Review: could Folic acid cause Nausea?
(By eHealthMe on Feb, 12, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.2/4
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, 4,495 have Nausea. See who they are, when they have Nausea 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 rheumatoid arthritis, therapeutic drug levels. Commonly reported side effects of Folic acid include nausea aggravated, nausea, breathing difficulty, fatigue, weakness.
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit) (latest reports from 1,867,224 patients) has been reported by people with type 2 diabetes, quit smoking, high blood pressure, depression, pain.
On Feb, 12, 2014: 80,622 people reported to have side effects when taking Folic acid. Among them, 4,495 people (5.58%) have Nausea.
Time on Folic acid when people have Nausea * :
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Age of people who have Nausea when taking Folic acid * :
Severity of Nausea when taking Folic acid ** :
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How people recovered from Nausea ** :
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Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Rheumatoid arthritis (959 people, 21.33%)
- Pain (363 people, 8.08%)
- Hypertension (298 people, 6.63%)
- Osteoporosis (255 people, 5.67%)
- Depression (215 people, 4.78%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Methotrexate (1,332 people, 29.63%)
- Aspirin (875 people, 19.47%)
- Prednisone (871 people, 19.38%)
- Humira (626 people, 13.93%)
- Vitamin b-12 (480 people, 10.68%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Every thing I eat or drink make me sick. The only thing I have found to help is Gatorade
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i have had these symptoms now for 3 weeks with no change my white blood cells are elevated previously 1 week they were 20,000 now on new blood test i have 18,600 whits blood cells and now the granulocyte maturation with no blast.
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B.R.Bahl on Nov, 25, 2012:
MY WIFE HAS BEEN USING fosavance 70 mg for the last 4 years without break.She feels fed up with the medicine,should she discontinue and use the one at monthly intervals.would you please reply which is the best medicine. Is there loss/damage if she discontinues.She feels no relief from the pain in the right side of her body.she takes pain killer medicine,doctor tell her to continue using till we are alive and forever.She feel difficulty to walk even upto few yards .She feel bodily and mentally weakness.will you pl tell her what she should do,continue to take or discontinue the medicine.
CC on Nov, 30, 2012:
I saw the same symptoms on Mystery Diagnosis. It was the patient’s thyroid. Have your wife go to a thyroid specialist.
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