Review: Abdominal cramps in Methotrexate
(By eHealthMe on Dec, 6, 2013)
Severity ratings: 2.4/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
This is a review of Abdominal cramps (Abdominal pain) by studying 124,705 people who take Methotrexate. We analyze: the time on Methotrexate when people have Abdominal cramps, gender and age of these people, the severity of Abdominal cramps, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Methotrexate. The review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Methotrexate (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of methotrexate sodium. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis. Commonly reported side effects of Methotrexate include fever, injection site pain, arthralgia aggravated, joint pain, nausea.
Abdominal cramps has been reported by people with birth control, high blood pressure, crohn's disease, pain, depression.
On Nov, 28, 2013: 124,705 people reported to have side effects when taking Methotrexate. Among them, 1,772 people (1.42%) have Abdominal Cramps.
Time on Methotrexate when people have Abdominal cramps * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Abdominal cramps||41.22%||15.51%||10.20%||11.84%||9.80%||9.39%||2.04% |
Gender of people who have Abdominal cramps when taking Methotrexate * :
|Abdominal cramps||71.22%||28.78% |
Age of people who have Abdominal cramps when taking Methotrexate * :
|Abdominal cramps||0.25%||7.17%||13.72%||6.55%||7.86%||15.15%||21.45%||27.87% |
Severity of Abdominal cramps when taking Methotrexate ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Abdominal cramps||11.11%||44.44%||44.44%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Abdominal cramps ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Abdominal cramps||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Rheumatoid arthritis (881 people, 49.72%)
- Product used for unknown indication (233 people, 13.15%)
- Crohn's disease (135 people, 7.62%)
- Pain (129 people, 7.28%)
- Prophylaxis (128 people, 7.22%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Folic acid (542 people, 30.59%)
- Humira (495 people, 27.93%)
- Prednisone (400 people, 22.57%)
- Enbrel (289 people, 16.31%)
- Remicade (211 people, 11.91%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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