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Review: could Folic acid cause Deep vein thrombosis (Deep venous thrombosis)?

Summary: Deep vein thrombosis is found among people who take Folic acid, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Methotrexate, and have Rheumatoid arthritis.

We study 84,166 people who have side effects while taking Folic acid from FDA and social media. Among them, 763 have Deep vein thrombosis. Find out below who they are, when they have Deep vein thrombosis and more.

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Folic acid

Folic acid has active ingredients of folic acid. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from 84,827 Folic acid users)

Deep vein thrombosis

Deep vein thrombosis (blood clot in a major vein that usually develops in the legs and/or pelvis) has been reported by people with birth control, pain, multiple myeloma, premenstrual syndrome, acne. (latest reports from 43,399 Deep vein thrombosis patients)

On Apr, 10, 2015: 84,166 people reported to have side effects when taking Folic acid. Among them, 763 people (0.91%) have Deep Vein Thrombosis.

Trend of Deep vein thrombosis in Folic acid reports

Time on Folic acid when people have Deep vein thrombosis * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Deep vein thrombosis14.29%23.81%33.33%14.29%0.00%4.76%9.52%

Age of people who have Deep vein thrombosis when taking Folic acid * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Deep vein thrombosis0.15%0.00%0.45%4.63%9.42%17.34%18.98%49.03%

Severity of Deep vein thrombosis when taking Folic acid ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Deep vein thrombosis ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (196 people, 25.69%)
  2. Pain (75 people, 9.83%)
  3. Multiple myeloma (46 people, 6.03%)
  4. Contraception (42 people, 5.50%)
  5. Hypertension (42 people, 5.50%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Methotrexate (258 people, 33.81%)
  2. Prednisone (177 people, 23.20%)
  3. Coumadin (164 people, 21.49%)
  4. Aspirin (143 people, 18.74%)
  5. Vitamin b-12 (112 people, 14.68%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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