Folic acid and Multiple sclerosis - from FDA reports
Multiple sclerosis is found among people who take Folic Acid, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 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, 204 have Multiple sclerosis. Find out below who they are, when they have Multiple sclerosis and more.
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Folic acid has active ingredients of folic acid. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Folic acid 105,410 users)
Multiple sclerosis (a nervous system disease that affects your brain and spinal cord. it damages the myelin sheath) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis, depression, pain, gait disturbance (latest reports from 423,537 Multiple sclerosis patients).
On Jan, 30, 2017
103,857 people reported to have side effects when taking Folic Acid.
Among them, 204 people (0.2%) have Multiple Sclerosis
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Folic Acid when people have Multiple Sclerosis *:
- < 1 month: 33.33 %
- 1 - 6 months: 66.67 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Multiple Sclerosis when taking Folic Acid *:
- female: 79.31 %
- male: 20.69 %
Age of people who have Multiple Sclerosis when taking Folic Acid *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 1.16 %
- 30-39: 13.87 %
- 40-49: 33.53 %
- 50-59: 38.15 %
- 60+: 13.29 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (40 people, 19.61%)
- Relapsing-Remitting Multiple Sclerosis (14 people, 6.86%)
- Osteoporosis (13 people, 6.37%)
- Psoriatic Arthropathy (11 people, 5.39%)
- Depression (11 people, 5.39%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Methotrexate (74 people, 36.27%)
- Avonex (38 people, 18.63%)
- Enbrel (37 people, 18.14%)
- Baclofen (35 people, 17.16%)
- Betaseron (32 people, 15.69%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Weakness (31 people, 15.20%)
- Gait Disturbance (24 people, 11.76%)
- Memory Loss (22 people, 10.78%)
- Headache (21 people, 10.29%)
- Fatigue (20 people, 9.80%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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