Methotrexate and Diarrhoea - from FDA reports
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 Humira, and have Rheumatoid arthritis. This review analyzes which people have Diarrhoea 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, 20, 2017
209,150 people reported to have side effects when taking Methotrexate.
Among them, 5,805 people (2.78%) have Diarrhoea
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Methotrexate when people have Diarrhoea *:
- < 1 month: 43.02 %
- 1 - 6 months: 18.14 %
- 6 - 12 months: 8.03 %
- 1 - 2 years: 7.87 %
- 2 - 5 years: 11.4 %
- 5 - 10 years: 8.03 %
- 10+ years: 3.53 %
Gender of people who have Diarrhoea when taking Methotrexate *:
- female: 72.76 %
- male: 27.24 %
Age of people who have Diarrhoea when taking Methotrexate *:
- 0-1: 1.27 %
- 2-9: 4.45 %
- 10-19: 6.35 %
- 20-29: 4.15 %
- 30-39: 7.03 %
- 40-49: 14.42 %
- 50-59: 25.86 %
- 60+: 36.48 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (2,707 people, 46.63%)
- Psoriatic Arthropathy (454 people, 7.82%)
- High Blood Pressure (377 people, 6.49%)
- Pain (354 people, 6.10%)
- Crohn's Disease (319 people, 5.50%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Humira (1,303 people, 22.45%)
- Folic Acid (1,144 people, 19.71%)
- Enbrel (1,047 people, 18.04%)
- Prednisone (771 people, 13.28%)
- Remicade (425 people, 7.32%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Nausea (1,609 people, 27.72%)
- Nausea And Vomiting (1,541 people, 26.55%)
- Fever (953 people, 16.42%)
- Abdominal Pain (874 people, 15.06%)
- Fatigue (832 people, 14.33%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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