Review: could Methotrexate cause Back pain?
Summary: Back pain 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 129,925 people who have side effects while taking Methotrexate from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,083 have Back pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Back pain and more.
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Methotrexate has active ingredients of methotrexate sodium. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from 131,268 Methotrexate users)
Back pain has been reported by people with osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, pain, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis. (latest reports from 107,113 Back pain patients)
On Apr, 28, 2015: 129,925 people reported to have side effects when taking Methotrexate. Among them, 2,084 people (1.60%) have Back Pain.
Time on Methotrexate when people have Back pain * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Back pain||26.11%||20.38%||14.65%||16.56%||5.10%||10.19%||7.01% |
Gender of people who have Back pain when taking Methotrexate * :
|Back pain||77.34%||22.66% |
Age of people who have Back pain when taking Methotrexate * :
|Back pain||0.06%||2.00%||3.67%||2.84%||7.07%||18.26%||22.88%||43.21% |
Severity of Back pain when taking Methotrexate ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Back pain||0.00%||75.00%||25.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Back pain ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Back pain||0.00%||25.00%||75.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Rheumatoid arthritis (1,098 people, 52.69%)
- Osteoporosis (217 people, 10.41%)
- Pain (184 people, 8.83%)
- Psoriatic arthropathy (122 people, 5.85%)
- Hypertension (115 people, 5.52%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Folic acid (746 people, 35.80%)
- Humira (620 people, 29.75%)
- Prednisone (511 people, 24.52%)
- Enbrel (509 people, 24.42%)
- Remicade (349 people, 16.75%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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- A study of side effects of Levaquin for a 49-year old woman with Respiratory Disorder. The patient has Neck Pain, Back Pain, Hypertensive Heart Disease, Rash Generalised, Skin Burning Sensation, Skin Sensitisation, Sun-induced Skin Changes - Keratosis, Short-term Memory Loss, Tendon Pain, Headache - Migraine With Aura, Neuropathy, Arterial Spasm
- A study of drug interactions between Vitamin B12, Diltiazem Hydrochloride, Metoprolol Succinate, Xarelto for a 68-year old woman with Semi-vegetarian, Atrial Fibrillation/flutter. The patient has Back Pain
- A study of drug interactions between Folic Acid, Orencia, Methotrexate for a 45-year old woman with Arthritis - Rheumatoid. The patient has Joint Stiffness
- A study of drug interactions between Remicade, Methotrexate for a 47-year old woman with Sarcoidosis. The patient has Burning Eyes, Burning Eyes, Shortness Of Breath, Painful Respiration
- A study of drug interactions between Baby Aspirin, Fish Oil, Flomax, Gemfibrozil, Fosinopril Sodium for a 49-year old man with Heart Mri, Ldl/hdl Ratio Increased, Dysuria, High Blood Cholesterol And Triglycerides, Hypertension. The patient has Back Pain - Nonspecific
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