Review: could Methotrexate cause Fluid retention?
We study 7,193 people who have side effects while taking Methotrexate from FDA and social media. Among them, 11 have Fluid retention. Find out below who they are, when they have Fluid retention and more.
Stay connected: join a mobile support group for people who take Methotrexate sodium and have Fluid retention >>>
Methotrexate sodium (latest outcomes from 7,838 users) has active ingredients of methotrexate sodium. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis.
Fluid retention (an abnormal accumulation of fluid in the blood) (latest reports from 90,531 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, primary pulmonary hypertension, diabetes, type 2 diabetes, osteoporosis.
On Aug, 18, 2014: 7,193 people reported to have side effects when taking Methotrexate sodium. Among them, 11 people (0.15%) have Fluid Retention. They amount to 0.01% of all the 90,522 people who have Fluid Retention on eHealthMe.
Time on Methotrexate sodium when people have Fluid retention * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Fluid retention||0.00%||80.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||20.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Fluid retention when taking Methotrexate sodium * :
|Fluid retention||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||27.27%||9.09%||18.18%||18.18%||27.27% |
Severity of Fluid retention when taking Methotrexate sodium ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Fluid retention||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Fluid retention ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Fluid retention||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Rheumatoid arthritis (7 people, 63.64%)
- Lymphocytic leukaemia (3 people, 27.27%)
- Clostridium difficile colitis (3 people, 27.27%)
- Psoriasis (2 people, 18.18%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Enbrel (6 people, 54.55%)
- Cyclophosphamide (4 people, 36.36%)
- Prednisone (4 people, 36.36%)
- Folic acid (4 people, 36.36%)
- Dasatinib (3 people, 27.27%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.
You can also:
Get connected! Join a mobile support group to help out with your experience or learn from others anytime and anywhere:
- group for people who take Methotrexate sodium and have Fluid Retention
- group for people who take Methotrexate sodium
- group for people who have Fluid Retention
Comments from related studies:
From this study (4 months ago):
My diafram. Feels like its pushing on my lungs but they are clear to doctors check up.
Diagnosed with fatty liver disease during this time due to bloodwork and echo on heart then abdominal ultrasound
Does ra attack liver or is it causing infect ion on an organ white blood cell couny in all three labs were very high as well as sugar levels being slighty high
From this study (5 months ago):
I just begsn tx for rs using safest meds possible but did not yolerste pills so we are doing injections once a week but since we started I developed abdom ook nal edema plus whole body especially feet which subsided ptior to msjor orgsn testing hestt kidney bloodwotk a nd liver ultra sound. Results were normsl all in but kidney workup. We are trying to get to third week of methotrexate tx becausr the last uri which my ra dr treated immediately with snyibiotics my ra pain seemed much better I just had abdominal swelling and pressure on lungs thrn and yhis time entire body swelled dr rulled out ra it was edrma order err d tests with bed rest feet up over weekend causing edema to go away prior to echo and ultra sound. Tests were normal so went to pulmonologist to get help breathing and they were sfraid to use antibiotics just like my primary dr brgore they know nothing about my ra drugs so how am I supposed to stop this from going inyo pneumonia?
From this study (2 years ago):
Had first Rituxan infusion yesterday
Can you answer these questions (what is this?):
More questions for: Methotrexate sodium, Fluid retention
You may be interested at these reviews (what is this?):
- Pantopraz sod 40mg,retaining alot of fluids
I am retaining a lot of fluids from my hips and down to my feet and believe its from taking pantoprazole,and I mean everything,its scary,has anyone been down this road?
- Psoratic arthritis and trigeminal neuralgia
hi i suffer from psorisis and psoratic athritis i was just diagnosed with trigeminal neuralgia i was looking for the connection between the two and i see that there is one from your study
the thing is all 13 people in the study said to have psoriatic arthropathy yet only one said to have psoratic a ...
- Spiriva caused me to swell up like a hippo.
My Doctor prescribed spiriva to help me breathe due to asthma/cold. I never smoked but my parents and friends were heavy smokers. I used the spiriva 3 times. Once a day for 3 days then I started swelling in my ankles and the swelling continued until my face, hands arms... basically I was so swollen ...
More reviews for: Methotrexate sodium, Fluid retention
On eHealthMe, Methotrexate Sodium (methotrexate sodium) is often used for rheumatoid arthritis. Find out below the conditions Methotrexate Sodium is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
What is Methotrexate Sodium used for and how effective is it:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
Could it be a symptom from a condition:
Drugs in real world that are associated with:
Could your condition cause it?
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
WARNING: Please DO NOT STOP MEDICATIONS without first consulting a physician since doing so could be hazardous to your health.
DISCLAIMER: All material available on eHealthMe.com is for informational purposes only, and is not a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment provided by a qualified healthcare provider. All information is observation-only, and has not been supported by scientific studies or clinical trials unless otherwise stated. Different individuals may respond to medication in different ways. Every effort has been made to ensure that all information is accurate, up-to-date, and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect. The use of the eHealthMe site and its content is at your own risk.
You may report adverse side effects to the FDA at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch/ or 1-800-FDA-1088 (1-800-332-1088).
If you use this eHealthMe study on publication, please acknowledge it with a citation: study title, URL, accessed date.