Review: could Methotrexate cause Lymphedema?
This is a review of Lymphedema (Lymphatic obstruction) by studying 124,856 people who take Methotrexate. We analyze: the time on Methotrexate when people have Lymphedema, gender and age of these people, the severity of Lymphedema, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Methotrexate. The review is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Methotrexate (latest outcomes from 130,928 users) 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, joint pain, nausea, nausea aggravated.
Lymphedema (a condition of localized fluid retention and tissue swelling of lymph node) (latest reports from 410 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, birth control, hiv infection, neuroendocrine tumour.
On Feb, 19, 2014: 124,782 people reported to have side effects when taking Methotrexate. Among them, 7 people (0.01%) have Lymphedema.
Time on Methotrexate when people have Lymphedema * :
Gender of people who have Lymphedema when taking Methotrexate * :
Age of people who have Lymphedema when taking Methotrexate * :
Severity of Lymphedema when taking Methotrexate ** :
How people recovered from Lymphedema ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Rheumatoid arthritis (7 people, 100.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aas infantil (7 people, 100.00%)
- Prednisone (7 people, 100.00%)
- Ibuprofen (7 people, 100.00%)
- Arava (7 people, 100.00%)
- Selozok (6 people, 85.71%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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