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, also take medication Lisinopril, and have Hypertension.
We study 84,123 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 therapeutic drug levels. (latest outcomes from Folic acid 84,787 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, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder.(latest reports from Excessive hunger 9,229 patients)
On Nov, 22, 2014: 84,114 people reported to have side effects when taking Folic acid. Among them, 88 people (0.10%) 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||50.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||50.00% |
Age of people who have Excessive hunger when taking Folic acid * :
|Excessive hunger||0.00%||1.32%||1.32%||9.21%||6.58%||5.26%||43.42%||32.89% |
Severity of Excessive hunger when taking Folic acid ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Excessive hunger||0.00%||50.00%||50.00%||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, 27.27%)
- Smoking cessation therapy (19 people, 21.59%)
- Depression (18 people, 20.45%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (18 people, 20.45%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (17 people, 19.32%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lisinopril (22 people, 25.00%)
- Prednisone (21 people, 23.86%)
- Levothyroxine sodium (20 people, 22.73%)
- Lasix (19 people, 21.59%)
- Klor-con (19 people, 21.59%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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