supplementation. (latest outcomes from Folic acid 83,433 users)

Dizziness

Dizziness has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, rouleaux formation, weakness, intussusception, stress and anxiety (latest reports from 157,303 Dizziness patients).

On Jul, 19, 2016

83,102 people reported to have side effects when taking Folic Acid.
Among them, 2,837 people (3.41%) have Dizziness


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Folic acid cause Dizziness?

Time on Folic Acid when people have Dizziness *:

  • < 1 month: 20.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 18.46 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 23.08 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 15.38 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 4.62 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 9.23 %
  • 10+ years: 9.23 %

Gender of people who have Dizziness when taking Folic Acid *:

  • female: 62.8 %
  • male: 37.2 %

Age of people who have Dizziness when taking Folic Acid *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.17 %
  • 10-19: 1.02 %
  • 20-29: 3.64 %
  • 30-39: 4.87 %
  • 40-49: 14.53 %
  • 50-59: 22.08 %
  • 60+: 53.69 %

Severity if Dizziness when taking Folic Acid **:

  • least: 13.79 %
  • moderate: 51.72 %
  • severe: 27.59 %
  • most severe: 6.9 %

How people recovered from Dizziness **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 23.08 %
  • not yet: 76.92 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (623 people)
  • Hypertension (265 people)
  • Pain (165 people)
  • Osteoporosis (154 people)
  • Depression (115 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Methotrexate (777 people)
  • Aspirin (538 people)
  • Prednisone (453 people)
  • Humira (438 people)
  • Lipitor (289 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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