Folic acid and Multiple sclerosis - from FDA reports
Multiple sclerosis is found among people who take Folic acid, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Methotrexate, and have Relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis. This review analyzes which people have Multiple sclerosis 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, 04, 2017
103,933 people reported to have side effects when taking Folic acid.
Among them, 204 people (0.2%) have Multiple sclerosis
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Folic acid when people have Multiple sclerosis *:
- < 1 month: 33.33 %
- 1 - 6 months: 66.67 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Multiple sclerosis when taking Folic acid *:
- female: 79.31 %
- male: 20.69 %
Age of people who have Multiple sclerosis when taking Folic acid *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 1.16 %
- 30-39: 13.87 %
- 40-49: 33.53 %
- 50-59: 38.15 %
- 60+: 13.29 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Relapsing-Remitting Multiple Sclerosis (14 people, 6.86%)
- Osteoporosis (13 people, 6.37%)
- Psoriatic Arthropathy (11 people, 5.39%)
- Depression (11 people, 5.39%)
- Pain (9 people, 4.41%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Methotrexate (74 people, 36.27%)
- Avonex (38 people, 18.63%)
- Enbrel (37 people, 18.14%)
- Baclofen (35 people, 17.16%)
- Betaseron (32 people, 15.69%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Weakness (31 people, 15.20%)
- Gait Disturbance (24 people, 11.76%)
- Memory Loss (22 people, 10.78%)
- Headache (21 people, 10.29%)
- Depression (20 people, 9.80%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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