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Review: could Folic acid cause Sleep aid (Insomnia)?





Summary: Sleep aid is found among people who take Folic acid, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Methotrexate, and have Rheumatoid arthritis.

We study 84,123 people who have side effects while taking Folic acid from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,117 have Sleep aid. Find out below who they are, when they have Sleep aid and more.

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Folic acid

Folic acid has active ingredients of folic acid. It is often used in therapeutic drug levels. (view latest outcomes from 84,782 users)

Sleep aid

Sleep aid (sleeplessness) has been reported by people with depression, insomnia, quit smoking, high blood pressure, pain.(latest reports from Sleep aid 123,448 patients)

On Nov, 30, 2014: 84,123 people reported to have side effects when taking Folic acid. Among them, 1,117 people (1.33%) have Sleep Aid.

Trend of Sleep aid in Folic acid reports

Time on Folic acid when people have Sleep aid * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Sleep aid0.00%18.18%36.36%9.09%27.27%6.82%2.27%

Age of people who have Sleep aid when taking Folic acid * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Sleep aid0.00%0.00%0.43%4.21%8.64%16.74%26.13%43.84%

Severity of Sleep aid when taking Folic acid ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Sleep aid6.25%37.50%43.75%12.50%

How people recovered from Sleep aid ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Sleep aid0.00%12.50%87.50%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (250 people, 22.38%)
  2. Depression (120 people, 10.74%)
  3. Pain (105 people, 9.40%)
  4. Hypertension (95 people, 8.50%)
  5. Osteoporosis (85 people, 7.61%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Methotrexate (289 people, 25.87%)
  2. Aspirin (225 people, 20.14%)
  3. Prednisone (211 people, 18.89%)
  4. Humira (148 people, 13.25%)
  5. Lasix (136 people, 12.18%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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