Review: could Methotrexate cause Itching?
Summary: Itching is found among people who take Methotrexate, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Folic acid, and have Rheumatoid arthritis.
We study 129,858 people who have side effects while taking Methotrexate from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,785 have Itching. Find out below who they are, when they have Itching and more.
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Methotrexate has active ingredients of methotrexate sodium. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Methotrexate 131,201 users)
Itching has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, multiple sclerosis.(latest reports from Itching 87,571 patients)
On Dec, 12, 2014: 129,841 people reported to have side effects when taking Methotrexate. Among them, 1,733 people (1.33%) have Itching.
Time on Methotrexate when people have Itching * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Itching when taking Methotrexate * :
Age of people who have Itching when taking Methotrexate * :
Severity of Itching when taking Methotrexate ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Itching ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Rheumatoid arthritis (990 people, 57.13%)
- Hypertension (111 people, 6.41%)
- Pain (97 people, 5.60%)
- Psoriasis (84 people, 4.85%)
- Psoriatic arthropathy (76 people, 4.39%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Folic acid (632 people, 36.47%)
- Humira (531 people, 30.64%)
- Enbrel (428 people, 24.70%)
- Prednisone (335 people, 19.33%)
- Remicade (282 people, 16.27%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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I am a 56 year old female with tingling in my right shoulder blade and some tenderness. I have occasional breast discomfort in the same side and sometimes my rt. nipple feels sensitive. If I touch the area, the symptom on the nipple vanishes. at times the tingling travels into my neck and symptoms seem more noticeable in the evening. If I shower in a warm shower the symptoms will vanish for a time.. All my mammograms have been normal and never miss any but it has me very worried. I check my breasts often for lumps. From time to time it also seems like I have tenderness along the sternum on that side. I have rhematoid arthritis as well as was recently told I have osteoporosis. I had a thoracic x-ray and they can see loss of bone density and some vertebrae degeneration. Take methotrexate each week and folic acid every day....Any ideas out there???? Thanks
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