Methotrexate sodium and Fluid retention - from FDA reports


Summary

Fluid retention is found among people who take Methotrexate sodium, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Enbrel, and have Psoriasis. This review analyzes which people have Fluid retention with Methotrexate sodium. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 16,979 people who have side effects when taking Methotrexate sodium from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Aug, 31, 2017

16,979 people reported to have side effects when taking Methotrexate sodium.
Among them, 22 people (0.13%) have Fluid retention


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Methotrexate sodium cause Fluid retention?

Time on Methotrexate sodium when people have Fluid retention *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 66.67 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 33.33 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Fluid retention when taking Methotrexate sodium *:

  • female: 68.18 %
  • male: 31.82 %

Age of people who have Fluid retention when taking Methotrexate sodium *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 12.5 %
  • 20-29: 12.5 %
  • 30-39: 6.25 %
  • 40-49: 12.5 %
  • 50-59: 18.75 %
  • 60+: 37.5 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Psoriasis (3 people, 13.64%)
  • Pain (2 people, 9.09%)
  • Depression (2 people, 9.09%)
  • Heart Disease (1 person, 4.55%)
  • Blindness (1 person, 4.55%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Enbrel (9 people, 40.91%)
  • Folic Acid (5 people, 22.73%)
  • Plaquenil (3 people, 13.64%)
  • Orencia (3 people, 13.64%)
  • Humira (3 people, 13.64%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Breathing Difficulty (5 people, 22.73%)
  • Weight Increased (4 people, 18.18%)
  • Pleural Effusion (4 people, 18.18%)
  • Joint Swelling (3 people, 13.64%)
  • Ascites (3 people, 13.64%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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