Methotrexate and Lyme's disease - from FDA reports


Lyme's disease is reported only by a few people who take Methotrexate. We study 209,150 people who have side effects while taking Methotrexate from FDA and social media. Among them, 1 have Lyme's disease. Find out below who they are, when they have Lyme's disease and more.

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Methotrexate has active ingredients of methotrexate sodium. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Methotrexate 212,557 users)

Lyme's Disease

Lyme's disease (a bacterial infection that is spread to humans by infected ticks) has been reported by people with dry eyes, muscle aches, gastroesophageal reflux disease, osteoporosis, pulmonary embolism (latest reports from 89 Lyme's disease patients).

On Feb, 08, 2017

209,150 people reported to have side effects when taking Methotrexate.
Among them, 1 person (0.0%) has Lyme's Disease

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Methotrexate cause Lyme's disease?

Gender of people who have Lyme's Disease when taking Methotrexate *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Lyme's Disease when taking Methotrexate *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 100 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Ibuprofen (1 person, 100.00%)
  • Enbrel (1 person, 100.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • White Blood Cell Count Decreased (1 person, 100.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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