A study for a 68 year old man who takes Folic Acid - from FDA reports


Summary

8,015 males aged 68 (±5) who take the same drug are studied. This is a personalized study for a 68 year old male patient who has Blood Test Abnormal. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA.

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On Mar, 19, 2017

8,015 males aged 68 (±5) who takes Folic Acid are studied.

Number of reports submitted per year:

Folic Acid for a 68-year old man.

Information of the patient in this study:

  • Age: 68
  • Gender: male
  • Conditions: Blood Test Abnormal
  • Drugs taken:
    • Folic Acid (folic acid)
  • Side effects: Dry Mouth

eHealthMe real world results:

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

  • Dry Mouth: 30 (0.37% of males aged 68 (±5) who take the drug)

As an adverse outcome could be a symptom of a condition, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, regardless of which drug is taken, how many female HBP patients aged 50 (±5) have nausea

As an adverse outcome could be a side effect of a drug, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, how many female Aspirin users aged 50 (±5) have nausea

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (1,787 people, 22.30%)
  • Preventive Health Care (728 people, 9.08%)
  • High Blood Pressure (696 people, 8.68%)
  • Lung Cancer - Non-Small Cell (636 people, 7.94%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (529 people, 6.60%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Methotrexate (2,091 people, 26.09%)
  • Aspirin (1,320 people, 16.47%)
  • Prednisone (1,034 people, 12.90%)
  • Humira (800 people, 9.98%)
  • Lipitor (769 people, 9.59%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Breathing Difficulty (527 people, 6.58%)
  • Weakness (520 people, 6.49%)
  • Pneumonia (484 people, 6.04%)
  • Thrombocytopenia (461 people, 5.75%)
  • Fatigue (458 people, 5.71%)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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