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Review: could Folic acid cause Dizziness?

Summary: Dizziness is found among people who take Folic acid, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, 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, 2,760 have Dizziness. Find out below who they are, when they have Dizziness 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 84,803 Folic acid users)

Dizziness

Dizziness has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 162,178 Dizziness patients)

On Jan, 25, 2015: 84,134 people reported to have side effects when taking Folic acid. Among them, 2,761 people (3.28%) have Dizziness.

Trend of Dizziness in Folic acid reports

Time on Folic acid when people have Dizziness * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Dizziness21.43%21.43%19.64%17.86%5.36%7.14%7.14%

Age of people who have Dizziness when taking Folic acid * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Dizziness0.00%0.16%0.97%3.53%4.78%14.71%22.13%53.71%

Severity of Dizziness when taking Folic acid ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Dizziness11.54%53.85%26.92%7.69%

How people recovered from Dizziness ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Dizziness0.00%36.36%63.64%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (682 people, 24.70%)
  2. Hypertension (273 people, 9.89%)
  3. Osteoporosis (181 people, 6.56%)
  4. Pain (180 people, 6.52%)
  5. Depression (124 people, 4.49%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Methotrexate (830 people, 30.06%)
  2. Aspirin (741 people, 26.84%)
  3. Prednisone (472 people, 17.10%)
  4. Humira (463 people, 16.77%)
  5. Vitamin b-12 (319 people, 11.55%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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