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Review: could Methotrexate cause Excessive thirst?

Summary: Excessive thirst could be caused by Methotrexate, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Folic acid, and have Rheumatoid arthritis.

We study 129,668 people who have side effects while taking Methotrexate from FDA and social media. Among them, 26 have Excessive thirst. Find out below who they are, when they have Excessive thirst and more.

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Methotrexate

Methotrexate (latest outcomes from 130,985 users) has active ingredients of methotrexate sodium. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis.

Excessive thirst

Excessive thirst (latest reports from 16,213 patients) has been reported by people with schizophrenia, high blood pressure, quit smoking, depression, diabetes.

On Apr, 13, 2014: 129,658 people reported to have side effects when taking Methotrexate. Among them, 26 people (0.02%) have Excessive Thirst. They amount to 0.16% of all the 16,182 people who have Excessive Thirst on eHealthMe.

Trend of Excessive thirst in Methotrexate reports

Time on Methotrexate when people have Excessive thirst * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Excessive thirst100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Excessive thirst70.37%29.63%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Excessive thirst0.00%5.00%5.00%0.00%10.00%15.00%15.00%50.00%

Severity of Excessive thirst when taking Methotrexate ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Excessive thirst ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (6 people, 23.08%)
  2. Hypertension (2 people, 7.69%)
  3. Diabetes mellitus non-insulin-dependent (2 people, 7.69%)
  4. Smoking cessation therapy (2 people, 7.69%)
  5. Chest pain (2 people, 7.69%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Folic acid (7 people, 26.92%)
  2. Remicade (5 people, 19.23%)
  3. Prednisone (5 people, 19.23%)
  4. Levothyroxine sodium (4 people, 15.38%)
  5. Nisoldipine (4 people, 15.38%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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