Review: could Methotrexate Sodium cause Skin Cancer - Basal Cell?


Summary

Skin cancer - basal cell 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 Folic Acid, and have Rheumatoid arthritis . We study 8,267 people who have side effects while taking Methotrexate sodium from FDA and social media. Among them, 35 have Skin cancer - basal cell. Find out below who they are, when they have Skin cancer - basal cell and more.

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Methotrexate Sodium

Methotrexate sodium has active ingredients of methotrexate sodium. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Methotrexate sodium 11,931 users)

Skin Cancer - Basal Cell

Skin cancer - basal cell (type of skin cancer) has been reported by people with ageusia, irritability, hypotension, rash pustular, bronchitis (latest reports from 8,766 Skin cancer - basal cell patients).

On Sep, 26, 2016

8,267 people reported to have side effects when taking Methotrexate Sodium.
Among them, 35 people (0.42%) have Skin Cancer - Basal Cell


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Methotrexate sodium cause Skin cancer - basal cell?

Time on Methotrexate Sodium when people have Skin Cancer - Basal Cell *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 88.89 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 11.11 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Skin Cancer - Basal Cell when taking Methotrexate Sodium *:

  • female: 71.43 %
  • male: 28.57 %

Age of people who have Skin Cancer - Basal Cell 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: 10.34 %
  • 50-59: 10.34 %
  • 60+: 79.31 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (24 people, 68.57%)
  • Hypertension (11 people, 31.43%)
  • Osteoporosis (9 people, 25.71%)
  • Meniere's Disease (9 people, 25.71%)
  • Conjunctivitis Allergic (7 people, 20.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Folic Acid (12 people, 34.29%)
  • Norvasc (10 people, 28.57%)
  • Micardis (9 people, 25.71%)
  • Hyalein (9 people, 25.71%)
  • Alfarol (9 people, 25.71%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Weight Decreased (5 people, 14.29%)
  • Pulmonary Embolism (5 people, 14.29%)
  • Neck Pain (5 people, 14.29%)
  • Anaemia (5 people, 14.29%)
  • Arthralgia (4 people, 11.43%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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