Methotrexate and Abdominal cramps - from FDA reports
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 Humira, and have Crohn's disease. This review analyzes which people have Abdominal cramps with Methotrexate. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 231,270 people who have side effects when taking Methotrexate from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Sep, 21, 2017
231,270 people reported to have side effects when taking Methotrexate.
Among them, 3,614 people (1.56%) have Abdominal cramps
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Methotrexate when people have Abdominal cramps *:
- < 1 month: 35.29 %
- 1 - 6 months: 14.44 %
- 6 - 12 months: 9.09 %
- 1 - 2 years: 13.1 %
- 2 - 5 years: 14.71 %
- 5 - 10 years: 8.56 %
- 10+ years: 4.81 %
Gender of people who have Abdominal cramps when taking Methotrexate *:
- female: 71.72 %
- male: 28.28 %
Age of people who have Abdominal cramps when taking Methotrexate *:
- 0-1: 0.27 %
- 2-9: 5.53 %
- 10-19: 12.5 %
- 20-29: 6.33 %
- 30-39: 7.4 %
- 40-49: 13.6 %
- 50-59: 22.55 %
- 60+: 31.83 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Crohn's Disease (371 people, 10.27%)
- Pain (232 people, 6.42%)
- High Blood Pressure (204 people, 5.64%)
- Psoriatic Arthropathy (197 people, 5.45%)
- Preventive Health Care (147 people, 4.07%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Humira (933 people, 25.82%)
- Folic Acid (716 people, 19.81%)
- Enbrel (521 people, 14.42%)
- Prednisone (479 people, 13.25%)
- Remicade (324 people, 8.97%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Diarrhea (996 people, 27.56%)
- Nausea (886 people, 24.52%)
- Nausea And Vomiting (780 people, 21.58%)
- Fever (539 people, 14.91%)
- Fatigue (477 people, 13.20%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Questions to the study
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I started a low dose (10 mg) of methotrexate for rheumatoid arthritis last week and noticed this week, after taking my second does, that my face is breaking out. Does anyone have any similar experiences? I also take 5 mg of folic acid daily. Thanks for any help you can offer up.
User reviews to the study
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Hi everyone. I've been on methotrexate for about 10 years for psoriatic arthritis. My friends and family think it's funny how I'm always sweaty and hot when everyone else is comfortable or even cold. I, however, do not find it so funny that while sitting at a restaurant I start literally ...
Hi there, I have advanced RH, no medications for over past 12 years. Had an extreme flare up a few months back so went to rheumatologist who has prescribed 10 mg methotrexate, weekly and daily palquil, 5mg prednisone and 2x weekly folic acid. I have been on them nearly 3 months now. This ...