Folic acid and Hirsutism - from FDA reports


Hirsutism is found among people who take Folic acid, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old also take medication Enbrel, and have Asthma. This review analyzes which people have Hirsutism with Folic acid. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 103,933 people who have side effects when taking Folic acid from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Sep, 03, 2017

103,933 people reported to have side effects when taking Folic acid.
Among them, 19 people (0.02%) have Hirsutism

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Could Folic acid cause Hirsutism?

Gender of people who have Hirsutism when taking Folic acid *:

  • female: 94.74 %
  • male: 5.26 %

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

  • 0-1: 6.67 %
  • 2-9: 6.67 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 20.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 6.67 %
  • 50-59: 33.33 %
  • 60+: 26.67 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Asthma (4 people, 21.05%)
  • Temporal Lobe Epilepsy (3 people, 15.79%)
  • Epilepsy (3 people, 15.79%)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension (1 person, 5.26%)
  • Convulsion (1 person, 5.26%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Ramipril (4 people, 21.05%)
  • Enbrel (4 people, 21.05%)
  • Phenytoin (3 people, 15.79%)
  • Methotrexate (3 people, 15.79%)
  • Dilantin (3 people, 15.79%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Swelling (4 people, 21.05%)
  • Nervous System Disorder (4 people, 21.05%)
  • Liver Function Test Abnormal (4 people, 21.05%)
  • High Blood Pressure (4 people, 21.05%)
  • Gingival Hypertrophy (4 people, 21.05%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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