Folic acid and Loose stools - from FDA reports


Loose stools is found among people who take Folic acid, especially for people who are female, 60+ old also take medication Methotrexate, and have Atrial fibrillation/flutter. This review analyzes which people have Loose stools 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 Aug, 27, 2017

103,933 people reported to have side effects when taking Folic acid.
Among them, 36 people (0.03%) have Loose stools

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Folic acid cause Loose stools?

Gender of people who have Loose stools when taking Folic acid *:

  • female: 75 %
  • male: 25 %

Age of people who have Loose stools when taking Folic acid *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 11.76 %
  • 40-49: 14.71 %
  • 50-59: 5.88 %
  • 60+: 67.65 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (2 people, 5.56%)
  • Stroke (1 person, 2.78%)
  • Nasal Congestion (1 person, 2.78%)
  • Hormone Replacement Therapy (1 person, 2.78%)
  • High Density Lipoprotein Decreased (1 person, 2.78%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Methotrexate (9 people, 25.00%)
  • Prilosec (6 people, 16.67%)
  • Prednisone (6 people, 16.67%)
  • Omeprazole (5 people, 13.89%)
  • Levothyroxine Sodium (5 people, 13.89%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (6 people, 16.67%)
  • Nausea (5 people, 13.89%)
  • Diarrhea (5 people, 13.89%)
  • Fainting (4 people, 11.11%)
  • Abdominal Pain Upper (4 people, 11.11%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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