Methotrexate and Heart racing - from FDA reports
Heart racing is found among people who take Methotrexate, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Folic Acid, and have Rheumatoid arthritis. This review analyzes which people have Heart racing with Methotrexate. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 223,372 people who have side effects when taking Methotrexate from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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On Apr, 23, 2017
223,372 people reported to have side effects when taking Methotrexate.
Among them, 1,051 people (0.47%) have Heart Racing
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Methotrexate when people have Heart Racing *:
- < 1 month: 16.33 %
- 1 - 6 months: 20.41 %
- 6 - 12 months: 16.33 %
- 1 - 2 years: 12.24 %
- 2 - 5 years: 10.2 %
- 5 - 10 years: 20.41 %
- 10+ years: 4.08 %
Gender of people who have Heart Racing when taking Methotrexate *:
- female: 82.57 %
- male: 17.43 %
Age of people who have Heart Racing when taking Methotrexate *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.36 %
- 10-19: 2.02 %
- 20-29: 3.44 %
- 30-39: 7.0 %
- 40-49: 18.62 %
- 50-59: 28.94 %
- 60+: 39.62 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (506 people, 48.14%)
- Psoriatic Arthropathy (86 people, 8.18%)
- High Blood Pressure (48 people, 4.57%)
- Psoriasis (46 people, 4.38%)
- Pain (46 people, 4.38%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Folic Acid (299 people, 28.45%)
- Enbrel (211 people, 20.08%)
- Remicade (201 people, 19.12%)
- Humira (195 people, 18.55%)
- Prednisone (153 people, 14.56%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Breathing Difficulty (235 people, 22.36%)
- Chest Pain (219 people, 20.84%)
- Fatigue (181 people, 17.22%)
- Nausea (176 people, 16.75%)
- Headache (152 people, 14.46%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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