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Review: could Folic acid cause Red face (Skin blushing/flushing)?

We study 84,080 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

Folic acid (latest outcomes from 84,743 users) has active ingredients of folic acid. It is often used in therapeutic drug levels.

Red face

Red face (a sudden reddening of the face, neck) (latest reports from 377,209 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high density lipoprotein decreased, low density lipoprotein increased, high blood pressure, hyperlipidaemia.

On Sep, 19, 2014: 84,080 people reported to have side effects when taking Folic acid. Among them, 817 people (0.97%) have Red Face.

Trend of Red face in Folic acid reports

Time on Folic acid when people have Red face * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Red face0.00%77.78%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%22.22%

Age of people who have Red face when taking Folic acid * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Red face0.00%0.34%2.35%3.85%6.03%12.90%20.60%53.94%

Severity of Red face when taking Folic acid ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Red face25.00%50.00%0.00%25.00%

How people recovered from Red face ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Red face0.00%25.00%75.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Blood cholesterol increased (128 people, 15.67%)
  2. Rheumatoid arthritis (119 people, 14.57%)
  3. High density lipoprotein decreased (86 people, 10.53%)
  4. Blood triglycerides increased (59 people, 7.22%)
  5. Hypertension (44 people, 5.39%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Niaspan (355 people, 43.45%)
  2. Aspirin (275 people, 33.66%)
  3. Methotrexate (186 people, 22.77%)
  4. Remicade (149 people, 18.24%)
  5. Fish oil (108 people, 13.22%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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