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Review: could Folic acid cause Difficulty breathing (Breathing difficulty)?

Summary: Difficulty breathing 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 84,152 people who have side effects while taking Folic acid from FDA and social media. Among them, 3,813 have Difficulty breathing. Find out below who they are, when they have Difficulty breathing and more.

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Folic acid

Folic acid has active ingredients of folic acid. It is often used in therapeutic drug levels. (latest outcomes from 84,821 Folic acid users)

Difficulty breathing

Difficulty breathing has been reported by people with high blood pressure, asthma, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. (latest reports from 165,466 Difficulty breathing patients)

On Mar, 16, 2015: 84,152 people reported to have side effects when taking Folic acid. Among them, 3,813 people (4.53%) have Difficulty Breathing.

Trend of Difficulty breathing in Folic acid reports

Time on Folic acid when people have Difficulty breathing * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Difficulty breathing16.28%31.40%27.91%5.81%6.98%9.30%2.33%

Age of people who have Difficulty breathing when taking Folic acid * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Difficulty breathing0.24%0.12%1.67%3.78%5.45%13.58%21.22%53.93%

Severity of Difficulty breathing when taking Folic acid ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Difficulty breathing10.00%80.00%10.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Difficulty breathing ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Difficulty breathing28.57%0.00%71.43%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (989 people, 25.94%)
  2. Hypertension (325 people, 8.52%)
  3. Pain (324 people, 8.50%)
  4. Prophylaxis (201 people, 5.27%)
  5. Non-small cell lung cancer (190 people, 4.98%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Methotrexate (1,139 people, 29.87%)
  2. Aspirin (858 people, 22.50%)
  3. Prednisone (691 people, 18.12%)
  4. Humira (611 people, 16.02%)
  5. Lasix (488 people, 12.80%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Do you have Difficulty Breathing while taking Folic Acid?

 

 

 

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