Methotrexate and Basal cell carcinoma - from FDA reports


Summary

Basal cell carcinoma is found among people who take Methotrexate, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Folic Acid, and have Rheumatoid arthritis. This review analyzes which people have Basal cell carcinoma with Methotrexate. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 223,372 people who have side effects when taking Methotrexate from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 11, 2017

223,372 people reported to have side effects when taking Methotrexate.
Among them, 1,129 people (0.51%) have Basal Cell Carcinoma


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Methotrexate cause Basal cell carcinoma?

Time on Methotrexate when people have Basal Cell Carcinoma *:

  • < 1 month: 10.59 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 10.59 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 11.76 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 20.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 21.18 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 17.65 %
  • 10+ years: 8.24 %

Gender of people who have Basal Cell Carcinoma when taking Methotrexate *:

  • female: 66.57 %
  • male: 33.43 %

Age of people who have Basal Cell Carcinoma when taking Methotrexate *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.5 %
  • 10-19: 0.5 %
  • 20-29: 0.99 %
  • 30-39: 1.24 %
  • 40-49: 11.01 %
  • 50-59: 19.8 %
  • 60+: 65.84 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (661 people, 58.55%)
  • Osteoporosis (67 people, 5.93%)
  • Psoriatic Arthropathy (66 people, 5.85%)
  • Psoriasis (53 people, 4.69%)
  • Crohn's Disease (50 people, 4.43%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Folic Acid (380 people, 33.66%)
  • Remicade (363 people, 32.15%)
  • Humira (177 people, 15.68%)
  • Prednisone (159 people, 14.08%)
  • Enbrel (135 people, 11.96%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Rashes (85 people, 7.53%)
  • Pain (83 people, 7.35%)
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma (77 people, 6.82%)
  • Osteoarthritis (63 people, 5.58%)
  • Fall (62 people, 5.49%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Do you have Basal cell carcinoma when taking Methotrexate?

Methotrexate

Methotrexate has active ingredients of methotrexate sodium. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Methotrexate 226,881 users)

Basal Cell Carcinoma

Basal cell carcinoma (a skin cancer, it rarely metastasizes or kills) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, psoriasis (latest reports from 9,936 Basal cell carcinoma patients).

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