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Methotrexate Sodium, Metformin Hydrochloride for a 44-year old woman

This is a personalized study for a 44 year old female patient who has Rheumatoid Arthritis, Diabetes Mellitus. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 78 female patients aged 44 (±5) who take the same drugs from FDA and social media.

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What are the drugs

Methotrexate sodium (what 7,838 Methotrexate Sodium users reported?) has active ingredients of methotrexate sodium. It is used in rheumatoid arthritis.

Metformin hydrochloride (what 14,592 Metformin Hydrochloride users reported?) has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride. It is used in diabetes.

What are the conditions

Rheumatoid arthritis (what 321,052 Rheumatoid Arthritis patients reported?) can be treated by Methotrexate Sodium, Methotrexate, Enbrel, Humira, Plaquenil, Prednisone.

Diabetes mellitus (what 387,159 Diabetes Mellitus patients reported?) can be treated by Actos, Lantus, Glipizide, Byetta, Victoza, Glyburide.

On Jul, 8, 2014: 78 females aged 39 (±5) who take Methotrexate Sodium, Metformin Hydrochloride are studied

Methotrexate Sodium, Metformin Hydrochloride outcomes

Information of the patient in this study:

Age: 39

Gender: female

Conditions: Rheumatoid Arthritis, Diabetes Mellitus

Drugs taking:
- Methotrexate Sodium (methotrexate sodium): used for < 1 month
- Metformin Hydrochloride - 500MG (metformin hydrochloride): used for 5 - 10 years

eHealthMe real world results:

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Methotrexate Sodium is effectiven/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
n/an/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
Metformin Hydrochloride is effectiven/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/an/a0.00%
(0 of 3 people)
n/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
n/aHair Loss In WomenHair Loss In WomenSinus PainNausea And VomitingStaphylococcal SepsisMyalgiaNausea
HeadacheTonic SeizuresMalaiseParaesthesia
Nausea And VomitingSinus PainFatigueOedema Peripheral
HeadacheImplant Site InfectionWeight Decreased
MyalgiaArthritis BacterialFatigue
Hip ArthroplastyDrug Ineffective
Arthritis InfectiveDyspnoea
Diabetes Mellitus
Swelling Face
Pancreatitis Acute

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (4 weeks ago):

  • I've been diagnosed with sero-negative rheumatoid arthritis. I have only tested minimally positive on the anti-CCP test and had a slightly high SED rate. My most recent tests showed some slight elevation in some RA marker tests, but nothing really significant. My rheumatologist is now doubting whether I have RA or some other pain syndrome going on.

    Reply

    IHateRA on Jul, 22, 2014:

    My first RA Dr. put me on Plaquenil, it seemed to work for six months, then stopped - I thought the dose would be adjusted but it wasn't, so I went to another RA Doc - C-RP wasn't too high, sero neg. Was put on methotrexate - I ended up with a mouth sore the NEXT day, then bumps started appearing on my face, like zits, but NOT zits. I didn't touch them, but they ulcerated, left me full of scars on face, legs, etc - I have been OFF methotrexate for 5 years AND still have the same problem along with a daily fever (100+) and severe sweating - I knew the bumps were a sign of being allergic to Methotrexate, I quit it right away, called Dr. to get in - they told me 3 months (I was an established patient). In terms of fever and sweating, the ONLY thing I have in common with some of these posts and drug lists is METHOTREXATE - I wouldn't allow a pet to take it. I seem to have more in common with a friend who as MS - but my reg. doc doesn't listen to that. I can't take bio. drugs (live in "fungal" region), so I take pain medicine - as little as possible, I guess the Methotrexate is STILL messing with my body. I have a very good acupuncturist - when I told him that my Doc. wasn't "sure" about RA, he poked me (lightly) with his finger in two places and ask which hurt more. He confirmed the RA as it travels on certain meridians in Chinese medicine. Had I picked a different spot for hurting more, then we would have to figure out what I really had. My joints are deteriorating but now I'm afraid of the drugs for RA, so I just put up with and manage the pain (which is extreme) with pain meds, cold therapy (I love my cryo-cuff), and acupuncture. I wish that the side effects of RA drugs weren't as bad as they are! Leaving Cymbalta, Lyrica, Plaquenil and Methotrexate (all at different times) OUT of my body made me realize that they did affect me - I was "foggy" and sluggish mentally but didn't really notice it until I quit them.

    Reply

  • From this study (1 year ago):

  • Have Diabetes II and keep hearing and reading that Breast Cancer can be caused by Insulin and reoccur from insulin feeding the cancer and making it harder to get rid of. I have had a lumpectomy and radiation and am starting to heal. Besides not eating carbs and sugars are the medicines mentioned also putting me at risk for a reoccurance.

    Reply

  • From this study (2 years ago):

  • Second seizure in 3 months. Been on methotrexate injection for 6 months. No seizure disorder found

    Reply

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