Methotrexate and Hearing loss - from FDA reports


Summary

Hearing loss is found among people who take Methotrexate, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Humira, and have Pain. This review analyzes which people have Hearing loss 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 Sep, 21, 2017

231,270 people reported to have side effects when taking Methotrexate.
Among them, 416 people (0.18%) have Hearing loss


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Methotrexate cause Hearing loss?

Time on Methotrexate when people have Hearing loss *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 38.89 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 11.11 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 33.33 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 5.56 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 11.11 %

Gender of people who have Hearing loss when taking Methotrexate *:

  • female: 75.95 %
  • male: 24.05 %

Age of people who have Hearing loss when taking Methotrexate *:

  • 0-1: 0.71 %
  • 2-9: 5.3 %
  • 10-19: 7.07 %
  • 20-29: 7.77 %
  • 30-39: 7.07 %
  • 40-49: 17.67 %
  • 50-59: 24.38 %
  • 60+: 30.04 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (40 people, 9.62%)
  • Arthritis (25 people, 6.01%)
  • Psoriatic Arthropathy (21 people, 5.05%)
  • High Blood Pressure (21 people, 5.05%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (20 people, 4.81%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Humira (150 people, 36.06%)
  • Enbrel (102 people, 24.52%)
  • Folic Acid (70 people, 16.83%)
  • Arava (61 people, 14.66%)
  • Prednisone (52 people, 12.50%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea And Vomiting (100 people, 24.04%)
  • Nausea (99 people, 23.80%)
  • Dizziness (98 people, 23.56%)
  • Headache (88 people, 21.15%)
  • Otitis (74 people, 17.79%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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