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Review: could Methotrexate cause Lightheadedness - dizzy (Dizziness)?

Summary: Lightheadedness - dizzy is found among people who take Methotrexate, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Folic acid, and have Rheumatoid arthritis.

We study 129,908 people who have side effects while taking Methotrexate from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,548 have Lightheadedness - dizzy. Find out below who they are, when they have Lightheadedness - dizzy and more.

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Methotrexate

Methotrexate has active ingredients of methotrexate sodium. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from 131,250 Methotrexate users)

Lightheadedness - dizzy

Lightheadedness - dizzy (a common and often unpleasant sensation of dizziness) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 161,995 Lightheadedness - dizzy patients)

On Mar, 7, 2015: 129,897 people reported to have side effects when taking Methotrexate. Among them, 2,507 people (1.93%) have Lightheadedness - Dizzy.

Trend of Lightheadedness - dizzy in Methotrexate reports

Time on Methotrexate when people have Lightheadedness - dizzy * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Lightheadedness - dizzy15.35%19.31%9.90%15.84%21.29%12.38%5.94%

Gender of people who have Lightheadedness - dizzy when taking Methotrexate * :

FemaleMale
Lightheadedness - dizzy78.20%21.80%

Age of people who have Lightheadedness - dizzy when taking Methotrexate * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Lightheadedness - dizzy0.00%1.36%2.58%3.16%8.45%15.54%25.76%43.15%

Severity of Lightheadedness - dizzy when taking Methotrexate ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Lightheadedness - dizzy11.11%51.85%29.63%7.41%

How people recovered from Lightheadedness - dizzy ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Lightheadedness - dizzy0.00%21.43%78.57%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (1,629 people, 64.98%)
  2. Pain (199 people, 7.94%)
  3. Osteoporosis (182 people, 7.26%)
  4. Hypertension (162 people, 6.46%)
  5. Psoriatic arthropathy (147 people, 5.86%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Folic acid (960 people, 38.29%)
  2. Humira (756 people, 30.16%)
  3. Enbrel (640 people, 25.53%)
  4. Prednisone (560 people, 22.34%)
  5. Remicade (423 people, 16.87%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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