Methotrexate and Coughing - from FDA reports


Summary

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 Rheumatoid arthritis. This review analyzes which people have Coughing with Methotrexate. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 209,150 people who have side effects when taking Methotrexate from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Mar, 27, 2017

209,150 people reported to have side effects when taking Methotrexate.
Among them, 5,382 people (2.57%) have Coughing


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Methotrexate cause Coughing?

Time on Methotrexate when people have Coughing *:

  • < 1 month: 18.43 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 22.36 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 10.57 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 13.29 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 10.27 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 16.01 %
  • 10+ years: 9.06 %

Gender of people who have Coughing when taking Methotrexate *:

  • female: 76.26 %
  • male: 23.74 %

Age of people who have Coughing when taking Methotrexate *:

  • 0-1: 0.14 %
  • 2-9: 2.81 %
  • 10-19: 3.22 %
  • 20-29: 2.95 %
  • 30-39: 6.06 %
  • 40-49: 13.4 %
  • 50-59: 28.62 %
  • 60+: 42.8 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (3,255 people, 60.48%)
  • Psoriatic Arthropathy (398 people, 7.40%)
  • High Blood Pressure (365 people, 6.78%)
  • Pain (293 people, 5.44%)
  • Vitamin Supplementation (213 people, 3.96%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Enbrel (1,718 people, 31.92%)
  • Humira (1,642 people, 30.51%)
  • Folic Acid (1,361 people, 25.29%)
  • Prednisone (822 people, 15.27%)
  • Remicade (404 people, 7.51%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fever (1,210 people, 22.48%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (913 people, 16.96%)
  • Nasopharyngitis (719 people, 13.36%)
  • Fatigue (700 people, 13.01%)
  • Joint Pain (639 people, 11.87%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Do you have Coughing when taking Methotrexate?

Methotrexate

Methotrexate has active ingredients of methotrexate sodium. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Methotrexate 226,847 users)

Coughing

Coughing has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, asthma, multiple sclerosis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (latest reports from 143,395 Coughing patients).

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