Review: could Folic Acid cause Tremor?


Summary

Tremor 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, 999 have Tremor. Find out below who they are, when they have Tremor 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)

Tremor

Tremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, weakness, drowsiness, memory loss, fatigue (latest reports from 92,167 Tremor patients).

On Sep, 17, 2016

104,378 people reported to have side effects when taking Folic Acid.
Among them, 999 people (0.96%) have Tremor


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Folic acid cause Tremor?

Time on Folic Acid when people have Tremor *:

  • < 1 month: 8.7 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 43.48 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 8.7 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 4.35 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 8.7 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 26.09 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • female: 62.77 %
  • male: 37.23 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.24 %
  • 2-9: 0.71 %
  • 10-19: 3.31 %
  • 20-29: 5.44 %
  • 30-39: 5.8 %
  • 40-49: 16.57 %
  • 50-59: 26.15 %
  • 60+: 41.78 %

Severity if Tremor when taking Folic Acid **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 66.67 %
  • severe: 33.33 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Tremor **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (197 people, 19.72%)
  • Pain (92 people, 9.21%)
  • Osteoporosis (87 people, 8.71%)
  • Hypertension (78 people, 7.81%)
  • Depression (65 people, 6.51%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Methotrexate (281 people, 28.13%)
  • Aspirin (178 people, 17.82%)
  • Prednisone (150 people, 15.02%)
  • Humira (136 people, 13.61%)
  • Lorazepam (107 people, 10.71%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (204 people, 20.42%)
  • Dizziness (199 people, 19.92%)
  • Anxiety (192 people, 19.22%)
  • Nausea (186 people, 18.62%)
  • Fatigue (186 people, 18.62%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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