Review: could Folic acid cause Red face?
Summary: Red face could be caused by Folic acid, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Niaspan, and have Blood cholesterol increased.
We study 84,029 people who have side effects while taking Folic acid from FDA and social media. Among them, 817 have Red face. Find out below who they are, when they have Red face and more.
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Folic acid (latest outcomes from 84,682 users) has active ingredients of folic acid. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis.
Red face (a sudden reddening of the face, neck) (latest reports from 372,376 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high density lipoprotein decreased, low density lipoprotein increased, high blood pressure, hyperlipidaemia.
On Apr, 12, 2014: 84,066 people reported to have side effects when taking Folic acid. Among them, 817 people (0.97%) have Red Face. They amount to 0.22% of all the 372,094 people who have Red Face on eHealthMe.
Time on Folic acid when people have Red face * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Red face||0.00%||77.78%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||22.22% |
Age of people who have Red face when taking Folic acid * :
|Red face||0.00%||0.34%||2.35%||3.85%||6.03%||12.90%||20.60%||53.94% |
Severity of Red face when taking Folic acid ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Red face||25.00%||50.00%||0.00%||25.00% |
How people recovered from Red face ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Red face||0.00%||25.00%||75.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Blood cholesterol increased (128 people, 15.67%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (119 people, 14.57%)
- High density lipoprotein decreased (86 people, 10.53%)
- Blood triglycerides increased (59 people, 7.22%)
- Hypertension (44 people, 5.39%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Niaspan (355 people, 43.45%)
- Aspirin (275 people, 33.66%)
- Methotrexate (186 people, 22.77%)
- Remicade (149 people, 18.24%)
- Fish oil (108 people, 13.22%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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