Folic acid and Systemic lupus erythematosus - from FDA reports
Systemic lupus erythematosus is found among people who take Folic acid, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Methotrexate, and have Osteoporosis. This review analyzes which people have Systemic lupus erythematosus 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, 24, 2017
103,933 people reported to have side effects when taking Folic acid.
Among them, 356 people (0.34%) have Systemic lupus erythematosus
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Folic acid when people have Systemic lupus erythematosus *:
- < 1 month: 78.57 %
- 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 7.14 %
- 2 - 5 years: 14.29 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Systemic lupus erythematosus when taking Folic acid *:
- female: 92.77 %
- male: 7.23 %
Age of people who have Systemic lupus erythematosus when taking Folic acid *:
- 0-1: 0.36 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 5.09 %
- 20-29: 5.45 %
- 30-39: 10.91 %
- 40-49: 28.0 %
- 50-59: 24.0 %
- 60+: 26.18 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Osteoporosis (22 people, 6.18%)
- Hepatitis C (17 people, 4.78%)
- Pain (15 people, 4.21%)
- Muscle Spasms (15 people, 4.21%)
- Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (12 people, 3.37%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Methotrexate (173 people, 48.60%)
- Prednisone (122 people, 34.27%)
- Remicade (94 people, 26.40%)
- Plaquenil (57 people, 16.01%)
- Omeprazole (50 people, 14.04%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Fever (46 people, 12.92%)
- Fatigue (41 people, 11.52%)
- Rashes (40 people, 11.24%)
- Nausea (39 people, 10.96%)
- Joint Pain (37 people, 10.39%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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