Review: could Methotrexate cause Influenza (The flu)?
Summary: Influenza is found among people who take Methotrexate, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Humira, and have Rheumatoid arthritis.
We study 129,897 people who have side effects while taking Methotrexate from FDA and social media. Among them, 702 have Influenza. Find out below who they are, when they have Influenza and more.
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Methotrexate has active ingredients of methotrexate sodium. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from 131,243 Methotrexate users)
Influenza (the flu is caused by an influenza virus) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression. (latest reports from 23,485 Influenza patients)
On Mar, 4, 2015: 129,897 people reported to have side effects when taking Methotrexate. Among them, 702 people (0.54%) have Influenza.
Time on Methotrexate when people have Influenza * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Influenza when taking Methotrexate * :
Age of people who have Influenza when taking Methotrexate * :
Severity of Influenza when taking Methotrexate ** :
How people recovered from Influenza ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Rheumatoid arthritis (449 people, 63.96%)
- Pain (88 people, 12.54%)
- Hypertension (47 people, 6.70%)
- Vitamin supplementation (40 people, 5.70%)
- Osteoporosis (38 people, 5.41%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Humira (254 people, 36.18%)
- Folic acid (248 people, 35.33%)
- Enbrel (225 people, 32.05%)
- Prednisone (122 people, 17.38%)
- Remicade (58 people, 8.26%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
Could your condition cause:
- A study of drug interactions between Folic Acid, Vitamin D, Zoloft, Methotrexate, Plaquenil for a 53-year old woman with Hair Loss, Iga Deficiency, Depression, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Lupus Erythematosus. The patient has Don't Want To Socialize At All
- A study of drug interactions between Fluoxetine, Omeprazole, Prednisone, Folic Acid, Enbrel, Methotrexate for a 56-year old woman with Depression, Chest Tightness Or Pressure, Rheumatoid Arthritis. The patient has Tremor
- A study of side effects of Truvada for a 43-year old man with Hiv Wasting Syndrome. The patient has Flu (chills, fever, runny nose, sore throat, muscle pains, headache (often severe), coughing, weakness/fatigue and general discomfort)
- A study of drug interactions between Lumigan, Doxazosin Mesylate, Ramipril, Diazepam, Prednisolone, Paracetamol, Tramadol, Folic Acid, Methotrexate for a 66-year old man with Pressure Sore, Blood Pressure Increased, Anxiety Disorder Due To A General Medical Condition, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Lung Surgery. The patient has Oral Discharge
- A study of drug interactions between Prednisone, Plaquenil, Methotrexate, Orencia for a 60-year old woman with Rheumatoid Arthritis. The patient has Appendicitis Perforated
Recent Methotrexate related drug comparison:
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
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