Review: could Methotrexate cause Burn From The Sun?


Burn from the sun is found among people who take Methotrexate, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old also take medication Enbrel, and have Rheumatoid arthritis . We study 197,009 people who have side effects while taking Methotrexate from FDA and social media. Among them, 50 have Burn from the sun. Find out below who they are, when they have Burn from the sun and more.

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Methotrexate has active ingredients of methotrexate sodium. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Methotrexate 212,463 users)

Burn From The Sun

Burn from the sun has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, psoriasis, high blood cholesterol, acne (latest reports from 4,024 Burn from the sun patients).

On Oct, 19, 2016

197,009 people reported to have side effects when taking Methotrexate.
Among them, 50 people (0.03%) have Burn From The Sun

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Methotrexate cause Burn from the sun?

Gender of people who have Burn From The Sun when taking Methotrexate *:

  • female: 68.75 %
  • male: 31.25 %

Age of people who have Burn From The Sun when taking Methotrexate *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 2.86 %
  • 20-29: 11.43 %
  • 30-39: 14.29 %
  • 40-49: 8.57 %
  • 50-59: 34.29 %
  • 60+: 28.57 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (24 people, 48.00%)
  • Psoriatic Arthropathy (12 people, 24.00%)
  • Psoriasis (12 people, 24.00%)
  • Vitamin Supplementation (5 people, 10.00%)
  • Migraine (4 people, 8.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Enbrel (17 people, 34.00%)
  • Humira (15 people, 30.00%)
  • Folic Acid (10 people, 20.00%)
  • Folic Acid. (8 people, 16.00%)
  • Actemra (5 people, 10.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Psoriasis (9 people, 18.00%)
  • Rash (7 people, 14.00%)
  • Drug Ineffective (7 people, 14.00%)
  • Arthralgia (7 people, 14.00%)
  • Nausea (6 people, 12.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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