Review: could Methotrexate cause Heart racing?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 6, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.1/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 124,856 people who take Methotrexate. Among them, 616 have Heart racing. See who they are, when they have Heart racing and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Methotrexate (latest outcomes from 130,928 users) has active ingredients of methotrexate sodium. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis. Commonly reported side effects of Methotrexate include fever, injection site pain, joint pain, nausea, nausea aggravated.
Heart racing (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing) (latest reports from 304,622 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, pain.
On Feb, 28, 2014: 124,856 people reported to have side effects when taking Methotrexate. Among them, 605 people (0.48%) have Heart Racing.
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||29.27%||17.07%||9.76%||19.51%||9.76%||14.63%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Heart racing when taking Methotrexate * :
|Heart racing||80.82%||19.18% |
Age of people who have Heart racing when taking Methotrexate * :
|Heart racing||0.00%||0.00%||1.55%||2.91%||6.20%||19.96%||26.74%||42.64% |
Severity of Heart racing when taking Methotrexate ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Heart racing||14.29%||57.14%||28.57%||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 (306 people, 50.58%)
- Psoriatic arthropathy (41 people, 6.78%)
- Prophylaxis (30 people, 4.96%)
- Osteoporosis (28 people, 4.63%)
- Hypertension (23 people, 3.80%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Folic acid (220 people, 36.36%)
- Remicade (187 people, 30.91%)
- Enbrel (126 people, 20.83%)
- Prednisone (119 people, 19.67%)
- Humira (95 people, 15.70%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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