Review: could Methotrexate cause Hearing loss?
Summary: 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 129,908 people who have side effects while taking Methotrexate from FDA and social media. Among them, 199 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 131,250 Methotrexate users)
Hearing loss has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 7,923 Hearing loss patients)
On Mar, 14, 2015: 129,897 people reported to have side effects when taking Methotrexate. Among them, 199 people (0.15%) have Hearing Loss.
Time on Methotrexate when people have Hearing loss * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Hearing loss||6.67%||46.67%||6.67%||13.33%||26.67%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Hearing loss when taking Methotrexate * :
|Hearing loss||76.45%||23.55% |
Age of people who have Hearing loss when taking Methotrexate * :
|Hearing loss||0.48%||6.28%||3.38%||7.25%||25.12%||17.87%||25.60%||14.01% |
Severity of Hearing loss when taking Methotrexate ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Hearing loss||0.00%||80.00%||20.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Hearing loss ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Hearing loss||0.00%||33.33%||66.67% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Rheumatoid arthritis (126 people, 63.32%)
- Arthritis (53 people, 26.63%)
- Pain (51 people, 25.63%)
- Cardiac disorder (47 people, 23.62%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (45 people, 22.61%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Humira (104 people, 52.26%)
- Folic acid (100 people, 50.25%)
- Prednisone (70 people, 35.18%)
- Aspirin (57 people, 28.64%)
- Nexium (55 people, 27.64%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
Could your condition cause:
- A study of drug interactions between Metoprolol Succinate, Methotrexate Sodium Preservative Free, Plavix, Plaquenil, Humira, Folic Acid, Atorvastatin Calcium for a 59-year old woman with Coronary Artery Disease, Rheumatoid Arthritis, High Blood Cholesterol. The patient has Weight Gain
- A study of drug interactions between Prednisolone, Plaquenil, Leflunomide, Methotrexate for a 63-year old woman with Rheumatoid Arthritis. The patient has Folliculitis
- A study of side effects of Prozac for a 62-year old woman with Depression. The patient has Hearing Loss
- A study of drug interactions between Folic Acid, Vitamin D, Zoloft, Methotrexate, Plaquenil for a 53-year old woman with Hair Loss, Iga Deficiency, Depression, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Lupus Erythematosus. The patient has Don't Want To Socialize At All
- A study of side effects of Allopurinol for a 58-year old man with Gouty Arthritis. The patient has Hearing Loss
Recent Methotrexate related drug comparison:
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