Methotrexate and Coughing - from FDA reports
Coughing is found among people who take Methotrexate, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Enbrel, and have Psoriatic arthropathy. This review analyzes which people have Coughing with Methotrexate. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 231,270 people who have side effects when taking Methotrexate from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Oct, 19, 2017
231,270 people reported to have side effects when taking Methotrexate.
Among them, 5,924 people (2.56%) have Coughing
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Methotrexate when people have Coughing *:
- < 1 month: 16.98 %
- 1 - 6 months: 21.49 %
- 6 - 12 months: 13.79 %
- 1 - 2 years: 11.94 %
- 2 - 5 years: 11.14 %
- 5 - 10 years: 14.85 %
- 10+ years: 9.81 %
Gender of people who have Coughing when taking Methotrexate *:
- female: 76.6 %
- male: 23.4 %
Age of people who have Coughing when taking Methotrexate *:
- 0-1: 0.12 %
- 2-9: 2.72 %
- 10-19: 3.12 %
- 20-29: 2.83 %
- 30-39: 6.15 %
- 40-49: 13.28 %
- 50-59: 28.8 %
- 60+: 42.99 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Psoriatic Arthropathy (441 people, 7.44%)
- High Blood Pressure (390 people, 6.58%)
- Pain (320 people, 5.40%)
- Vitamin Supplementation (217 people, 3.66%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (188 people, 3.17%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Enbrel (1,862 people, 31.43%)
- Humira (1,717 people, 28.98%)
- Folic Acid (1,361 people, 22.97%)
- Prednisone (822 people, 13.88%)
- Remicade (445 people, 7.51%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Fever (1,301 people, 21.96%)
- Breathing Difficulty (1,030 people, 17.39%)
- Nasopharyngitis (859 people, 14.50%)
- Fatigue (825 people, 13.93%)
- Joint Pain (764 people, 12.90%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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I take numerous vitamins along with a multi vitamin 2x daily. I have been taking vitamins for as long as I can remember and just recently developed a dry cough and metallic taste when I cough. I don't have any normal symptoms i.e.. High blood pressure, cold, flu, etc ... I am 64 and this ...
Hi, I started on methotrexate approx 2mths ago to help with my rheumatoid condition Ankylosing Spondylitis. I also take Sulphasalazine and pre gabalin and have done since diagnosis 2.5yrs ago. Since starting in the methotrexate I have started to suffer with some unpleasant symptoms around ...
Been on benicar/hct for 10years, I am female, 61 years old. Developed a cough. Basically coughing 24/7. Out of control. And yes I pee my self. I have had it for a year. I have been off benicar for 2 weeks, Dr said it should be out of my System @3 weeks. How long did it take for the cough to go ...
I started a low dose (10 mg) of methotrexate for rheumatoid arthritis last week and noticed this week, after taking my second does, that my face is breaking out. Does anyone have any similar experiences? I also take 5 mg of folic acid daily. Thanks for any help you can offer up.
Not sure what where to go with this. I have fibromyalgia and relapsing polchondritus also a disability from va.. I have my flares mostly under control. As well as what to do when they become apparent. After many years on pharmaceuticals I went a different direction. With medical marijauna. ...
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