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Review: could Folic acid cause Excessive hunger (Appetite - increased)?

Summary: Excessive hunger is found among people who take Folic acid, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Lisinopril, and have High blood pressure.

We study 84,166 people who have side effects while taking Folic acid from FDA and social media. Among them, 89 have Excessive hunger. Find out below who they are, when they have Excessive hunger 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)

Excessive hunger

Excessive hunger (increased appetite is when you want to eat much more often or in larger quantities than your body requires) has been reported by people with type 2 diabetes, depression, quit smoking, bipolar disorder, high blood pressure. (latest reports from 9,329 Excessive hunger patients)

On Apr, 21, 2015: 84,166 people reported to have side effects when taking Folic acid. Among them, 89 people (0.11%) have Excessive Hunger.

Trend of Excessive hunger in Folic acid reports

Time on Folic acid when people have Excessive hunger * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Excessive hunger66.67%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%33.33%

Age of people who have Excessive hunger when taking Folic acid * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Excessive hunger0.00%1.30%1.30%10.39%6.49%5.19%42.86%32.47%

Severity of Excessive hunger when taking Folic acid ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Excessive hunger0.00%66.67%33.33%0.00%

How people recovered from Excessive hunger ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Excessive hunger0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (24 people, 26.97%)
  2. Smoking cessation therapy (19 people, 21.35%)
  3. Depression (18 people, 20.22%)
  4. Rheumatoid arthritis (18 people, 20.22%)
  5. Blood cholesterol increased (17 people, 19.10%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lisinopril (22 people, 24.72%)
  2. Prednisone (21 people, 23.60%)
  3. Levothyroxine sodium (20 people, 22.47%)
  4. Lasix (19 people, 21.35%)
  5. Klor-con (19 people, 21.35%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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