Review: could Folic acid cause Thin blood?
We study 84,069 people who have side effects while taking Folic acid from FDA and social media. Among them, 983 have Thin blood. Find out below who they are, when they have Thin blood and more.
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Folic acid (latest outcomes from 84,725 users) has active ingredients of folic acid. It is often used in therapeutic drug levels.
Thin blood (latest reports from 236,369 patients) has been reported by people with multiple myeloma, high blood pressure, preventive health care, idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura, schizophrenia.
On Jul, 13, 2014: 84,064 people reported to have side effects when taking Folic acid. Among them, 983 people (1.17%) have Thin Blood. They amount to 0.40% of all the 244,345 people who have Thin Blood on eHealthMe.
Time on Folic acid when people have Thin blood * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Thin blood||9.52%||61.90%||0.00%||0.00%||9.52%||9.52%||9.52% |
Age of people who have Thin blood when taking Folic acid * :
|Thin blood||0.11%||0.45%||0.45%||2.81%||5.51%||11.01%||17.75%||61.91% |
Severity of Thin blood when taking Folic acid ** :
How people recovered from Thin blood ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Rheumatoid arthritis (98 people, 9.97%)
- Paroxysmal nocturnal haemoglobinuria (82 people, 8.34%)
- Non-small cell lung cancer (73 people, 7.43%)
- Multiple myeloma (69 people, 7.02%)
- Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (68 people, 6.92%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (169 people, 17.19%)
- Vitamin b-12 (161 people, 16.38%)
- Methotrexate (132 people, 13.43%)
- Prednisone (131 people, 13.33%)
- Lasix (98 people, 9.97%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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K S Prakash on Apr, 6, 2011:
I used Lopid 300 mg once a day for about 3 to 3.5 months. My blood sugar levels rose...
I stopped Lopid.
Lopid also caused pain in the lower ribs, just above the stomach apart from muscle weakness.
I stopped the drug and awaiting for improvement.
Fresno on Dec, 9, 2012:
Over the past year, I have lost substantial muscle tone. Strength remains ok but significant change is hardness of muscles though my diet and workout routine remain the same. I stopped finasteride and continue to loss muscle tone. Have had blood work and other tests all negative. Any suggestions
william mcniff on Nov, 20, 2012:
No one lost muscle tissue/weight during or after the BMT????Really??? I lost 75lbs during and after my BMT. 205 to 130lbs. I have no muscle mass at all.
It has been over 4 years since my transplant and I still cannot rebuild the lost muscle. This is with
testosterone shots weight training BCAA Whey protein
creatine etc etc etc.
I find it hard to believe muscle wasting did not occur with other patients.
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