Methotrexate and Excessive thirst - from FDA reports


Summary

Excessive thirst is found among people who take Methotrexate, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Folic Acid, and have Rheumatoid arthritis. This review analyzes which people have Excessive thirst with Methotrexate. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 223,372 people who have side effects when taking Methotrexate from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 06, 2017

223,372 people reported to have side effects when taking Methotrexate.
Among them, 41 people (0.02%) have Excessive Thirst


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Methotrexate cause Excessive thirst?

Time on Methotrexate when people have Excessive Thirst *:

  • < 1 month: 33.33 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 66.67 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Excessive Thirst when taking Methotrexate *:

  • female: 70 %
  • male: 30 %

Age of people who have Excessive Thirst when taking Methotrexate *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 3.33 %
  • 10-19: 10.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 10.0 %
  • 40-49: 6.67 %
  • 50-59: 23.33 %
  • 60+: 46.67 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (14 people, 34.15%)
  • High Blood Pressure (4 people, 9.76%)
  • Psoriatic Arthropathy (2 people, 4.88%)
  • Pain (2 people, 4.88%)
  • Crohn's Disease (2 people, 4.88%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Folic Acid (8 people, 19.51%)
  • Prednisone (6 people, 14.63%)
  • Humira (6 people, 14.63%)
  • Remicade (5 people, 12.20%)
  • Enbrel (5 people, 12.20%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Urination - Excessive Volume (22 people, 53.66%)
  • Fatigue (15 people, 36.59%)
  • Weakness (8 people, 19.51%)
  • Pain (8 people, 19.51%)
  • Nausea (8 people, 19.51%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Methotrexate

Methotrexate has active ingredients of methotrexate sodium. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Methotrexate 226,881 users)

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