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Review: could Methotrexate cause Hepatic cirrhosis?

We study 129,821 people who have side effects while taking Methotrexate from FDA and social media. Among them, 266 have Hepatic cirrhosis. Find out below who they are, when they have Hepatic cirrhosis 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.

Hepatic cirrhosis

Hepatic cirrhosis (chronic liver disease characterized by replacement of liver tissue by fibrosis, scar tissue) (latest reports from 42,966 patients) has been reported by people with hepatitis c, hiv infection, high blood pressure, diabetes, depression.

On Oct, 28, 2014: 129,821 people reported to have side effects when taking Methotrexate. Among them, 266 people (0.20%) have Hepatic Cirrhosis.

Trend of Hepatic cirrhosis in Methotrexate reports

Time on Methotrexate when people have Hepatic cirrhosis * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Hepatic cirrhosis11.11%19.75%20.99%13.58%17.28%8.64%8.64%

Gender of people who have Hepatic cirrhosis when taking Methotrexate * :

FemaleMale
Hepatic cirrhosis57.59%42.41%

Age of people who have Hepatic cirrhosis when taking Methotrexate * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Hepatic cirrhosis0.00%0.83%2.07%6.20%1.24%10.33%34.71%44.63%

Severity of Hepatic cirrhosis when taking Methotrexate ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Hepatic cirrhosis ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (126 people, 47.37%)
  2. Ankylosing spondylitis (28 people, 10.53%)
  3. Urticaria (26 people, 9.77%)
  4. Hypertension (23 people, 8.65%)
  5. Psoriatic arthropathy (19 people, 7.14%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Humira (91 people, 34.21%)
  2. Prednisolone (45 people, 16.92%)
  3. Folic acid (45 people, 16.92%)
  4. Prednisone (43 people, 16.17%)
  5. Remicade (41 people, 15.41%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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