Methotrexate and Headache - from FDA reports


Summary

Headache 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 Enbrel, and have Rheumatoid arthritis. This review analyzes which people have Headache 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.

What to expect?

If you take Methotrexate and have Headache, find out what symptoms you could have in 1 year or longer.

You are not alone!

Join a support group for people who take Methotrexate and have Headache

Personalized health information

On eHealthMe you can find out what patients like me (same gender, age) reported their drugs and conditions on FDA since 1977. Our tools are simple to use, anonymous and free. Start now >>>

On Apr, 30, 2017

223,372 people reported to have side effects when taking Methotrexate.
Among them, 8,481 people (3.8%) have Headache


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Methotrexate cause Headache?

Time on Methotrexate when people have Headache *:

  • < 1 month: 32.41 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 18.06 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 7.18 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 9.49 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 12.27 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 12.73 %
  • 10+ years: 7.87 %

Gender of people who have Headache when taking Methotrexate *:

  • female: 79.93 %
  • male: 20.07 %

Age of people who have Headache when taking Methotrexate *:

  • 0-1: 0.05 %
  • 2-9: 2.31 %
  • 10-19: 5.05 %
  • 20-29: 4.41 %
  • 30-39: 8.83 %
  • 40-49: 18.82 %
  • 50-59: 29.89 %
  • 60+: 30.65 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (4,972 people, 58.63%)
  • Psoriatic Arthropathy (786 people, 9.27%)
  • Pain (604 people, 7.12%)
  • High Blood Pressure (455 people, 5.36%)
  • Psoriasis (440 people, 5.19%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Enbrel (2,597 people, 30.62%)
  • Humira (2,162 people, 25.49%)
  • Folic Acid (1,716 people, 20.23%)
  • Prednisone (900 people, 10.61%)
  • Remicade (675 people, 7.96%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (1,976 people, 23.30%)
  • Fatigue (1,452 people, 17.12%)
  • Joint Pain (1,190 people, 14.03%)
  • Pain (1,115 people, 13.15%)
  • Dizziness (1,106 people, 13.04%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

Do you have Headache when taking Methotrexate?

Methotrexate

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

Headache

Headache (pain in head) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, depression, pain (latest reports from 330,038 Headache patients).

Browse all side effects of Methotrexate

a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z

Drugs that are associated with Headache

Headache

Could your condition cause Headache

Headache

Related studies

What would happen?

Forecast new side effects and undetected conditions when you take Methotrexate and have Headache.

Can you answer these questions?

More questions for: Methotrexate, Headache

You may be interested in these reviews

More reviews for: Methotrexate, Headache