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 has active ingredients of methotrexate sodium. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from 7,840 Methotrexate sodium users)
Constipation has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 81,454 Constipation patients)
On Feb, 19, 2015: 7,195 people reported to have side effects when taking Methotrexate sodium. Among them, 44 people (0.61%) have Constipation.
Time on Methotrexate sodium when people have Constipation * :
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Age of people who have Constipation when taking Methotrexate sodium * :
Severity of Constipation when taking Methotrexate sodium ** :
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How people recovered from Constipation ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Rheumatoid arthritis (25 people, 56.82%)
- Osteoporosis (17 people, 38.64%)
- Pain (17 people, 38.64%)
- Vitamin b complex deficiency (12 people, 27.27%)
- Blood thyroid stimulating hormone decreased (12 people, 27.27%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Prednisone (25 people, 56.82%)
- Remicade (21 people, 47.73%)
- Folic acid (18 people, 40.91%)
- Fosamax (17 people, 38.64%)
- Levothyroxine sodium (16 people, 36.36%)
* 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:
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- A study of side effects of Pentasa for a 31-year old woman with Crohn's Disease. The patient has Constipation, Sinusitis (inflammation of sinus)
- A study of drug interactions between Fluoxetine, Omeprazole, Prednisone, Folic Acid, Enbrel, Methotrexate for a 56-year old woman with Depression, Chest Tightness Or Pressure, Rheumatoid Arthritis. The patient has Tremor
- A study of drug interactions between Neurontin, Betaseron for a 52-year old woman with Pain, Multiple Sclerosis Relapse. The patient has Constipation
- A study of drug interactions between Lumigan, Doxazosin Mesylate, Ramipril, Diazepam, Prednisolone, Paracetamol, Tramadol, Folic Acid, Methotrexate for a 66-year old man with Pressure Sore, Blood Pressure Increased, Anxiety Disorder Due To A General Medical Condition, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Lung Surgery. The patient has Oral Discharge
- A study of drug interactions between Prednisone, Plaquenil, Methotrexate, Orencia for a 60-year old woman with Rheumatoid Arthritis. The patient has Appendicitis Perforated
Recent Methotrexate sodium related drug comparison:
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