Review: could Methotrexate cause Fluid retention?
(By eHealthMe on Feb, 26, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 6,472 people who take Methotrexate. Among them, 11 have Fluid retention. See who they are, when they have Fluid retention and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Methotrexate sodium (latest outcomes from 7,237 users) has active ingredients of methotrexate sodium. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis. Commonly reported side effects of Methotrexate sodium include fever, pneumonia, nausea, joint pain, fatigue.
Fluid retention (an abnormal accumulation of fluid in the blood) (latest reports from 86,478 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, primary pulmonary hypertension, diabetes, type 2 diabetes, multiple sclerosis.
On Feb, 6, 2014: 6,472 people reported to have side effects when taking Methotrexate sodium. Among them, 11 people (0.17%) have Fluid Retention.
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.
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