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Review: could Methotrexate cause Abdominal cramps (Abdominal pain)?

Summary: Abdominal cramps is found among people who take Methotrexate, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Folic acid, and have Rheumatoid arthritis.

We study 129,841 people who have side effects while taking Methotrexate from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,865 have Abdominal cramps. Find out below who they are, when they have Abdominal cramps and more.

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Methotrexate

Methotrexate (latest outcomes from 131,185 users) has active ingredients of methotrexate sodium. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis.

Trend of methotrexate reports

Abdominal cramps

Abdominal cramps (latest reports from 76,967 patients) has been reported by people with birth control, crohn's disease, high blood pressure, pain, depression.

Trend of Abdominal cramps reports

On Oct, 30, 2014: 129,821 people reported to have side effects when taking Methotrexate. Among them, 1,865 people (1.44%) have Abdominal Cramps.

Trend of Abdominal cramps in Methotrexate reports

Time on Methotrexate when people have Abdominal cramps * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Abdominal cramps38.85%16.15%11.15%11.54%10.77%9.23%2.31%

Gender of people who have Abdominal cramps when taking Methotrexate * :

FemaleMale
Abdominal cramps71.40%28.60%

Age of people who have Abdominal cramps when taking Methotrexate * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Abdominal cramps0.24%6.81%13.63%6.93%7.88%14.51%21.86%28.14%

Severity of Abdominal cramps when taking Methotrexate ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Abdominal cramps7.14%57.14%28.57%7.14%

How people recovered from Abdominal cramps ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Abdominal cramps0.00%11.11%88.89%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (903 people, 48.42%)
  2. Prophylaxis (139 people, 7.45%)
  3. Crohn's disease (136 people, 7.29%)
  4. Pain (131 people, 7.02%)
  5. Hypertension (118 people, 6.33%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Folic acid (557 people, 29.87%)
  2. Humira (510 people, 27.35%)
  3. Prednisone (404 people, 21.66%)
  4. Enbrel (295 people, 15.82%)
  5. Remicade (213 people, 11.42%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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