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Review: could Folic acid cause Multiple sclerosis?

Summary: Multiple sclerosis 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 Methotrexate, and have Multiple sclerosis.

We study 84,114 people who have side effects while taking Folic acid from FDA and social media. Among them, 196 have Multiple sclerosis. Find out below who they are, when they have Multiple sclerosis and more.

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Folic acid

Folic acid (latest outcomes from 84,776 users) has active ingredients of folic acid. It is often used in therapeutic drug levels.

Trend of folic acid reports

Multiple sclerosis

Multiple sclerosis (a nervous system disease that affects your brain and spinal cord. it damages the myelin sheath) (latest reports from 279,326 patients) has been reported by people with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis, depression, pain, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis.

Trend of Multiple sclerosis reports

On Oct, 29, 2014: 84,080 people reported to have side effects when taking Folic acid. Among them, 196 people (0.23%) have Multiple Sclerosis.

Trend of Multiple sclerosis in Folic acid reports

Time on Folic acid when people have Multiple sclerosis * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Multiple sclerosis11.11%88.89%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Multiple sclerosis when taking Folic acid * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Multiple sclerosis0.00%0.00%0.00%1.08%11.29%36.02%40.32%11.29%

Severity of Multiple sclerosis when taking Folic acid ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Multiple sclerosis ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Multiple sclerosis (54 people, 27.55%)
  2. Rheumatoid arthritis (34 people, 17.35%)
  3. Relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (13 people, 6.63%)
  4. Osteoporosis (12 people, 6.12%)
  5. Depression (11 people, 5.61%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Methotrexate (71 people, 36.22%)
  2. Betaseron (42 people, 21.43%)
  3. Baclofen (42 people, 21.43%)
  4. Enbrel (41 people, 20.92%)
  5. Avonex (37 people, 18.88%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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    (Asked by a 73 year old man who has Vertigo, Confusion, Loss Of Memory, Fatigue, and takes Folic Acid, Imitrex, Cialis, Omeprazole, Aspirin, Hydrochlorothiazide, Crestor)
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    (Asked by a 25 year old woman who has Hirsutism, Androgenic Alopecia In Women, and takes Folic Acid, Finasteride )
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