Review: could Methotrexate cause Heart racing?
We study 129,746 people who have side effects while taking Methotrexate from FDA and social media. Among them, 617 have Heart racing. Find out below who they are, when they have Heart racing and more.
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Methotrexate (latest outcomes from 131,079 users) has active ingredients of methotrexate sodium. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis.
Heart racing (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing) (latest reports from 314,382 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, pain.
On Jul, 18, 2014: 129,740 people reported to have side effects when taking Methotrexate. Among them, 617 people (0.48%) have Heart Racing. They amount to 0.20% of all the 314,274 people who have Heart Racing on eHealthMe.
Time on Methotrexate when people have Heart racing * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Heart racing||28.57%||16.67%||9.52%||21.43%||9.52%||14.29%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Heart racing when taking Methotrexate * :
|Heart racing||80.65%||19.35% |
Age of people who have Heart racing when taking Methotrexate * :
|Heart racing||0.00%||0.00%||1.53%||2.87%||6.32%||20.31%||26.44%||42.53% |
Severity of Heart racing when taking Methotrexate ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Heart racing||12.50%||62.50%||25.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Heart racing ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Heart racing||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Rheumatoid arthritis (309 people, 50.08%)
- Psoriatic arthropathy (41 people, 6.65%)
- Prophylaxis (30 people, 4.86%)
- Osteoporosis (29 people, 4.70%)
- Hypertension (23 people, 3.73%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Folic acid (223 people, 36.14%)
- Remicade (187 people, 30.31%)
- Enbrel (126 people, 20.42%)
- Prednisone (120 people, 19.45%)
- Humira (96 people, 15.56%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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