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Review: could Methotrexate sodium cause Dementia?





Summary: Dementia is found among people who take Methotrexate sodium, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, also take medication Leucovorin calcium, and have Rheumatoid arthritis.

We study 7,195 people who have side effects while taking Methotrexate sodium from FDA and social media. Among them, 16 have Dementia. Find out below who they are, when they have Dementia 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)

Dementia

Dementia (madness) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol.(view latest reports from 12,421 patients)

On Nov, 29, 2014: 7,195 people reported to have side effects when taking Methotrexate sodium. Among them, 16 people (0.22%) have Dementia.

Trend of Dementia in Methotrexate sodium reports

Time on Methotrexate sodium when people have Dementia * :

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Dementia0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%8.33%91.67%

Severity of Dementia when taking Methotrexate sodium ** :

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How people recovered from Dementia ** :

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Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (13 people, 81.25%)
  2. Burkitt's lymphoma (2 people, 12.50%)
  3. Aggression (1 people, 6.25%)
  4. Depression (1 people, 6.25%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Leucovorin calcium (7 people, 43.75%)
  2. Prednisone tab (7 people, 43.75%)
  3. Celebrex (7 people, 43.75%)
  4. Lansoprazole (7 people, 43.75%)
  5. Actonel (7 people, 43.75%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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