Review: could Methotrexate cause Diarrhoea (Diarrhea)?
Summary: Diarrhoea 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.
We study 129,858 people who have side effects while taking Methotrexate from FDA and social media. Among them, 3,140 have Diarrhoea. Find out below who they are, when they have Diarrhoea and more.
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Methotrexate has active ingredients of methotrexate sodium. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (view latest outcomes from 131,201 users)
Diarrhoea has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, depression.(latest reports from Diarrhoea 169,442 patients)
On Nov, 26, 2014: 129,841 people reported to have side effects when taking Methotrexate. Among them, 3,861 people (2.97%) have Diarrhoea.
Time on Methotrexate when people have Diarrhoea * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Diarrhoea when taking Methotrexate * :
Age of people who have Diarrhoea when taking Methotrexate * :
Severity of Diarrhoea when taking Methotrexate ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Diarrhoea ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Rheumatoid arthritis (1,669 people, 43.23%)
- Pain (256 people, 6.63%)
- Prophylaxis (236 people, 6.11%)
- Osteoporosis (217 people, 5.62%)
- Hypertension (209 people, 5.41%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Folic acid (1,150 people, 29.79%)
- Prednisone (926 people, 23.98%)
- Humira (836 people, 21.65%)
- Enbrel (784 people, 20.31%)
- Remicade (456 people, 11.81%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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