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Review: could Folic acid cause Systemic lupus erythematosus?

Summary: Systemic lupus erythematosus is found among people who take Folic acid, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Methotrexate, and have Rheumatoid arthritis.

We study 84,152 people who have side effects while taking Folic acid from FDA and social media. Among them, 298 have Systemic lupus erythematosus. Find out below who they are, when they have Systemic lupus erythematosus and more.

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Folic acid

Folic acid has active ingredients of folic acid. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from 84,811 Folic acid users)

Systemic lupus erythematosus

Systemic lupus erythematosus (an autoimmune disease, which means the body's immune system mistakenly, attacks healthy tissue) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, crohn's disease, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure. (latest reports from 13,108 Systemic lupus erythematosus patients)

On Feb, 13, 2015: 84,144 people reported to have side effects when taking Folic acid. Among them, 298 people (0.35%) have Systemic Lupus Erythematosus.

Trend of Systemic lupus erythematosus in Folic acid reports

Time on Folic acid when people have Systemic lupus erythematosus * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Systemic lupus erythematosus84.62%0.00%0.00%15.38%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Systemic lupus erythematosus when taking Folic acid * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Systemic lupus erythematosus0.42%0.00%5.88%5.04%10.92%28.57%21.85%27.31%

Severity of Systemic lupus erythematosus when taking Folic acid ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Systemic lupus erythematosus ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (94 people, 31.54%)
  2. Systemic lupus erythematosus (37 people, 12.42%)
  3. Osteoporosis (19 people, 6.38%)
  4. Hepatitis c (17 people, 5.70%)
  5. Pain (12 people, 4.03%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Methotrexate (142 people, 47.65%)
  2. Prednisone (101 people, 33.89%)
  3. Remicade (95 people, 31.88%)
  4. Omeprazole (40 people, 13.42%)
  5. Plaquenil (38 people, 12.75%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (2 weeks ago):

  • I CONTINUE TO HAVE STARING SEIZURES,WITH HEAT,ANXIETY,PAIN,STRESS,FATIGUE,MUSCLE WEAKNESS,RESTLESS LEGS AND ARMS, TIA STROKES, NAUSEA, ETC...

    Reply

  • From this study (3 weeks ago):

  • This condition started about 2 to 3 mths ago. Since then I have been given prednisone and antibiotics (twice) While on the meds I get no symptoms but as soon as I stop they return. Doctor suggests I have an allergy to something, but I have not changed anything in the last three months

    Reply

  • From this study (1 month ago):

  • My chest begin after walking or cycling at a heart rate of 90-95 bpm for 5 minutes
    and increase in intensity for 10 minutes and a heart rate 100-105. The chest pains
    subside gradually and disappear after 5 more minutes of continued walking or cycling.

    I had the same condition before taking Folic acid and Methotrexate.

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