Folic acid and Irritable bowel syndrome - from FDA reports


Summary

Irritable bowel syndrome is found among people who take Folic acid, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Xanax, and have Osteoporosis. This review analyzes which people have Irritable bowel syndrome 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, 19, 2017

103,933 people reported to have side effects when taking Folic acid.
Among them, 205 people (0.2%) have Irritable bowel syndrome


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Folic acid cause Irritable bowel syndrome?

Time on Folic acid when people have Irritable bowel syndrome *:

  • < 1 month: 33.33 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 33.33 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 16.67 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 16.67 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Irritable bowel syndrome when taking Folic acid *:

  • female: 80.3 %
  • male: 19.7 %

Age of people who have Irritable bowel syndrome when taking Folic acid *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 1.15 %
  • 10-19: 5.17 %
  • 20-29: 6.9 %
  • 30-39: 12.64 %
  • 40-49: 8.62 %
  • 50-59: 33.91 %
  • 60+: 31.61 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Osteoporosis (20 people, 9.76%)
  • Pain (18 people, 8.78%)
  • Depression (17 people, 8.29%)
  • Breast Cancer (17 people, 8.29%)
  • Metastases To Bone (16 people, 7.80%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Xanax (57 people, 27.80%)
  • Lasix (54 people, 26.34%)
  • Zometa (53 people, 25.85%)
  • Methotrexate (52 people, 25.37%)
  • Aredia (51 people, 24.88%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Stress And Anxiety (89 people, 43.41%)
  • Diarrhea (77 people, 37.56%)
  • Pain (69 people, 33.66%)
  • Depression (64 people, 31.22%)
  • Anaemia (64 people, 31.22%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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