Folic acid and Hirsutism - from FDA reports


Hirsutism is found among people who take Folic Acid, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old also take medication Enbrel, and have Asthma . We study 103,857 people who have side effects while taking Folic acid from FDA. Among them, 19 have Hirsutism. Find out below who they are, when they have Hirsutism 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)


Hirsutism (abnormal growth of hair on a person's face and body, esp. on a woman) has been reported by people with birth control, high blood pressure, epilepsy, hair loss, osteoporosis (latest reports from 2,502 Hirsutism patients).

On Feb, 14, 2017

103,857 people reported to have side effects when taking Folic Acid.
Among them, 19 people (0.02%) have Hirsutism

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Folic acid cause Hirsutism?

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

  • female: 94.74 %
  • male: 5.26 %

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

  • 0-1: 6.67 %
  • 2-9: 6.67 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 20.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 6.67 %
  • 50-59: 33.33 %
  • 60+: 26.67 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Asthma (4 people, 21.05%)
  • Temporal Lobe Epilepsy (3 people, 15.79%)
  • Epilepsy (3 people, 15.79%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (2 people, 10.53%)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension (1 person, 5.26%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Ramipril (4 people, 21.05%)
  • Enbrel (4 people, 21.05%)
  • Thiamine (3 people, 15.79%)
  • Methotrexate (3 people, 15.79%)
  • Alesse (3 people, 15.79%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Swelling (4 people, 21.05%)
  • Nervous System Disorder (4 people, 21.05%)
  • Liver Function Test Abnormal (4 people, 21.05%)
  • High Blood Pressure (4 people, 21.05%)
  • Gingival Hypertrophy (4 people, 21.05%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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