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Review: could Folic acid cause Melasma?

Summary: Melasma is reported only by a few people who take Folic acid.

We study 84,144 people who have side effects while taking Folic acid from FDA and social media. Among them, 2 have Melasma. Find out below who they are, when they have Melasma 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 84,805 Folic acid users)

Melasma

Melasma (the mask of pregnancy when present in pregnant women) is a tan or dark skin discoloration) has been reported by people with birth control, heavy or prolong menstrual bleeding, systemic lupus erythematosus, hormone therapy, convulsion. (latest reports from 410 Melasma patients)

On Feb, 28, 2015: 84,144 people reported to have side effects when taking Folic acid. Among them, 2 people (0.00%) have Melasma.

Trend of Melasma in Folic acid reports

Time on Folic acid when people have Melasma * :

n/a

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Melasma0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%50.00%0.00%0.00%50.00%

Severity of Melasma when taking Folic acid ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Melasma ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (1 people, 50.00%)
  2. Hypersensitivity (1 people, 50.00%)
  3. Migraine (1 people, 50.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Methotrexate (2 people, 100.00%)
  2. Tramadol hcl (1 people, 50.00%)
  3. Zyrtec (1 people, 50.00%)
  4. Flonase (1 people, 50.00%)
  5. Retin-a (1 people, 50.00%)

* 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 (2 weeks ago):

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

    Reply

  • From this study (3 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

    Reply

  • From this study (1 month 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.

    Reply

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