Review: Itching in Methotrexate
(By eHealthMe on Dec, 6, 2013)
Severity ratings: 2.5/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
This is a review of Itching by studying 124,705 people who take Methotrexate. We analyze: the time on Methotrexate when people have Itching, gender and age of these people, the severity of Itching, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Methotrexate. The review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Methotrexate (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of methotrexate sodium. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis. Commonly reported side effects of Methotrexate include fever, injection site pain, arthralgia aggravated, joint pain, nausea.
Itching has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, multiple sclerosis.
On Dec, 5, 2013: 124,705 people reported to have side effects when taking Methotrexate. Among them, 1,624 people (1.30%) 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 (965 people, 59.42%)
- Product used for unknown indication (174 people, 10.71%)
- Hypertension (105 people, 6.47%)
- Pain (93 people, 5.73%)
- Psoriasis (83 people, 5.11%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Folic acid (602 people, 37.07%)
- Humira (526 people, 32.39%)
- Enbrel (417 people, 25.68%)
- Prednisone (330 people, 20.32%)
- Remicade (278 people, 17.12%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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- By GoldiesAD: I was diagnosed with low risk prostate cancer 6 years ago, and food allergies 4 years ago. i was told that with cancer, i should not be taking claritin.
(for a 82 year old man who has Itching, and takes Claritin)
I have severe itching and forever scratching myself. I take Claritin to ease the itchiness. Since I also have prostate cancer, I was told that I should not be taking an antishistamine because it would cause cancer to spread. Any comments on that?
(Number of patients like GoldiesAD: 643)
- By Debojyoti Das: Is there new drug that is perfect treatment for as
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why i get this dissese, in my famili no one had AS/or any kind of artharits,
and been fighting agaisn't this dissease, still having pain and sweling jont how to relife
(Number of patients like Debojyoti Das: 643)
- By Yoav BS: Peripheral neuropathy and crohns
(for a 69 year old man who has Crohn's Disease (not Active?), Neuropathy - Peripheral, Pain - Back, Itching - Burning Eyes, and takes Methotrexate)
I have been diagnosed as having Crohn during a colonoscopy test. I do not suffer from any Crohn classic symptoms, however I'm having other symptoms of which no doctor could correlate other than a recent visit to a rheumatologist that thinks these symptoms are all related to my Crohn even though ther ...
(Number of patients like Yoav BS: 1,759)
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