Review: could Folic acid cause Upper respiratory tract infection?
Summary: Upper respiratory tract infection is found among people who take Folic acid, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, 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, 861 have Upper respiratory tract infection. Find out below who they are, when they have Upper respiratory tract infection and more.
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Folic acid has active ingredients of folic acid. It is often used in therapeutic drug levels. (latest outcomes from 84,816 Folic acid users)
Upper respiratory tract infection
Upper respiratory tract infection has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, pain. (latest reports from 20,124 Upper respiratory tract infection patients)
On Mar, 6, 2015: 84,152 people reported to have side effects when taking Folic acid. Among them, 861 people (1.02%) have Upper Respiratory Tract Infection.
Time on Folic acid when people have Upper respiratory tract infection * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Upper respiratory tract infection||0.00%||0.00%||59.09%||0.00%||4.55%||36.36%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Upper respiratory tract infection when taking Folic acid * :
|Upper respiratory tract infection||0.41%||1.49%||1.63%||2.04%||7.46%||17.10%||29.58%||40.30% |
Severity of Upper respiratory tract infection when taking Folic acid ** :
How people recovered from Upper respiratory tract infection ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Rheumatoid arthritis (194 people, 22.53%)
- Depression (48 people, 5.57%)
- Pain (46 people, 5.34%)
- Hypertension (42 people, 4.88%)
- Convulsion (40 people, 4.65%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Methotrexate (428 people, 49.71%)
- Enbrel (329 people, 38.21%)
- Prednisone (247 people, 28.69%)
- Aspirin (113 people, 13.12%)
- Humira (112 people, 13.01%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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- A study of drug interactions between Folic Acid, Vitamin D, Zoloft, Methotrexate, Plaquenil for a 53-year old woman with Hair Loss, Iga Deficiency, Depression, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Lupus Erythematosus. The patient has Don't Want To Socialize At All
- A study of drug interactions between Fluoxetine, Omeprazole, Prednisone, Folic Acid, Enbrel, Methotrexate for a 56-year old woman with Depression, Chest Tightness Or Pressure, Rheumatoid Arthritis. The patient has Tremor
- A study of drug interactions between Lumigan, Doxazosin Mesylate, Ramipril, Diazepam, Prednisolone, Paracetamol, Tramadol, Folic Acid, Methotrexate for a 66-year old man with Pressure Sore, Blood Pressure Increased, Anxiety Disorder Due To A General Medical Condition, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Lung Surgery. The patient has Oral Discharge
- A study of drug interactions between Folic Acid, Otrexup, Prednisone, Enbrel for a 58-year old man with Rheumatoid Arthritis. The patient has Hypertension, Skin Cancer - Basal Cell, Hot Flashes, Rash Generalised
- A study of drug interactions between Corgard, Folic Acid, Zoloft, Wellbutrin for a 45-year old woman with Migraine, Hair Growth Abnormal, Depression. The patient has Short-term Memory Loss
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