Review: could Folic acid cause Loose stools?
Summary: Loose stools is found among people who take Folic acid, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Methotrexate, and have Rheumatoid arthritis.
We study 84,152 people who have side effects while taking Folic acid from FDA and social media. Among them, 37 have Loose stools. Find out below who they are, when they have Loose stools 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 84,821 Folic acid users)
Loose stools has been reported by people with osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, depression, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 2,347 Loose stools patients)
On Apr, 1, 2015: 84,152 people reported to have side effects when taking Folic acid. Among them, 37 people (0.04%) have Loose Stools.
Time on Folic acid when people have Loose stools * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Loose stools||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Loose stools when taking Folic acid * :
|Loose stools||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||11.11%||13.89%||5.56%||69.44% |
Severity of Loose stools when taking Folic acid ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Loose stools||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Loose stools ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Rheumatoid arthritis (5 people, 13.51%)
- Atrial fibrillation (3 people, 8.11%)
- Cerebrovascular accident (2 people, 5.41%)
- Osteopenia (2 people, 5.41%)
- Essential hypertension (2 people, 5.41%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Methotrexate (9 people, 24.32%)
- Prilosec (6 people, 16.22%)
- Furosemide (6 people, 16.22%)
- Prednisone (6 people, 16.22%)
- Arava (5 people, 13.51%)
* 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, Methotrexate, Enbrel for a 51-year old woman with Rheumatoid Arthritis. The patient has Nausea, Abdominal Pain
- A study of drug interactions between Metoprolol Succinate, Methotrexate Sodium Preservative Free, Plavix, Plaquenil, Humira, Folic Acid, Atorvastatin Calcium for a 59-year old woman with Coronary Artery Disease, Rheumatoid Arthritis, High Blood Cholesterol. The patient has Weight Gain
- A study of drug interactions between Folic Acid, Vitamin D, Zoloft, Methotrexate, Plaquenil for a 53-year old woman with Hair Loss, Iga Deficiency, Depression, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Lupus Erythematosus. The patient has Don't Want To Socialize At All
- A study of side effects of Chantix for a 30-year old woman with Stop Smoking. The patient has Loose Stools
- A study of side effects of Lasix for a 57-year old man with Congestive Heart Failure. The patient has Loose Stools
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