Methotrexate and Diarrhoea - from FDA reports


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 Enbrel, and have Psoriatic arthropathy. This review analyzes which people have Diarrhoea 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 Sep, 19, 2017

231,270 people reported to have side effects when taking Methotrexate.
Among them, 7,519 people (3.25%) have Diarrhoea


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Methotrexate cause Diarrhoea?

Time on Methotrexate when people have Diarrhoea *:

  • < 1 month: 39.89 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 18.71 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 8.12 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 8.39 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 11.69 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 8.94 %
  • 10+ years: 4.26 %

Gender of people who have Diarrhoea when taking Methotrexate *:

  • female: 73.41 %
  • male: 26.59 %

Age of people who have Diarrhoea when taking Methotrexate *:

  • 0-1: 1.09 %
  • 2-9: 4.17 %
  • 10-19: 6.01 %
  • 20-29: 3.69 %
  • 30-39: 6.54 %
  • 40-49: 13.58 %
  • 50-59: 26.23 %
  • 60+: 38.71 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Psoriatic Arthropathy (529 people, 7.04%)
  • High Blood Pressure (417 people, 5.55%)
  • Pain (409 people, 5.44%)
  • Crohn's Disease (378 people, 5.03%)
  • Preventive Health Care (281 people, 3.74%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Enbrel (1,538 people, 20.45%)
  • Humira (1,471 people, 19.56%)
  • Folic Acid (1,337 people, 17.78%)
  • Prednisone (1,010 people, 13.43%)
  • Remicade (618 people, 8.22%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (2,036 people, 27.08%)
  • Nausea And Vomiting (1,750 people, 23.27%)
  • Fever (1,208 people, 16.07%)
  • Fatigue (1,056 people, 14.04%)
  • Abdominal Pain (996 people, 13.25%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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