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Review: could Methotrexate cause Heart racing?

Summary: Heart racing could be caused by Methotrexate, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Folic acid, and have Rheumatoid arthritis.

We study 129,658 people who have side effects while taking Methotrexate from FDA and social media. Among them, 616 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 130,985 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 310,862 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, pain.

On Apr, 13, 2014: 129,658 people reported to have side effects when taking Methotrexate. Among them, 616 people (0.48%) have Heart Racing. They amount to 0.20% of all the 310,633 people who have Heart Racing on eHealthMe.

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 racing29.27%17.07%9.76%19.51%9.76%14.63%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Heart racing80.62%19.38%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Heart racing0.00%0.00%1.54%2.88%6.14%20.35%26.49%42.61%

Severity of Heart racing when taking Methotrexate ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Heart racing14.29%57.14%28.57%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, 50.16%)
  2. Psoriatic arthropathy (41 people, 6.66%)
  3. Prophylaxis (30 people, 4.87%)
  4. Osteoporosis (29 people, 4.71%)
  5. Hypertension (23 people, 3.73%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Folic acid (223 people, 36.20%)
  2. Remicade (187 people, 30.36%)
  3. Enbrel (126 people, 20.45%)
  4. Prednisone (120 people, 19.48%)
  5. Humira (96 people, 15.58%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • my chest hurts so bad from coughing i cant take the pain. the coughing is so severe it causes me to lose control of my bladder. i have an awful headache from coughing so loud and so severe. i have been in bed for nearly a month I am so sick. i can hear my lungs breathing with my mouth closed it sounds so strange to hear my lungs making crackling noises outside of my chest.

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  • From this study (2 days ago):

  • Sarcoidosis caused complete heart block. Pacemaker implanted in December 2009 but for the past two years I have had palpitations caused by around 3.7 million ectopic heartbeats per year.

    Sarcoidosis also in lungs and eyes. Extended use of Pred Forte caused development of cataracts, one of which has been removed and I am awaiting the second operation.

    Breathlessness is caused by lack of oxygen entering the bloodstream and my ongoing heart problems

    Rarely able to sleep properly due to pain, sleeping for about 20 minutes at a time when I become so exhausted that the pain can't keep me awake

    Muscle and joint pain have made me weak and clumsy.Pain is felt all over, from head to toes along with muscle cramps and intense burning sensation to skin on lower legs.

    ACE levels fluctuate but average 110 - 150.

    Blood pressure on average is 150 / 78 - no treatment given

    I also take Nefopam Hydrochloride (Acupan) for pain but this drug is not on the list.

    Immobility, fatigue and constant pain have left me very depressed ad harbouring thoughts of suicide. My 15 year old granddaughter has lived with me since the death of my daughter 11 years ago and it is my hope that I will live long enough to see her settled in college and independent after which the only thing I have to look forward to is to end my own suffering.

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