Methotrexate sodium and Constipation - from FDA reports
Constipation is found among people who take Methotrexate Sodium, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Remicade, and have Rheumatoid arthritis . We study 11,813 people who have side effects while taking Methotrexate sodium from FDA. Among them, 74 have Constipation. Find out below who they are, when they have Constipation and more.
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Methotrexate sodium has active ingredients of methotrexate sodium. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Methotrexate sodium 13,112 users)
Constipation has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, multiple myeloma (latest reports from 135,633 Constipation patients).
On Feb, 04, 2017
11,813 people reported to have side effects when taking Methotrexate Sodium.
Among them, 74 people (0.63%) have Constipation
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Methotrexate Sodium when people have Constipation *:
- < 1 month: 14.29 %
- 1 - 6 months: 14.29 %
- 6 - 12 months: 14.29 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 28.57 %
- 5 - 10 years: 28.57 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Methotrexate Sodium *:
- female: 82.35 %
- male: 17.65 %
Age of people who have Constipation when taking Methotrexate Sodium *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 3.51 %
- 10-19: 7.02 %
- 20-29: 0.0 %
- 30-39: 0.0 %
- 40-49: 21.05 %
- 50-59: 29.82 %
- 60+: 38.6 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (36 people, 48.65%)
- Pain (17 people, 22.97%)
- Osteoporosis (13 people, 17.57%)
- Vitamin B Complex Deficiency (6 people, 8.11%)
- Blood Thyroid Stimulating Hormone Decreased (6 people, 8.11%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Remicade (19 people, 25.68%)
- Enbrel (17 people, 22.97%)
- Prednisone (16 people, 21.62%)
- Folic Acid (16 people, 21.62%)
- Fosamax (11 people, 14.86%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Fatigue (23 people, 31.08%)
- Diarrhea (20 people, 27.03%)
- Weight Decreased (18 people, 24.32%)
- Weakness (18 people, 24.32%)
- Nausea (16 people, 21.62%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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