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Review: could Folic acid cause Thin blood (Thrombocytopenia )?

We study 84,080 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

Folic acid (latest outcomes from 84,747 users) has active ingredients of folic acid. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis.

Thin blood

Thin blood (latest reports from 238,503 patients) has been reported by people with multiple myeloma, hepatitis c, high blood pressure, preventive health care, idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura.

On Sep, 14, 2014: 84,080 people reported to have side effects when taking Folic acid. Among them, 983 people (1.17%) have Thin Blood.

Trend of Thin blood in Folic acid reports

Time on Folic acid when people have Thin blood * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Thin blood9.52%61.90%0.00%0.00%9.52%9.52%9.52%

Age of people who have Thin blood when taking Folic acid * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Thin blood0.11%0.45%0.45%2.81%5.51%11.01%17.75%61.91%

Severity of Thin blood when taking Folic acid ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Thin blood ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (98 people, 9.97%)
  2. Paroxysmal nocturnal haemoglobinuria (82 people, 8.34%)
  3. Non-small cell lung cancer (73 people, 7.43%)
  4. Multiple myeloma (69 people, 7.02%)
  5. Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (68 people, 6.92%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (169 people, 17.19%)
  2. Vitamin b-12 (161 people, 16.38%)
  3. Methotrexate (132 people, 13.43%)
  4. Prednisone (131 people, 13.33%)
  5. Lasix (98 people, 9.97%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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