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Review: could Folic acid cause Irritable bowel syndrome?

Summary: Irritable bowel syndrome is found among people who take Folic acid, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Xanax, and have Rheumatoid arthritis.

We study 84,152 people who have side effects while taking Folic acid from FDA and social media. Among them, 161 have Irritable bowel syndrome. Find out below who they are, when they have Irritable bowel syndrome 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 84,811 Folic acid users)

Irritable bowel syndrome

Irritable bowel syndrome has been reported by people with acne, osteoporosis, depression, osteopenia, high blood pressure. (latest reports from 15,681 Irritable bowel syndrome patients)

On Feb, 25, 2015: 84,144 people reported to have side effects when taking Folic acid. Among them, 161 people (0.19%) have Irritable Bowel Syndrome.

Trend of Irritable bowel syndrome in Folic acid reports

Time on Folic acid when people have Irritable bowel syndrome * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Irritable bowel syndrome33.33%33.33%16.67%0.00%16.67%0.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Irritable bowel syndrome when taking Folic acid * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Irritable bowel syndrome0.00%0.72%4.35%6.52%16.67%7.97%33.33%30.43%

Severity of Irritable bowel syndrome when taking Folic acid ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Irritable bowel syndrome0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Irritable bowel syndrome ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Irritable bowel syndrome0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (39 people, 24.22%)
  2. Osteoporosis (16 people, 9.94%)
  3. Breast cancer (13 people, 8.07%)
  4. Pain (12 people, 7.45%)
  5. Anxiety (12 people, 7.45%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Xanax (53 people, 32.92%)
  2. Lasix (46 people, 28.57%)
  3. Zometa (44 people, 27.33%)
  4. Aredia (43 people, 26.71%)
  5. Methotrexate (36 people, 22.36%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (1 week ago):

  • I CONTINUE TO HAVE STARING SEIZURES,WITH HEAT,ANXIETY,PAIN,STRESS,FATIGUE,MUSCLE WEAKNESS,RESTLESS LEGS AND ARMS, TIA STROKES, NAUSEA, ETC...

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  • From this study (2 weeks ago):

  • This condition started about 2 to 3 mths ago. Since then I have been given prednisone and antibiotics (twice) While on the meds I get no symptoms but as soon as I stop they return. Doctor suggests I have an allergy to something, but I have not changed anything in the last three months

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  • From this study (4 weeks ago):

  • My chest begin after walking or cycling at a heart rate of 90-95 bpm for 5 minutes
    and increase in intensity for 10 minutes and a heart rate 100-105. The chest pains
    subside gradually and disappear after 5 more minutes of continued walking or cycling.

    I had the same condition before taking Folic acid and Methotrexate.

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