Methotrexate and Blood glucose increased - from FDA reports
Blood glucose increased 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. This review analyzes which people have Blood glucose increased 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 Apr, 14, 2017
223,372 people reported to have side effects when taking Methotrexate.
Among them, 1,008 people (0.45%) have Blood Glucose Increased
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Methotrexate when people have Blood Glucose Increased *:
- < 1 month: 26.09 %
- 1 - 6 months: 11.59 %
- 6 - 12 months: 8.7 %
- 1 - 2 years: 10.14 %
- 2 - 5 years: 14.49 %
- 5 - 10 years: 24.64 %
- 10+ years: 4.35 %
Gender of people who have Blood Glucose Increased when taking Methotrexate *:
- female: 72.72 %
- male: 27.28 %
Age of people who have Blood Glucose Increased when taking Methotrexate *:
- 0-1: 0.12 %
- 2-9: 1.67 %
- 10-19: 4.9 %
- 20-29: 2.39 %
- 30-39: 2.99 %
- 40-49: 11.95 %
- 50-59: 28.55 %
- 60+: 47.43 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (528 people, 52.38%)
- Diabetes (100 people, 9.92%)
- High Blood Pressure (89 people, 8.83%)
- Pain (81 people, 8.04%)
- Psoriatic Arthropathy (64 people, 6.35%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Folic Acid (237 people, 23.51%)
- Humira (218 people, 21.63%)
- Enbrel (180 people, 17.86%)
- Prednisone (166 people, 16.47%)
- Metformin (100 people, 9.92%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Joint Pain (159 people, 15.77%)
- Nausea (151 people, 14.98%)
- Fatigue (139 people, 13.79%)
- High Blood Pressure (129 people, 12.80%)
- Nausea And Vomiting (127 people, 12.60%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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