Review: could Folic acid cause Red face?
We study 84,079 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 84,732 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 377,552 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high density lipoprotein decreased, low density lipoprotein increased, high blood pressure, hyperlipidaemia.
On Aug, 17, 2014: 84,072 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 377,538 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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