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 128,587 people who have side effects while taking Methotrexate from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,752 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 129,243 users)
Itching has been reported by people with erythema multiforme, fever, rashes, drug ineffective, fatigue (latest reports from 85,622 Itching patients).
On Jul, 27, 2016
128,587 people reported to have side effects when taking Methotrexate.
Among them, 1,752 people (1.36%) have Itching
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Several years ago in 2013 I was"diagnosed" with RA. I went through every medication including, humira, embral, to now IV fusions of remicade which has been almost a year. I am not feeling any better and body aches and joint pains getting worse. I started researching my symptoms and lyme kept ...
This is for my father. Shortly after starting methotrexate injections and cortisone for Rheumatoid arthritis my father started having language difficulties and now has dementia. He was diagnosed with Pick's disease. Could it be caused by these drugs? He is still taking them.
Methotrexate Sodium can cause Bone And Joint Pain, what should be done to correct this? My pain is worse than before taking Methotrexate, constant pain in all extremities , hands, wrists, fingers, elbows, shoulders, legs etc.
Have suffered endlessly with after stroke itching. NO doctor I've seen ( four so far ) has a clue what I'm talking about . I'm pretty incensed that this has gone on so long, and then to find out that this actually is a 'left over ' condition of strokes!! I'd like to learn what the solution is???
I am a 61 yr. old female. I was given alendronate sodium 70 mg. weekly dose. Stopped taking it after 7 weeks because of itching in my neck. Now almost 1 month later, the itching has intensified and even keeps me up at night. Cortisone injection as well as oral itch pills have not helped. ...
I was diagnosed Type 2 Diabetic 8 years ago. I am 72 years old. Up until 3 months ago I had been taking Glyburide. I was switched to Glimepiride because the insurance dictated the change. Besides the itching I.ve never had good numbers with Glimepiride. I am also taking Niacin for tryclycerides.
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