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Review: could Methotrexate cause Blood glucose increased?

We study 129,757 people who have side effects while taking Methotrexate from FDA and social media. Among them, 574 have Blood glucose increased. Find out below who they are, when they have Blood glucose increased and more.

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Methotrexate

Methotrexate (latest outcomes from 131,091 users) has active ingredients of methotrexate sodium. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis.

Blood glucose increased

Blood glucose increased (latest reports from 438,603 patients) has been reported by people with type 2 diabetes, diabetes, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, depression.

On Aug, 15, 2014: 129,757 people reported to have side effects when taking Methotrexate. Among them, 574 people (0.44%) have Blood Glucose Increased. They amount to 0.13% of all the 438,601 people who have Blood Glucose Increased on eHealthMe.

Trend of Blood glucose increased in Methotrexate reports

Time on Methotrexate when people have Blood glucose increased * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Blood glucose increased36.07%9.84%4.92%13.11%16.39%14.75%4.92%

Gender of people who have Blood glucose increased when taking Methotrexate * :

FemaleMale
Blood glucose increased70.99%29.01%

Age of people who have Blood glucose increased when taking Methotrexate * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Blood glucose increased0.00%1.69%5.26%3.38%2.44%12.97%26.13%48.12%

Severity of Blood glucose increased when taking Methotrexate ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Blood glucose increased ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (285 people, 49.65%)
  2. Pain (57 people, 9.93%)
  3. Hypertension (40 people, 6.97%)
  4. Osteoporosis (37 people, 6.45%)
  5. Diabetes mellitus (35 people, 6.10%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Folic acid (205 people, 35.71%)
  2. Prednisone (131 people, 22.82%)
  3. Humira (124 people, 21.60%)
  4. Enbrel (90 people, 15.68%)
  5. Remicade (69 people, 12.02%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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