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Review: could Methotrexate cause Excessive thirst (Thirst - excessive)?

Summary: Excessive thirst is found among people who take Methotrexate, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Folic acid, and have Rheumatoid arthritis.

We study 129,908 people who have side effects while taking Methotrexate from FDA and social media. Among them, 28 have Excessive thirst. Find out below who they are, when they have Excessive thirst and more.

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Methotrexate

Methotrexate has active ingredients of methotrexate sodium. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from 131,250 Methotrexate users)

Excessive thirst

Excessive thirst has been reported by people with schizophrenia, high blood pressure, depression, quit smoking, diabetes. (latest reports from 2,773 Excessive thirst patients)

On Mar, 5, 2015: 129,897 people reported to have side effects when taking Methotrexate. Among them, 28 people (0.02%) have Excessive Thirst.

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 thirst33.33%0.00%0.00%66.67%0.00%0.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Excessive thirst72.41%27.59%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Excessive thirst0.00%4.55%9.09%0.00%13.64%13.64%13.64%45.45%

Severity of Excessive thirst when taking Methotrexate ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Excessive thirst0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Excessive thirst ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Excessive thirst0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (6 people, 21.43%)
  2. Chest pain (2 people, 7.14%)
  3. Hypertension (2 people, 7.14%)
  4. Smoking cessation therapy (2 people, 7.14%)
  5. Crohn's disease (2 people, 7.14%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Folic acid (7 people, 25.00%)
  2. Remicade (5 people, 17.86%)
  3. Prednisone (5 people, 17.86%)
  4. Levothyroxine sodium (4 people, 14.29%)
  5. Nisoldipine (4 people, 14.29%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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