Methotrexate and Headache - from FDA reports
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 Psoriatic arthropathy. This review analyzes which people have Headache with Methotrexate. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 231,270 people who have side effects when taking Methotrexate from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Aug, 22, 2017
231,270 people reported to have side effects when taking Methotrexate.
Among them, 9,601 people (4.15%) have Headache
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Methotrexate when people have Headache *:
- < 1 month: 31.84 %
- 1 - 6 months: 18.38 %
- 6 - 12 months: 8.55 %
- 1 - 2 years: 8.97 %
- 2 - 5 years: 11.54 %
- 5 - 10 years: 12.18 %
- 10+ years: 8.55 %
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: 0.04 %
- 2-9: 2.43 %
- 10-19: 5.17 %
- 20-29: 4.3 %
- 30-39: 8.82 %
- 40-49: 18.69 %
- 50-59: 29.38 %
- 60+: 31.17 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Psoriatic Arthropathy (817 people, 8.51%)
- Pain (618 people, 6.44%)
- High Blood Pressure (461 people, 4.80%)
- Depression (277 people, 2.89%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (249 people, 2.59%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Enbrel (3,139 people, 32.69%)
- Humira (2,276 people, 23.71%)
- Folic Acid (1,979 people, 20.61%)
- Prednisone (1,152 people, 12.00%)
- Remicade (817 people, 8.51%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Nausea (2,243 people, 23.36%)
- Fatigue (1,589 people, 16.55%)
- Joint Pain (1,314 people, 13.69%)
- Pain (1,187 people, 12.36%)
- Dizziness (1,174 people, 12.23%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Hi, I started on methotrexate approx 2mths ago to help with my rheumatoid condition Ankylosing Spondylitis. I also take Sulphasalazine and pre gabalin and have done since diagnosis 2.5yrs ago. Since starting in the methotrexate I have started to suffer with some unpleasant symptoms around ...
Hey everyone my name is Angela & I'm new to the group. I'm also new to Latuda. I'm in desperate need of answers/advice. I've been diagnosed with Bipolar I, PTSD, depression, & anxiety. I've been taking 900mg of Lithium & 45 total mg of Buspar since November 2016 with no problems. I was also on ...
I have often woken up with a feeling of slight compression in my head. Taking brewers yeast on a regular basis seems to prevent this feeling.... or am I kidding myself? Any suggestions as to what is happening?
I started a low dose (10 mg) of methotrexate for rheumatoid arthritis last week and noticed this week, after taking my second does, that my face is breaking out. Does anyone have any similar experiences? I also take 5 mg of folic acid daily. Thanks for any help you can offer up.
User reviews to the study
Hi I've been on cimzia for 1 year for the last 2 months been having terrible headaches. They make me feel sick and dizzy also on 25 methotrexate which I inject which I've been on for over 5 years .i have psoriatic arthritis
Hi there!! I am a 47yo male. I live in MA. I have barrets and of course GERD. I tried Gaviscon because heard so much about it. Then I wake up at 2am with this amazing piercing headache in my left temple. I also take omeprazole. I had to eat food to take ibuprofen for the headache. I can't lay ...
It's been years since I've taken Methotrexate and when I was taking it years ago I had the numbness in my feet. Years later, it has returned and they're not sure what is the reason for my neuropathy. This time it's also in my hands. I took it for arthritis but now the military and the VA are ...
Hi everyone. I've been on methotrexate for about 10 years for psoriatic arthritis. My friends and family think it's funny how I'm always sweaty and hot when everyone else is comfortable or even cold. I, however, do not find it so funny that while sitting at a restaurant I start literally ...
I used Durezol, got a fairly bad headache for a week, then it has dragged on for about 6 weeks as a mild, dull headache in the temporal area in the same spot. ( The right side of head is affected, same side I used eyedrops )..Was found to be negative for temporal arteritis. Anybody out there ...