Methotrexate sodium and Basal cell carcinoma - from FDA reports
Basal cell carcinoma is found among people who take Methotrexate sodium, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Remicade, and have Rheumatoid arthritis. This review analyzes which people have Basal cell carcinoma with Methotrexate sodium. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 15,178 people who have side effects when taking Methotrexate sodium from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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On Apr, 24, 2017
15,178 people reported to have side effects when taking Methotrexate Sodium.
Among them, 64 people (0.42%) have Basal Cell Carcinoma
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Methotrexate Sodium when people have Basal Cell Carcinoma *:
- < 1 month: 0.0 %
- 1 - 6 months: 12.5 %
- 6 - 12 months: 56.25 %
- 1 - 2 years: 6.25 %
- 2 - 5 years: 12.5 %
- 5 - 10 years: 6.25 %
- 10+ years: 6.25 %
Gender of people who have Basal Cell Carcinoma when taking Methotrexate Sodium *:
- female: 66.1 %
- male: 33.9 %
Age of people who have Basal Cell Carcinoma when taking Methotrexate Sodium *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 0.0 %
- 30-39: 0.0 %
- 40-49: 17.39 %
- 50-59: 19.57 %
- 60+: 63.04 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (41 people, 64.06%)
- High Blood Pressure (11 people, 17.19%)
- Osteoporosis (9 people, 14.06%)
- Meniere's Disease (9 people, 14.06%)
- Conjunctivitis Allergic (7 people, 10.94%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Remicade (16 people, 25.00%)
- Enbrel (14 people, 21.88%)
- Folic Acid (12 people, 18.75%)
- Norvasc (10 people, 15.62%)
- Humira (10 people, 15.62%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Drug Ineffective (11 people, 17.19%)
- Weight Decreased (6 people, 9.38%)
- Pulmonary Embolism (6 people, 9.38%)
- Neck Pain (6 people, 9.38%)
- Anaemia (6 people, 9.38%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Do you have Basal cell carcinoma when taking Methotrexate sodium?
Methotrexate sodium has active ingredients of methotrexate sodium. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Methotrexate sodium 16,479 users)
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Basal cell carcinoma (a skin cancer, it rarely metastasizes or kills) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, psoriasis (latest reports from 9,936 Basal cell carcinoma patients).
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