Methotrexate and Hearing loss - from FDA reports
Hearing loss is found among people who take Methotrexate, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Humira, and have Rheumatoid arthritis . We study 209,150 people who have side effects while taking Methotrexate from FDA. Among them, 342 have Hearing loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Hearing loss and more.
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Methotrexate has active ingredients of methotrexate sodium. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Methotrexate 212,557 users)
Hearing loss has been reported by people with osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, depression (latest reports from 12,512 Hearing loss patients).
On Jan, 27, 2017
209,150 people reported to have side effects when taking Methotrexate.
Among them, 342 people (0.16%) have Hearing Loss
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Methotrexate when people have Hearing Loss *:
- < 1 month: 0.0 %
- 1 - 6 months: 35.71 %
- 6 - 12 months: 14.29 %
- 1 - 2 years: 35.71 %
- 2 - 5 years: 7.14 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 7.14 %
Gender of people who have Hearing Loss when taking Methotrexate *:
- female: 74.07 %
- male: 25.93 %
Age of people who have Hearing Loss when taking Methotrexate *:
- 0-1: 0.8 %
- 2-9: 6.0 %
- 10-19: 7.6 %
- 20-29: 8.4 %
- 30-39: 6.8 %
- 40-49: 20.0 %
- 50-59: 26.0 %
- 60+: 24.4 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (164 people, 47.95%)
- Pain (31 people, 9.06%)
- Arthritis (23 people, 6.73%)
- Osteoporosis (20 people, 5.85%)
- High Blood Pressure (19 people, 5.56%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Humira (110 people, 32.16%)
- Folic Acid (70 people, 20.47%)
- Enbrel (63 people, 18.42%)
- Prednisone (52 people, 15.20%)
- Fosamax (36 people, 10.53%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Nausea And Vomiting (66 people, 19.30%)
- Dizziness (57 people, 16.67%)
- Nausea (56 people, 16.37%)
- Sinusitis (53 people, 15.50%)
- Joint Pain (51 people, 14.91%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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