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Review: could Folic acid cause Uti (Urinary tract infection)?

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

We study 84,144 people who have side effects while taking Folic acid from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,876 have Uti. Find out below who they are, when they have Uti and more.

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Folic acid

Folic acid has active ingredients of folic acid. It is often used in therapeutic drug levels. (latest outcomes from 84,803 Folic acid users)

Uti

Uti (urinary tract infection) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, pain. (latest reports from 66,192 Uti patients)

On Jan, 2, 2015: 84,134 people reported to have side effects when taking Folic acid. Among them, 1,850 people (2.20%) have Uti.

Trend of Uti in Folic acid reports

Time on Folic acid when people have Uti * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Uti3.77%39.62%33.96%11.32%11.32%0.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Uti when taking Folic acid * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Uti0.12%0.00%0.85%4.00%10.55%11.89%21.35%51.24%

Severity of Uti when taking Folic acid ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Uti0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Uti ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (673 people, 36.38%)
  2. Hypertension (203 people, 10.97%)
  3. Pain (177 people, 9.57%)
  4. Osteoporosis (162 people, 8.76%)
  5. Urinary tract infection (110 people, 5.95%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Methotrexate (694 people, 37.51%)
  2. Prednisone (436 people, 23.57%)
  3. Humira (406 people, 21.95%)
  4. Aspirin (388 people, 20.97%)
  5. Omeprazole (259 people, 14.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (4 years ago):

  • Here's a what I take of Focalin XR 30mg and Methylin 10mg(with docs. permission cut in half, so I'm really taking 5mg around 340 and 5mg around)

    Focalin: first few hours: dislike it, hyperactive, worse spaceyness and really forgetful. eaily irritated/distracted
    hour 5 or 6: love it all bad effects gone, focused, motivated, but a tiny bit spacy and forgetful still. Plus still a bit irritable
    Soon after starting methylin I got a UTI, focalin seems to make the uhh..urgency worse..(but it might not be, just what i think)

    Maybe later I'll write more about everything else(kinda tired now..)

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