Review: could Folic acid cause Uti?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 8, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 84,051 people who take Folic acid. Among them, 1,876 have Uti. See who they are, when they have Uti and more. This review is 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 therapeutic drug levels, heart injury. Commonly reported side effects of Folic acid include nausea aggravated, nausea, breathing difficulty, fatigue, weakness.
Uti (urinary tract infection) (latest reports from 438,110 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, pain.
On Feb, 12, 2014: 80,622 people reported to have side effects when taking Folic acid. Among them, 1,702 people (2.11%) have Uti.
Time on Folic acid when people have Uti * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Age of people who have Uti when taking Folic acid * :
Severity of Uti when taking Folic acid ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Uti ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Rheumatoid arthritis (655 people, 38.48%)
- Hypertension (180 people, 10.58%)
- Pain (174 people, 10.22%)
- Osteoporosis (155 people, 9.11%)
- Prophylaxis (97 people, 5.70%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Methotrexate (670 people, 39.37%)
- Prednisone (430 people, 25.26%)
- Humira (395 people, 23.21%)
- Aspirin (368 people, 21.62%)
- Omeprazole (250 people, 14.69%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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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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