Review: could Folic acid cause Back pain?
Summary: Back pain 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 84,144 people who have side effects while taking Folic acid from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,176 have Back pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Back pain and more.
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Folic acid has active ingredients of folic acid. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from 84,811 Folic acid users)
Back pain has been reported by people with osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, pain, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis. (latest reports from 107,077 Back pain patients)
On Feb, 3, 2015: 84,144 people reported to have side effects when taking Folic acid. Among them, 2,176 people (2.59%) have Back Pain.
Time on Folic acid when people have Back pain * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Back pain||0.00%||32.26%||25.81%||6.45%||25.81%||9.68%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Back pain when taking Folic acid * :
|Back pain||0.00%||0.44%||1.31%||5.20%||6.46%||15.50%||23.00%||48.08% |
Severity of Back pain when taking Folic acid ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Back pain||0.00%||33.33%||33.33%||33.33% |
How people recovered from Back pain ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Back pain||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Rheumatoid arthritis (507 people, 23.30%)
- Osteoporosis (229 people, 10.52%)
- Pain (194 people, 8.92%)
- Hypertension (143 people, 6.57%)
- Multiple myeloma (107 people, 4.92%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Methotrexate (658 people, 30.24%)
- Aspirin (538 people, 24.72%)
- Prednisone (456 people, 20.96%)
- Humira (380 people, 17.46%)
- Zometa (324 people, 14.89%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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