Methotrexate and Dehydration - from FDA reports
Dehydration is found among people who take Methotrexate, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Folic Acid, and have Rheumatoid arthritis. This review analyzes which people have Dehydration 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, 17, 2017
209,150 people reported to have side effects when taking Methotrexate.
Among them, 1,668 people (0.8%) have Dehydration
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Methotrexate when people have Dehydration *:
- < 1 month: 33.33 %
- 1 - 6 months: 11.67 %
- 6 - 12 months: 8.89 %
- 1 - 2 years: 8.89 %
- 2 - 5 years: 20.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 6.67 %
- 10+ years: 10.56 %
Gender of people who have Dehydration when taking Methotrexate *:
- female: 71.23 %
- male: 28.77 %
Age of people who have Dehydration when taking Methotrexate *:
- 0-1: 0.68 %
- 2-9: 3.77 %
- 10-19: 9.81 %
- 20-29: 2.19 %
- 30-39: 5.58 %
- 40-49: 12.0 %
- 50-59: 17.58 %
- 60+: 48.38 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (702 people, 42.09%)
- Osteoporosis (128 people, 7.67%)
- High Blood Pressure (112 people, 6.71%)
- Crohn's Disease (87 people, 5.22%)
- Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (all) (76 people, 4.56%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Folic Acid (479 people, 28.72%)
- Prednisone (325 people, 19.48%)
- Humira (322 people, 19.30%)
- Remicade (233 people, 13.97%)
- Enbrel (219 people, 13.13%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Nausea And Vomiting (388 people, 23.26%)
- Diarrhea (357 people, 21.40%)
- Nausea (352 people, 21.10%)
- Fever (298 people, 17.87%)
- Weakness (219 people, 13.13%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Do you have Dehydration when taking Methotrexate?
Methotrexate has active ingredients of methotrexate sodium. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Methotrexate 212,586 users)
Dehydration (dryness resulting from the removal of water) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, pain, multiple myeloma, hepatitis c (latest reports from 94,611 Dehydration patients).
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