Review: could Folic acid cause Loose stools?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 7, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 84,051 people who take Folic acid. Among them, 37 have Loose stools. See who they are, when they have Loose stools and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Folic acid (latest outcomes from 84,660 users) has active ingredients of folic acid. It is often used in therapeutic drug levels, heart injury. Commonly reported side effects of Folic acid include nausea aggravated, nausea, breathing difficulty, fatigue, weakness.
Loose stools (latest reports from 9,176 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, depression, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol.
On Mar, 7, 2014: 84,051 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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