Methotrexate and Back pain - from FDA reports


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 Enbrel, and have Psoriatic arthropathy. This review analyzes which people have Back pain 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, 20, 2017

231,270 people reported to have side effects when taking Methotrexate.
Among them, 4,416 people (1.91%) have Back pain


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Methotrexate cause Back pain?

Time on Methotrexate when people have Back pain *:

  • < 1 month: 23.61 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 18.03 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 13.73 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 15.88 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 11.16 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 11.59 %
  • 10+ years: 6.01 %

Gender of people who have Back pain when taking Methotrexate *:

  • female: 76.95 %
  • male: 23.05 %

Age of people who have Back pain when taking Methotrexate *:

  • 0-1: 0.06 %
  • 2-9: 1.33 %
  • 10-19: 3.72 %
  • 20-29: 2.38 %
  • 30-39: 5.11 %
  • 40-49: 16.0 %
  • 50-59: 26.84 %
  • 60+: 44.57 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Psoriatic Arthropathy (375 people, 8.49%)
  • Pain (346 people, 7.84%)
  • High Blood Pressure (308 people, 6.97%)
  • Osteoporosis (280 people, 6.34%)
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis (188 people, 4.26%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Enbrel (1,248 people, 28.26%)
  • Humira (1,193 people, 27.02%)
  • Folic Acid (980 people, 22.19%)
  • Prednisone (641 people, 14.52%)
  • Remicade (458 people, 10.37%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Joint Pain (1,402 people, 31.75%)
  • Pain In Extremity (968 people, 21.92%)
  • Pain (915 people, 20.72%)
  • Fatigue (736 people, 16.67%)
  • Nausea (600 people, 13.59%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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