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Review: could Methotrexate sodium cause Constipation?





Summary: Constipation is found among people who take Methotrexate sodium, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Prednisone, and have Rheumatoid arthritis.

We study 7,195 people who have side effects while taking Methotrexate sodium from FDA and social media. Among them, 44 have Constipation. Find out below who they are, when they have Constipation 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 7,840 users)

Constipation

Constipation has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol.(latest reports from Constipation 80,049 patients)

On Dec, 3, 2014: 7,195 people reported to have side effects when taking Methotrexate sodium. Among them, 44 people (0.61%) have Constipation.

Trend of Constipation in Methotrexate sodium reports

Time on Methotrexate sodium when people have Constipation * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Constipation0.00%33.33%0.00%33.33%0.00%33.33%0.00%

Age of people who have Constipation when taking Methotrexate sodium * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Constipation0.00%2.86%0.00%0.00%2.86%17.14%48.57%28.57%

Severity of Constipation when taking Methotrexate sodium ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Constipation0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Constipation ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (25 people, 56.82%)
  2. Osteoporosis (17 people, 38.64%)
  3. Pain (17 people, 38.64%)
  4. Vitamin b complex deficiency (12 people, 27.27%)
  5. Blood thyroid stimulating hormone decreased (12 people, 27.27%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Prednisone (25 people, 56.82%)
  2. Remicade (21 people, 47.73%)
  3. Folic acid (18 people, 40.91%)
  4. Fosamax (17 people, 38.64%)
  5. Levothyroxine sodium (16 people, 36.36%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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