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423 Possible Causes for Folic Acid Deficiency, Muscle Cramp

  • Endocrine Dysfunction

    Fifty percent of patients will complain of weakness, muscle cramping, pain and stiffness.[] Glasbrenner , B , Malfertheiner , P , Büchler , M et al. ( 1991 ) Vitamin B12 and folic acid deficiency in chronic pancreatitis: a relevant disorder?[] Clear signs and symptoms of osteoporosis include: Receding gums Brittle finger nails Muscle cramping and pain Reduced fitness level Lowered height Avoiding bone loss can be[]

  • Oral Contraceptive

    […] enter Authors Source MeSH Adult Amenorrhea Clinical Trials as Topic Contraceptives, Oral Endometrium Ethinyl Estradiol Female Headache Humans Megestrol Menorrhagia Mucus Muscle[] Laboratory evaluation found folic acid deficiency and macrocytic anemia which responded well to folic acid.[] Taking oral contraceptives contributes to nutrient deficiencies, including vitamins B2, B6, B12, and C; folic acid 16 , magnesium, selenium, and zinc 9 . Diabetes.[]

  • Childhood Celiac Disease

    cramps Fatigue Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Swelling and inflammation Night Blindness Chronic infections Little or no nail growth A patient with celiac disease may experience[] Any dietary deficiencies such as iron, folic acid, calcium and (very rarely) vitamin B 12 should be corrected. 6.3 Prevention — screening Currently, there are no definite[] Deficiencies to be considered for testing should include, but not be limited to, iron, folic acid, vitamin D, and vitamin B12.[]

  • Iron Deficiency

    Muscle Cramps Red blood cells are not only responsible for delivering oxygen to cells throughout the body.[] Other types of anaemia (not related to iron deficiency) include: Folic acid deficiency anaemia . Macrocytic anaemia . Vitamin B12 deficiency and pernicious anaemia .[] Folic acid-deficiency anemia Causes: Not enough folic acid in the diet; body is unable to use folic acid; or caused by an illness Factors: Body cannot make enough red blood[]

  • Sulfasalazine

    So while on Salofalk, there was no decrease in urgency and frequency of bathroom trips, I had frequent headaches, muscle cramps, joint pain, nausea while building up my "tolerance[] Sulfasalazine may cause reduced absorption of folic acid and digoxin ( Lanoxin ). Reduced folic acid absorption may cause folic acid deficiency and result in anemia .[] Sulfasalazine has been shown to actively inhibit the absorption and metabolism of folic acid which may result in folic acid deficiency.[]

  • Hemochromatosis

    Muscle biopsy shows iron deposits in the myocytes, but the pathophysiologic connection to the pain and cramps is unclear.[] acid deficiency; test serum or urine methylmalonic acid and homocysteine levels; provide vitamin B 12 injections and folic acid supplements Iron avidity is a complication[] Other troubling musculoskeletal problems include severe, recurrent cramps and disabling myalgias.[]

  • Calcium Channel Blocker

    These may include headache, upset stomach, dizziness or lightheadedness, excessive tiredness, flushing (feeling of warmth), heartburn, fast heartbeat, muscle cramps, constipation[] Calcium channel blockers have cellular effects similar to those of phenytoin and cyclosporine, including the production of a localized folic acid deficiency.[] A: I recommend that all patients who take calcium channel blockers like nifedipine also supplement with folic acid and vitamin B complex.[]

  • Insulin Resistance

    The authors report a 14-y-old boy with insulin resistance, acanthosis nigricans, acral hypertrophy and muscle cramps.[] The test is a measure of folic acid deficiency. It should be between 6 and 8.[] Some patients report muscle cramps unrelated to exercise. Autoimmunity .[]

  • Barbiturate

    cramping, vomiting, sweating, depression, anxiety, or insomnia.[] […] is recommended that discontinuation of benzos is done under medical supervision with a gradual tapering off to counteract withdrawal symptoms such as seizures, tremors, muscle[]

  • Anistreplase

    Report back pain, abdominal pain, muscle cramping, acute onset headache, chest pain, or bleeding.[] Folic acid (folate) The primary use of folic acid is in treating deficiency states that arise from inadequate levels of the vitamin.[] Both vitamin B12 and folate deficiency can cause similar symptoms (see below).] Folic acid is well absorbed in the jejunum unless pathology is present.[]

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