Methotrexate and Bloodshot eyes - from FDA reports


Summary

Bloodshot eyes is found among people who take Methotrexate, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Humira, and have Rheumatoid arthritis. This review analyzes which people have Bloodshot eyes 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, 03, 2017

223,372 people reported to have side effects when taking Methotrexate.
Among them, 9 people (0.0%) have Bloodshot Eyes


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Methotrexate cause Bloodshot eyes?

Time on Methotrexate when people have Bloodshot Eyes *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 100 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Bloodshot Eyes when taking Methotrexate *:

  • female: 88.89 %
  • male: 11.11 %

Age of people who have Bloodshot Eyes when taking Methotrexate *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 12.5 %
  • 30-39: 12.5 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 75.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (7 people, 77.78%)
  • Gastritis (1 person, 11.11%)
  • Carcinoma (1 person, 11.11%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Humira (5 people, 55.56%)
  • Folic Acid (4 people, 44.44%)
  • Prednisone (3 people, 33.33%)
  • Naproxen (3 people, 33.33%)
  • Remicade (2 people, 22.22%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Itching (2 people, 22.22%)
  • Headache (2 people, 22.22%)
  • Eye Haemorrhage (2 people, 22.22%)
  • Eye Allergy (1 person, 11.11%)
  • Drug Ineffective (1 person, 11.11%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Methotrexate

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