Folic acid and Systemic lupus erythematosus - from FDA reports
Systemic lupus erythematosus is found among people who take Folic Acid, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, 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, 356 have Systemic lupus erythematosus. Find out below who they are, when they have Systemic lupus erythematosus 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)
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
Systemic lupus erythematosus (an autoimmune disease, which means the body's immune system mistakenly, attacks healthy tissue) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus, crohn's disease, multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis (latest reports from 23,260 Systemic lupus erythematosus patients).
On Feb, 03, 2017
103,857 people reported to have side effects when taking Folic Acid.
Among them, 356 people (0.34%) have Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Folic Acid when people have Systemic Lupus Erythematosus *:
- < 1 month: 78.57 %
- 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 7.14 %
- 2 - 5 years: 14.29 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Systemic Lupus Erythematosus when taking Folic Acid *:
- female: 92.77 %
- male: 7.23 %
Age of people who have Systemic Lupus Erythematosus when taking Folic Acid *:
- 0-1: 0.36 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 5.09 %
- 20-29: 5.45 %
- 30-39: 10.91 %
- 40-49: 28.0 %
- 50-59: 24.0 %
- 60+: 26.18 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (122 people, 34.27%)
- Osteoporosis (22 people, 6.18%)
- Hepatitis C (17 people, 4.78%)
- Pain (15 people, 4.21%)
- Muscle Spasms (15 people, 4.21%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Methotrexate (173 people, 48.60%)
- Prednisone (122 people, 34.27%)
- Remicade (94 people, 26.40%)
- Plaquenil (57 people, 16.01%)
- Omeprazole (50 people, 14.04%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Fever (46 people, 12.92%)
- Fatigue (41 people, 11.52%)
- Rashes (40 people, 11.24%)
- Nausea (39 people, 10.96%)
- Joint Pain (37 people, 10.39%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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