Methotrexate and Itching - from FDA reports


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 Enbrel, and have Psoriatic arthropathy. This review analyzes which people have Itching with Methotrexate. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 231,270 people who have side effects when taking Methotrexate from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Oct, 11, 2017

231,270 people reported to have side effects when taking Methotrexate.
Among them, 3,372 people (1.46%) have Itching


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Methotrexate cause Itching?

Time on Methotrexate when people have Itching *:

  • < 1 month: 39.41 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 13.53 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 7.65 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 12.94 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 15.88 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 6.47 %
  • 10+ years: 4.12 %

Gender of people who have Itching when taking Methotrexate *:

  • female: 79.18 %
  • male: 20.82 %

Age of people who have Itching when taking Methotrexate *:

  • 0-1: 0.04 %
  • 2-9: 1.28 %
  • 10-19: 3.76 %
  • 20-29: 3.91 %
  • 30-39: 7.52 %
  • 40-49: 16.78 %
  • 50-59: 28.1 %
  • 60+: 38.6 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Psoriatic Arthropathy (246 people, 7.30%)
  • High Blood Pressure (217 people, 6.44%)
  • Pain (204 people, 6.05%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (106 people, 3.14%)
  • Depression (105 people, 3.11%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Enbrel (961 people, 28.50%)
  • Humira (941 people, 27.91%)
  • Folic Acid (809 people, 23.99%)
  • Prednisone (419 people, 12.43%)
  • Remicade (341 people, 10.11%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Rashes (1,103 people, 32.71%)
  • Joint Pain (462 people, 13.70%)
  • Pain (442 people, 13.11%)
  • Nausea (378 people, 11.21%)
  • Fatigue (368 people, 10.91%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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