Review: could Folic acid cause Hirsutism (Excessive or unwanted hair in women)?
Summary: Hirsutism is found among people who take Folic acid, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, also take medication All other therapeutic products, and have Asthma.
We study 84,166 people who have side effects while taking Folic acid from FDA and social media. Among them, 11 have Hirsutism. Find out below who they are, when they have Hirsutism 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)
Hirsutism (abnormal growth of hair on a person's face and body, esp. on a woman) has been reported by people with birth control, high blood pressure, epilepsy, accidental exposure, osteoporosis. (latest reports from 1,964 Hirsutism patients)
On Apr, 6, 2015: 84,166 people reported to have side effects when taking Folic acid. Among them, 11 people (0.01%) have Hirsutism.
Time on Folic acid when people have Hirsutism * :
Age of people who have Hirsutism when taking Folic acid * :
Severity of Hirsutism when taking Folic acid ** :
How people recovered from Hirsutism ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Asthma (3 people, 27.27%)
- Temporal lobe epilepsy (3 people, 27.27%)
- Epilepsy (3 people, 27.27%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (1 people, 9.09%)
- Female pattern baldness (1 people, 9.09%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- All other therapeutic products (3 people, 27.27%)
- Alesse (3 people, 27.27%)
- Lamictal (3 people, 27.27%)
- Corticosteroids (3 people, 27.27%)
- Vitamin d (3 people, 27.27%)
* 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:
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- A study of drug interactions between Folic Acid, Orencia, Methotrexate for a 45-year old woman with Arthritis - Rheumatoid. The patient has Joint Stiffness
- A study of side effects of Asmanex Twisthaler for a 26-year old woman with Asthma. The patient has Hair - Excessive (women)
- A study of drug interactions between Humira, Folic Acid, Methotrexate for a 71-year old woman with Rheumatoid Arthritis. The patient has Depression, Skin Graft, Eyes - Yellow, Fatigue, Nausea And Vomiting, Confusional State, Tremor
- A study of drug interactions between Denatured Collagen, Vitamin B12, Folic Acid, Trazodone Hydrochloride, Prempro, Mobic, Cogentin, Lialda, Cymbalta, Abilify for a 63-year old woman with Brittle Nails, Major Depression, Sleep Disorder, Menopause Hot Flashes, Arthritis, Tremor, Ulcerative Colitis, Chronic Depression. The patient has Weight Gain, Fatigue, Tremor, Neck Pain
- A study of drug interactions between Plaquenil, Folic Acid, Vitamin D, Methotrexate, Lamictal for a 47-year old woman with Rheumatoid Arthritis, Seizures. The patient has Broken Jaw
Recent Folic acid related drug comparison:
- Comparions of Lo Loestrin Fe, Folic Acid, Adderall Xr 5, Lyrica, Hydrolyzed Collagen for a 26-year old woman who has Skin
- Comparions of Protonix, Folic Acid for a 50-year old man who has Cancer
- Comparions of Singulair, Folic Acid, Xolair for a 51-year old woman who has Urticaria
- Comparions of Prednisone, Folic Acid, Methotrexate for a 64-year old man who has Tenosynovitis
- Comparions of Venlafaxine Hydrochloride, 5'-methyltetrahydrofolate for a 41-year old woman who has Depression
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
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