Review: could Methotrexate cause Excessive thirst?
This is a review of Excessive thirst (Thirst - excessive) by studying 124,856 people who take Methotrexate. We analyze: the time on Methotrexate when people have Excessive thirst, gender and age of these people, the severity of Excessive thirst, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Methotrexate. The review is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Methotrexate (latest outcomes from 130,928 users) has active ingredients of methotrexate sodium. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis. Commonly reported side effects of Methotrexate include fever, injection site pain, joint pain, nausea, nausea aggravated.
Excessive thirst (latest reports from 15,936 patients) has been reported by people with schizophrenia, high blood pressure, quit smoking, depression, diabetes.
On Feb, 14, 2014: 124,782 people reported to have side effects when taking Methotrexate. Among them, 26 people (0.02%) have Excessive Thirst.
Time on Methotrexate when people have Excessive thirst * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Excessive thirst||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Excessive thirst when taking Methotrexate * :
|Excessive thirst||70.37%||29.63% |
Age of people who have Excessive thirst when taking Methotrexate * :
|Excessive thirst||0.00%||5.00%||5.00%||0.00%||10.00%||15.00%||15.00%||50.00% |
Severity of Excessive thirst when taking Methotrexate ** :
How people recovered from Excessive thirst ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Rheumatoid arthritis (6 people, 23.08%)
- Hypertension (2 people, 7.69%)
- Diabetes mellitus non-insulin-dependent (2 people, 7.69%)
- Smoking cessation therapy (2 people, 7.69%)
- Chest pain (2 people, 7.69%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Folic acid (7 people, 26.92%)
- Remicade (5 people, 19.23%)
- Prednisone (5 people, 19.23%)
- Levothyroxine sodium (4 people, 15.38%)
- Nisoldipine (4 people, 15.38%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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