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Related topic: Methotrexate, Application site pruritus

Review: could Methotrexate cause Application site pruritus?

Summary: Application site pruritus could be caused by Methotrexate, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, also take Humira, and have Rheumatoid arthritis.

We study 129,668 people who have side effects while taking Methotrexate from FDA and social media. Among them, 23 have Application site pruritus. Find out below who they are, when they have Application site pruritus and more.

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Methotrexate

Methotrexate (latest outcomes from 130,985 users) has active ingredients of methotrexate sodium. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis.

Application site pruritus

Application site pruritus (application site severe itching of the skin) (latest reports from 15,525 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, hormone replacement therapy, back pain.

On Apr, 8, 2014: 129,615 people reported to have side effects when taking Methotrexate. Among them, 23 people (0.02%) have Application Site Pruritus. They amount to 0.15% of all the 15,469 people who have Application Site Pruritus on eHealthMe.

Trend of Application site pruritus in Methotrexate reports

Time on Methotrexate when people have Application site pruritus * :

n/a

Gender of people who have Application site pruritus when taking Methotrexate * :

FemaleMale
Application site pruritus86.36%13.64%

Age of people who have Application site pruritus when taking Methotrexate * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Application site pruritus0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%5.56%33.33%33.33%27.78%

Severity of Application site pruritus when taking Methotrexate ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Application site pruritus ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (15 people, 65.22%)
  2. Ovarian cyst (6 people, 26.09%)
  3. Pain (3 people, 13.04%)
  4. Hypertension (3 people, 13.04%)
  5. Blood pressure (2 people, 8.70%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Humira (10 people, 43.48%)
  2. Prednisone (8 people, 34.78%)
  3. Folic acid (5 people, 21.74%)
  4. Enbrel (4 people, 17.39%)
  5. Duragesic-100 (3 people, 13.04%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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