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 has active ingredients of folic acid. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from 84,827 Folic acid users)
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.
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||66.67%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||33.33% |
Age of people who have Excessive hunger when taking Folic acid * :
|Excessive hunger||0.00%||1.30%||1.30%||10.39%||6.49%||5.19%||42.86%||32.47% |
Severity of Excessive hunger when taking Folic acid ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Excessive hunger||0.00%||66.67%||33.33%||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, 26.97%)
- Smoking cessation therapy (19 people, 21.35%)
- Depression (18 people, 20.22%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (18 people, 20.22%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (17 people, 19.10%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lisinopril (22 people, 24.72%)
- Prednisone (21 people, 23.60%)
- Levothyroxine sodium (20 people, 22.47%)
- Lasix (19 people, 21.35%)
- Klor-con (19 people, 21.35%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
Could your condition cause:
- A study of drug interactions between Folic Acid, Cyanocobalamin for a 51-year old woman with Deficiency - Folic Acid, Folic Acid Deficiency, Vitamin B12 Deficiency. The patient has Cushingoid
- A study of side effects of Omeprazole for a 59-year old woman with Gastritis. The patient has Hunger
- A study of drug interactions between Folic Acid, Lamictal for a 17-year old girl with Acne And Teenagers, Epilepsy. The patient has Skin - Dry, Menstruation Irregular, Lump In The Neck, Paleness, Weight Below Normal
- A study of side effects of Folic Acid for a 60-year old man with Sepsis. The patient has Methotrexate - Serum
- A study of drug interactions between Bisacodyl, Esomeprazole Sodium for a 22-year old man with Bowel Incontinence, Indigestion. The patient has Hunger, Sweating - Excessive, Flatulence (flatus), Nausea, Breathing - Rapid And Deep, Hyperacidity, Bowel Obstruction
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