Review: could Methotrexate cause Basal cell carcinoma?
This is a review of Basal cell carcinoma by studying 6,472 people who take Methotrexate. We analyze: the time on Methotrexate when people have Basal cell carcinoma, age of these people, the severity of Basal cell carcinoma, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Methotrexate. The review is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Methotrexate sodium (latest outcomes from 7,237 users) has active ingredients of methotrexate sodium. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis. Commonly reported side effects of Methotrexate sodium include fever, pneumonia, nausea, joint pain, fatigue.
Basal cell carcinoma
Basal cell carcinoma (a skin cancer, it rarely metastasizes or kills) (latest reports from 39,877 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, osteopenia.
On Feb, 20, 2014: 6,472 people reported to have side effects when taking Methotrexate sodium. Among them, 26 people (0.40%) have Basal Cell Carcinoma.
Time on Methotrexate sodium when people have Basal cell carcinoma * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Basal cell carcinoma||0.00%||0.00%||72.73%||18.18%||9.09%||0.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Basal cell carcinoma when taking Methotrexate sodium * :
|Basal cell carcinoma||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||7.14%||0.00%||92.86% |
Severity of Basal cell carcinoma when taking Methotrexate sodium ** :
How people recovered from Basal cell carcinoma ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Rheumatoid arthritis (25 people, 96.15%)
- Meniere's disease (14 people, 53.85%)
- Hypertension (14 people, 53.85%)
- Osteoporosis (14 people, 53.85%)
- Conjunctivitis allergic (12 people, 46.15%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Norvasc (15 people, 57.69%)
- Hyalein (14 people, 53.85%)
- Alfarol (14 people, 53.85%)
- Methycobal (14 people, 53.85%)
- Micardis (14 people, 53.85%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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