Review: could Methotrexate cause Bloodshot eyes (Eye redness)?
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.
We study 129,908 people who have side effects while taking Methotrexate from FDA and social media. Among them, 10 have Bloodshot eyes. Find out below who they are, when they have Bloodshot eyes and more.
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Methotrexate has active ingredients of methotrexate sodium. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from 131,250 Methotrexate users)
Bloodshot eyes (bloodshot eyes appear red because the vessels in the surface of the white portion of the eye (sclera) become swollen) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, glaucoma, rheumatoid arthritis, depression. (latest reports from 743 Bloodshot eyes patients)
On Feb, 28, 2015: 129,897 people reported to have side effects when taking Methotrexate. Among them, 10 people (0.01%) have Bloodshot Eyes.
Time on Methotrexate when people have Bloodshot eyes * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Bloodshot eyes||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||50.00%||50.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Bloodshot eyes when taking Methotrexate * :
|Bloodshot eyes||78.57%||21.43% |
Age of people who have Bloodshot eyes when taking Methotrexate * :
|Bloodshot eyes||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||15.38%||7.69%||0.00%||7.69%||69.23% |
Severity of Bloodshot eyes when taking Methotrexate ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Bloodshot eyes||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Bloodshot eyes ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Rheumatoid arthritis (10 people, 100.00%)
- Carcinoma (1 people, 10.00%)
- Gastritis (1 people, 10.00%)
- Energy increased (1 people, 10.00%)
- Depression (1 people, 10.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Humira (9 people, 90.00%)
- Prednisone (7 people, 70.00%)
- Folic acid (6 people, 60.00%)
- Naproxen (6 people, 60.00%)
- Atenolol (4 people, 40.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
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- A study of drug interactions between Folic Acid, Methotrexate, Enbrel for a 51-year old woman with Rheumatoid Arthritis. The patient has Nausea, Abdominal Pain
- A study of drug interactions between Metoprolol Succinate, Methotrexate Sodium Preservative Free, Plavix, Plaquenil, Humira, Folic Acid, Atorvastatin Calcium for a 59-year old woman with Coronary Artery Disease, Rheumatoid Arthritis, High Blood Cholesterol. The patient has Weight Gain
- A study of side effects of Warfarin Sodium for a 26-year old man with Protein C Deficiency, Pulmonary Embolism, Factor Ii Gene Mutation. The patient has Bloodshot Eyes (bloodshot eyes appear red because the vessels in the surface of the white portion of the eye (sclera) become swollen)
- A study of drug interactions between Prednisolone, Plaquenil, Leflunomide, Methotrexate for a 63-year old woman with Rheumatoid Arthritis. The patient has Folliculitis
- A study of drug interactions between Folic Acid, Vitamin D, Zoloft, Methotrexate, Plaquenil for a 53-year old woman with Hair Loss, Iga Deficiency, Depression, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Lupus Erythematosus. The patient has Don't Want To Socialize At All
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