Review: could Methotrexate cause Blood Glucose Increased?


Summary

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 . We study 191,459 people who have side effects while taking Methotrexate from FDA and social media. Among them, 883 have Blood glucose increased. Find out below who they are, when they have Blood glucose increased and more.

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Methotrexate

Methotrexate has active ingredients of methotrexate sodium. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Methotrexate 205,731 users)

Blood Glucose Increased

Blood glucose increased has been reported by people with weight decreased, breathing difficulty, weakness, diarrhea, malaise (latest reports from 104,935 Blood glucose increased patients).

On Sep, 20, 2016

191,459 people reported to have side effects when taking Methotrexate.
Among them, 883 people (0.46%) have Blood Glucose Increased


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Methotrexate cause Blood glucose increased?

Time on Methotrexate when people have Blood Glucose Increased *:

  • < 1 month: 29.82 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 8.77 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 10.53 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 7.02 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 15.79 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 22.81 %
  • 10+ years: 5.26 %

Gender of people who have Blood Glucose Increased when taking Methotrexate *:

  • female: 72.42 %
  • male: 27.58 %

Age of people who have Blood Glucose Increased when taking Methotrexate *:

  • 0-1: 0.14 %
  • 2-9: 1.64 %
  • 10-19: 4.65 %
  • 20-29: 2.74 %
  • 30-39: 2.74 %
  • 40-49: 12.72 %
  • 50-59: 28.59 %
  • 60+: 46.79 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (454 people, 51.42%)
  • Diabetes Mellitus (80 people, 9.06%)
  • Hypertension (79 people, 8.95%)
  • Pain (70 people, 7.93%)
  • Psoriatic Arthropathy (57 people, 6.46%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Folic Acid (227 people, 25.71%)
  • Humira (191 people, 21.63%)
  • Prednisone (160 people, 18.12%)
  • Enbrel (154 people, 17.44%)
  • Folic Acid. (96 people, 10.87%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Arthralgia (135 people, 15.29%)
  • Nausea (126 people, 14.27%)
  • Vomiting (116 people, 13.14%)
  • Fatigue (110 people, 12.46%)
  • Pain (104 people, 11.78%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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