Review: could Methotrexate sodium cause Basal cell carcinoma?
Summary: 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 Folic acid, and have Rheumatoid arthritis.
We study 7,195 people who have side effects while taking Methotrexate sodium from FDA and social media. Among them, 31 have Basal cell carcinoma. Find out below who they are, when they have Basal cell carcinoma and more.
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Methotrexate sodium has active ingredients of methotrexate sodium. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from 7,841 Methotrexate sodium users)
Basal cell carcinoma
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, osteopenia. (latest reports from 5,211 Basal cell carcinoma patients)
On Mar, 7, 2015: 7,195 people reported to have side effects when taking Methotrexate sodium. Among them, 31 people (0.43%) 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%||66.67%||13.33%||6.67%||0.00%||13.33% |
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%||5.41%||0.00%||94.59% |
Severity of Basal cell carcinoma when taking Methotrexate sodium ** :
How people recovered from Basal cell carcinoma ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Rheumatoid arthritis (29 people, 93.55%)
- Hypertension (15 people, 48.39%)
- Meniere's disease (14 people, 45.16%)
- Osteoporosis (14 people, 45.16%)
- Conjunctivitis allergic (12 people, 38.71%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Folic acid (17 people, 54.84%)
- Norvasc (15 people, 48.39%)
- Hyalein (14 people, 45.16%)
- Micardis (14 people, 45.16%)
- Methycobal (14 people, 45.16%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
Could your condition cause:
- A study of side effects of Methotrexate for a 71-year old man with RA. The patient has Itching - Burning Eyes, Muscle Weakness (a lack of muscle strength)
- A study of drug interactions between Folic Acid, Methotrexate, Enbrel for a 51-year old woman with Rheumatoid Arthritis. The patient has Nausea, Abdominal Pain
- A study of drug interactions between Metoprolol Succinate, Methotrexate Sodium Preservative Free, Plavix, Plaquenil, Humira, Folic Acid, Atorvastatin Calcium for a 59-year old woman with Coronary Artery Disease, Rheumatoid Arthritis, High Blood Cholesterol. The patient has Weight Gain
- A study of drug interactions between Prednisolone, Plaquenil, Leflunomide, Methotrexate for a 63-year old woman with Rheumatoid Arthritis. The patient has Folliculitis
- A study of drug interactions between Folic Acid, Vitamin D, Zoloft, Methotrexate, Plaquenil for a 53-year old woman with Hair Loss, Iga Deficiency, Depression, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Lupus Erythematosus. The patient has Don't Want To Socialize At All
Recent Methotrexate sodium related drug comparison:
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