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

We study 84,080 people who have side effects while taking Folic acid from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,057 have Uti. Find out below who they are, when they have Uti and more.

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Folic acid

Folic acid (latest outcomes from 84,747 users) has active ingredients of folic acid. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis.

Uti

Uti (urinary tract infection) (latest reports from 450,550 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, pain.

On Sep, 16, 2014: 84,080 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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    Maybe later I'll write more about everything else(kinda tired now..)

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