Folic acid and Excessive hunger - from FDA reports


Excessive hunger is found among people who take Folic Acid, especially for people who are female, 60+ old 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, 114 have Excessive hunger. Find out below who they are, when they have Excessive hunger 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)

Excessive Hunger

Excessive hunger has been reported by people with type 2 diabetes, depression, bipolar disorder, high blood pressure, quit smoking (latest reports from 15,271 Excessive hunger patients).

On Feb, 22, 2017

103,857 people reported to have side effects when taking Folic Acid.
Among them, 114 people (0.11%) have Excessive Hunger

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Folic acid cause Excessive hunger?

Gender of people who have Excessive Hunger when taking Folic Acid *:

  • female: 74.34 %
  • male: 25.66 %

Age of people who have Excessive Hunger when taking Folic Acid *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 1.11 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 6.67 %
  • 30-39: 7.78 %
  • 40-49: 6.67 %
  • 50-59: 38.89 %
  • 60+: 38.89 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (29 people, 25.44%)
  • High Blood Pressure (24 people, 21.05%)
  • Quit Smoking (17 people, 14.91%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (17 people, 14.91%)
  • Depression (17 people, 14.91%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Prednisone (24 people, 21.05%)
  • Methotrexate (24 people, 21.05%)
  • Lisinopril (20 people, 17.54%)
  • Lasix (20 people, 17.54%)
  • Humira (20 people, 17.54%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Weight Increased (59 people, 51.75%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (26 people, 22.81%)
  • Fatigue (25 people, 21.93%)
  • Nausea (22 people, 19.30%)
  • Headache (22 people, 19.30%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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