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Review: could Methotrexate cause Lymphedema (Lymphatic obstruction)?
We study 129,821 people who have side effects while taking Methotrexate from FDA and social media. Among them, 7 have Lymphedema. Find out below who they are, when they have Lymphedema and more.
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Methotrexate (latest outcomes from 131,165 users) has active ingredients of methotrexate sodium. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis.
Lymphedema (a condition of localized fluid retention and tissue swelling of lymph node) (latest reports from 431 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, hiv infection, birth control, anemia - b12 deficiency.
On Oct, 29, 2014: 129,821 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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On eHealthMe, Methotrexate (methotrexate sodium) is often used for rheumatoid arthritis. Find out below the conditions Methotrexate is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
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