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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 84,144 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

Folic acid has active ingredients of folic acid. It is often used in therapeutic drug levels. (latest outcomes from 84,803 Folic acid users)

Hirsutism

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 1,960 Hirsutism patients)

On Jan, 30, 2015: 84,144 people reported to have side effects when taking Folic acid. Among them, 11 people (0.01%) have Hirsutism.

Trend of Hirsutism in Folic acid reports

Time on Folic acid when people have Hirsutism * :

n/a

Age of people who have Hirsutism when taking Folic acid * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Hirsutism0.00%0.00%0.00%37.50%0.00%0.00%12.50%50.00%

Severity of Hirsutism when taking Folic acid ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Hirsutism ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Asthma (3 people, 27.27%)
  2. Temporal lobe epilepsy (3 people, 27.27%)
  3. Epilepsy (3 people, 27.27%)
  4. Rheumatoid arthritis (1 people, 9.09%)
  5. Female pattern baldness (1 people, 9.09%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. All other therapeutic products (3 people, 27.27%)
  2. Alesse (3 people, 27.27%)
  3. Lamictal (3 people, 27.27%)
  4. Corticosteroids (3 people, 27.27%)
  5. Vitamin d (3 people, 27.27%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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