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


Summary

8,062 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 Oct, 25, 2017

8,062 males aged 68 (±5) who take 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)

eHealthMe real world results:

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

  • Dry Mouth: 28 (0.35% 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

Most common side effects over time

< 1 month:
  • diarrhea
  • thrombocytopenia
  • acute kidney failure
  • hypotension
  • breathing difficulty
  • candidiasis
  • general physical health deterioration
  • agranulocytosis
  • ileus paralytic
  • pancytopenia
1 - 6 months:
  • pneumonia
  • pneumonia aspiration
  • respiratory acidosis
  • appetite - decreased
  • arthritis
  • fatigue
  • weakness
  • thrombocytopenia
  • pulmonary embolism
  • implant site haemorrhage
6 - 12 months:
  • lymphangitis
  • renal failure acute
  • optic ischaemic neuropathy
  • cellulitis
  • international normalised ratio increased
  • heart attack
  • headache
  • haemorrhage intracranial
  • multi-organ failure
  • acute myocardial infarction
1 - 2 years:
  • lymph follicular hypertrophy
  • hepatic function abnormal
  • computerised tomogram thorax abnormal
  • bone tuberculosis
  • cerebral haemorrhage
  • pneumonia
  • respiratory acidosis
  • bacteraemia
  • neoplasm malignant
  • pneumonia mycoplasmal
2 - 5 years:
  • respiratory acidosis
  • pneumonia
  • spinal osteoarthritis
  • cardiac failure
  • death
  • acute myocardial infarction
  • cardiac arrest
  • ischaemic cardiomyopathy
  • cardiogenic shock
  • pulmonary oedema
5 - 10 years:
  • death
  • pneumonia
  • pulmonary haemorrhage
  • emotional distress
  • hepatosplenic t-cell lymphoma
  • pain
  • hemiparesis
  • colon cancer
  • pulmonary embolism
  • non-hodgkin's lymphoma
10+ years:
  • pneumonia
  • sepsis
  • heart attack
  • transitional cell carcinoma
  • osteolysis
  • interstitial lung disease
  • coronary heart disease
not specified:
  • breathing difficulty
  • weakness
  • pneumonia
  • fatigue
  • thrombocytopenia
  • anaemia
  • nausea
  • diarrhea
  • fever
  • hypotension

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Preventive Health Care (729 people, 9.04%)
  • High Blood Pressure (703 people, 8.72%)
  • Lung Cancer - Non-Small Cell (637 people, 7.90%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (534 people, 6.62%)
  • Pain (397 people, 4.92%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Methotrexate (2,091 people, 25.94%)
  • Aspirin (1,320 people, 16.37%)
  • Prednisone (1,034 people, 12.83%)
  • Humira (800 people, 9.92%)
  • Lipitor (781 people, 9.69%)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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