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Review: could Methotrexate cause Dehydration?

Summary: Dehydration could be caused by Methotrexate, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Folic acid, and have Rheumatoid arthritis.

We study 129,668 people who have side effects while taking Methotrexate from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,142 have Dehydration. Find out below who they are, when they have Dehydration and more.

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Methotrexate

Methotrexate (latest outcomes from 130,985 users) has active ingredients of methotrexate sodium. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis.

Dehydration

Dehydration (dryness resulting from the removal of water) (latest reports from 487,499 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, pain, osteoporosis, hepatitis c.

On Apr, 9, 2014: 129,615 people reported to have side effects when taking Methotrexate. Among them, 1,142 people (0.88%) have Dehydration. They amount to 0.23% of all the 486,374 people who have Dehydration on eHealthMe.

Trend of Dehydration in Methotrexate reports

Time on Methotrexate when people have Dehydration * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Dehydration34.23%7.38%8.72%8.05%28.86%6.04%6.71%

Gender of people who have Dehydration when taking Methotrexate * :

FemaleMale
Dehydration70.85%29.15%

Age of people who have Dehydration when taking Methotrexate * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Dehydration0.10%3.32%10.06%1.87%7.47%11.62%16.60%48.96%

Severity of Dehydration when taking Methotrexate ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Dehydration ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (474 people, 41.51%)
  2. Osteoporosis (111 people, 9.72%)
  3. Acute lymphocytic leukaemia (63 people, 5.52%)
  4. Hypertension (61 people, 5.34%)
  5. Pain (50 people, 4.38%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Folic acid (426 people, 37.30%)
  2. Prednisone (303 people, 26.53%)
  3. Humira (210 people, 18.39%)
  4. Remicade (197 people, 17.25%)
  5. Enbrel (151 people, 13.22%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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