Review: could Folic acid cause Melasma?
We study 84,069 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 (latest outcomes from 84,728 users) has active ingredients of folic acid. It is often used in therapeutic drug levels.
Melasma (the mask of pregnancy when present in pregnant women) is a tan or dark skin discoloration) (latest reports from 1,234 patients) has been reported by people with birth control, menorrhagia, systemic lupus erythematosus, high blood cholesterol, convulsion.
On Jul, 13, 2014: 84,064 people reported to have side effects when taking Folic acid. Among them, 2 people (0.00%) have Melasma. They amount to 0.16% of all the 1,228 people who have Melasma on eHealthMe.
Time on Folic acid when people have Melasma * :
Age of people who have Melasma when taking Folic acid * :
Severity of Melasma when taking Folic acid ** :
How people recovered from Melasma ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Rheumatoid arthritis (1 people, 50.00%)
- Hypersensitivity (1 people, 50.00%)
- Migraine (1 people, 50.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Methotrexate (2 people, 100.00%)
- Tramadol hcl (1 people, 50.00%)
- Zyrtec (1 people, 50.00%)
- Flonase (1 people, 50.00%)
- Retin-a (1 people, 50.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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