Review: could Folic acid cause Thin blood?
This is a review of Thin blood (Thrombocytopenia ) by studying 84,051 people who take Folic acid. We analyze: the time on Folic acid when people have Thin blood, age of these people, the severity of Thin blood, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Folic acid. The review is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Folic acid (latest outcomes from 84,660 users) has active ingredients of folic acid. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis, therapeutic drug levels. Commonly reported side effects of Folic acid include nausea aggravated, nausea, breathing difficulty, fatigue, weakness.
Thin blood (latest reports from 233,777 patients) has been reported by people with multiple myeloma, hepatitis c, high blood pressure, preventive health care, idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura.
On Feb, 24, 2014: 80,622 people reported to have side effects when taking Folic acid. Among them, 948 people (1.18%) have Thin Blood.
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||0.12%||0.46%||0.46%||2.90%||5.69%||10.57%||18.35%||61.44% |
Severity of Thin blood when taking Folic acid ** :
How people recovered from Thin blood ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Rheumatoid arthritis (94 people, 9.92%)
- Paroxysmal nocturnal haemoglobinuria (82 people, 8.65%)
- Non-small cell lung cancer (68 people, 7.17%)
- Multiple myeloma (67 people, 7.07%)
- Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (67 people, 7.07%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (167 people, 17.62%)
- Vitamin b-12 (155 people, 16.35%)
- Prednisone (130 people, 13.71%)
- Methotrexate (130 people, 13.71%)
- Lasix (94 people, 9.92%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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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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