Review: could Folic Acid cause Skin Burning Sensation?


Summary

Skin burning sensation is found among people who take Folic Acid, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Methotrexate, and have Rheumatoid arthritis . We study 104,378 people who have side effects while taking Folic acid from FDA and social media. Among them, 135 have Skin burning sensation. Find out below who they are, when they have Skin burning sensation 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 105,319 users)

Skin Burning Sensation

Skin burning sensation has been reported by people with rashes, bronchitis, cognitive disorder, drowsiness, diarrhea (latest reports from 9,717 Skin burning sensation patients).

On Sep, 20, 2016

104,378 people reported to have side effects when taking Folic Acid.
Among them, 135 people (0.13%) have Skin Burning Sensation


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Folic acid cause Skin burning sensation?

Time on Folic Acid when people have Skin Burning Sensation *:

  • < 1 month: 20 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 60 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 20 %

Gender of people who have Skin Burning Sensation when taking Folic Acid *:

  • female: 71.21 %
  • male: 28.79 %

Age of people who have Skin Burning Sensation when taking Folic Acid *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.89 %
  • 20-29: 6.6 %
  • 30-39: 6.6 %
  • 40-49: 13.21 %
  • 50-59: 30.19 %
  • 60+: 41.51 %

Severity if Skin Burning Sensation when taking Folic Acid **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 50 %
  • severe: 50 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Skin Burning Sensation **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 50 %
  • not yet: 50 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (43 people, 31.85%)
  • Pain (13 people, 9.63%)
  • Blood Cholesterol Increased (13 people, 9.63%)
  • Hypothyroidism (9 people, 6.67%)
  • Diabetes Mellitus (9 people, 6.67%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Methotrexate (49 people, 36.30%)
  • Prednisone (33 people, 24.44%)
  • Humira (33 people, 24.44%)
  • Niaspan (29 people, 21.48%)
  • Aspirin (26 people, 19.26%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pruritus (40 people, 29.63%)
  • Flushing (28 people, 20.74%)
  • Rash (26 people, 19.26%)
  • Erythema (23 people, 17.04%)
  • Pain (21 people, 15.56%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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