Related topic: Folic acid, Excessive hunger
Review: could Folic acid cause Excessive hunger?
Summary: Excessive hunger could be caused by Folic acid, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Lisinopril, and have Hypertension.
We study 84,029 people who have side effects while taking Folic acid from FDA and social media. Among them, 87 have Excessive hunger. Find out below who they are, when they have Excessive hunger 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 rheumatoid arthritis.
Excessive hunger (increased appetite is when you want to eat much more often or in larger quantities than your body requires) (latest reports from 58,849 patients) has been reported by people with type 2 diabetes, depression, quit smoking, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder.
On Apr, 11, 2014: 84,066 people reported to have side effects when taking Folic acid. Among them, 87 people (0.10%) have Excessive Hunger. They amount to 0.15% of all the 58,794 people who have Excessive Hunger on eHealthMe.
Time on Folic acid when people have Excessive hunger * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Excessive hunger||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Excessive hunger when taking Folic acid * :
|Excessive hunger||0.00%||1.33%||0.00%||9.33%||6.67%||5.33%||44.00%||33.33% |
Severity of Excessive hunger when taking Folic acid ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Excessive hunger||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Excessive hunger ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Excessive hunger||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (24 people, 27.59%)
- Smoking cessation therapy (19 people, 21.84%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (18 people, 20.69%)
- Depression (18 people, 20.69%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (17 people, 19.54%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lisinopril (22 people, 25.29%)
- Prednisone (21 people, 24.14%)
- Levothyroxine sodium (20 people, 22.99%)
- Lasix (19 people, 21.84%)
- Klor-con (19 people, 21.84%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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