Review: could Folic acid cause Dizziness?
Summary: Dizziness could be caused by Folic acid, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Methotrexate, and have Rheumatoid arthritis.
We study 84,029 people who have side effects while taking Folic acid from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,756 have Dizziness. Find out below who they are, when they have Dizziness and more.
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Folic acid (latest outcomes from 84,682 users) has active ingredients of folic acid. It is often used in therapeutic drug levels.
Dizziness (latest reports from 1,288,669 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, pain.
On Apr, 11, 2014: 84,066 people reported to have side effects when taking Folic acid. Among them, 2,757 people (3.28%) have Dizziness. They amount to 0.21% of all the 1,286,952 people who have Dizziness on eHealthMe.
Time on Folic acid when people have Dizziness * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Age of people who have Dizziness when taking Folic acid * :
Severity of Dizziness when taking Folic acid ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Dizziness ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Rheumatoid arthritis (681 people, 24.70%)
- Hypertension (271 people, 9.83%)
- Pain (180 people, 6.53%)
- Osteoporosis (180 people, 6.53%)
- Depression (124 people, 4.50%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Methotrexate (829 people, 30.07%)
- Aspirin (740 people, 26.84%)
- Prednisone (471 people, 17.08%)
- Humira (463 people, 16.79%)
- Vitamin b-12 (319 people, 11.57%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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On eHealthMe, Folic Acid (folic acid) is often used for therapeutic drug levels. Find out below the conditions Folic Acid is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
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From this study (3 months ago):
For the past few months I have been craving sweets and getting up at night to eat. It's like some filter of block has been removed and I eat whatever with no discretion or moderation. Doesn't happen every night. I know I am stressed due to family deaths and recently moving. I had previously lost 60 lbs & have gained 10 back
From this study (3 months ago):
Ear congestion in one ear, hearing compromised in that ear and mild ear pain, some dizziness. Several days ago severe vertigo causing throwing up. Vertigo gone now.
From this study (1 year ago):
i have had these symptoms now for 3 weeks with no change my white blood cells are elevated previously 1 week they were 20,000 now on new blood test i have 18,600 whits blood cells and now the granulocyte maturation with no blast.
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