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

Summary: Thin blood is found among people who take Folic acid, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Aspirin, and have Rheumatoid arthritis.

We study 84,144 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 has active ingredients of folic acid. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from 84,811 Folic acid users)

Thin blood

Thin blood has been reported by people with multiple myeloma, hepatitis c, high blood pressure, preventive health care, idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura. (latest reports from 41,017 Thin blood patients)

On Feb, 26, 2015: 84,144 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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  • 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.

    Fraud!!!!

    Reply

    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

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    K S Prakash on Apr, 6, 2011:

    Hi
    I used Lopid 300 mg once a day for about 3 to 3.5 months. My blood sugar levels rose...
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    Lopid also caused pain in the lower ribs, just above the stomach apart from muscle weakness.
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