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Review: could Methotrexate cause Heart racing (Heart palpitations)?

We study 129,821 people who have side effects while taking Methotrexate from FDA and social media. Among them, 618 have Heart racing. Find out below who they are, when they have Heart racing and more.

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Methotrexate

Methotrexate (latest outcomes from 131,165 users) has active ingredients of methotrexate sodium. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis.

Heart racing

Heart racing (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing) (latest reports from 315,938 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, pain.

On Oct, 28, 2014: 129,821 people reported to have side effects when taking Methotrexate. Among them, 618 people (0.48%) have Heart Racing.

Trend of Heart racing in Methotrexate reports

Time on Methotrexate when people have Heart racing * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Heart racing27.91%18.60%9.30%20.93%9.30%13.95%0.00%

Gender of people who have Heart racing when taking Methotrexate * :

FemaleMale
Heart racing80.68%19.32%

Age of people who have Heart racing when taking Methotrexate * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Heart racing0.00%0.00%1.53%2.87%6.31%20.46%26.39%42.45%

Severity of Heart racing when taking Methotrexate ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Heart racing11.11%55.56%33.33%0.00%

How people recovered from Heart racing ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Heart racing0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (309 people, 50.00%)
  2. Psoriatic arthropathy (41 people, 6.63%)
  3. Prophylaxis (30 people, 4.85%)
  4. Osteoporosis (29 people, 4.69%)
  5. Hypertension (23 people, 3.72%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Folic acid (224 people, 36.25%)
  2. Remicade (187 people, 30.26%)
  3. Enbrel (126 people, 20.39%)
  4. Prednisone (120 people, 19.42%)
  5. Humira (96 people, 15.53%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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