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 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:

Could Methotrexate cause Headache?

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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