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 84,152 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 has active ingredients of folic acid. It is often used in therapeutic drug levels. (latest outcomes from 84,816 Folic acid users)
Multiple sclerosis (a nervous system disease that affects your brain and spinal cord. it damages the myelin sheath) has been reported by people with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis, depression, pain, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis. (latest reports from 224,273 Multiple sclerosis patients)
On Mar, 9, 2015: 84,152 people reported to have side effects when taking Folic acid. Among them, 196 people (0.23%) have Multiple Sclerosis.
Time on Folic acid when people have Multiple sclerosis * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Multiple sclerosis||11.11%||88.89%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Multiple sclerosis when taking Folic acid * :
|Multiple sclerosis||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||1.08%||11.29%||36.02%||40.32%||11.29% |
Severity of Multiple sclerosis when taking Folic acid ** :
How people recovered from Multiple sclerosis ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Multiple sclerosis (54 people, 27.55%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (34 people, 17.35%)
- Relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (13 people, 6.63%)
- Osteoporosis (12 people, 6.12%)
- Depression (11 people, 5.61%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Methotrexate (71 people, 36.22%)
- Betaseron (42 people, 21.43%)
- Baclofen (42 people, 21.43%)
- Enbrel (41 people, 20.92%)
- Avonex (37 people, 18.88%)
* 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 drug interactions between Fluoxetine, Omeprazole, Prednisone, Folic Acid, Enbrel, Methotrexate for a 56-year old woman with Depression, Chest Tightness Or Pressure, Rheumatoid Arthritis. The patient has Tremor
- A study of drug interactions between Lumigan, Doxazosin Mesylate, Ramipril, Diazepam, Prednisolone, Paracetamol, Tramadol, Folic Acid, Methotrexate for a 66-year old man with Pressure Sore, Blood Pressure Increased, Anxiety Disorder Due To A General Medical Condition, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Lung Surgery. The patient has Oral Discharge
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