Methotrexate sodium and Slurred speech - from FDA reports


Summary

Slurred speech is found among people who take Methotrexate sodium, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Folic Acid, and have Rheumatoid arthritis. This review analyzes which people have Slurred speech 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, 17, 2017

15,178 people reported to have side effects when taking Methotrexate Sodium.
Among them, 56 people (0.37%) have Slurred Speech


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Methotrexate sodium cause Slurred speech?

Time on Methotrexate Sodium when people have Slurred Speech *:

  • < 1 month: 50.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 37.5 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 12.5 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Slurred Speech when taking Methotrexate Sodium *:

  • female: 81.48 %
  • male: 18.52 %

Age of people who have Slurred Speech when taking Methotrexate Sodium *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 4.17 %
  • 10-19: 16.67 %
  • 20-29: 6.25 %
  • 30-39: 16.67 %
  • 40-49: 6.25 %
  • 50-59: 14.58 %
  • 60+: 35.42 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (24 people, 42.86%)
  • Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (all) (7 people, 12.50%)
  • Psoriatic Arthropathy (4 people, 7.14%)
  • Osteoporosis (3 people, 5.36%)
  • High Blood Pressure (3 people, 5.36%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Folic Acid (10 people, 17.86%)
  • Humira (9 people, 16.07%)
  • Enbrel (9 people, 16.07%)
  • Prednisone (7 people, 12.50%)
  • Remicade (6 people, 10.71%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Weakness (7 people, 12.50%)
  • Swallowing Difficulty (7 people, 12.50%)
  • Paraesthesia (7 people, 12.50%)
  • Hemiparesis (6 people, 10.71%)
  • Fatigue (6 people, 10.71%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Do you have Slurred speech when taking Methotrexate sodium?

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)

Slurred Speech

Slurred speech (slow speech that can be difficult to understand) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, depression, pain, rheumatoid arthritis (latest reports from 46,644 Slurred speech patients).

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