Review: could Methotrexate cause Lymphedema (Lymphatic obstruction)?
Summary: Lymphedema is found among people who take Methotrexate, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, also take medication Aas infantil, and have Rheumatoid arthritis.
We study 129,925 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 has active ingredients of methotrexate sodium. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from 131,268 Methotrexate users)
Lymphedema (a condition of localized fluid retention and tissue swelling of lymph node) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, deep venous thrombosis, gastroesophageal reflux disease, birth control. (latest reports from 72 Lymphedema patients)
On Apr, 2, 2015: 129,908 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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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
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- A study of side effects of Methotrexate for a 48-year old woman with Rheumatoid Arthritis. The patient has Pain - Joints
- A study of drug interactions between Folic Acid, Orencia, Methotrexate for a 45-year old woman with Arthritis - Rheumatoid. The patient has Joint Stiffness
- A study of drug interactions between Remicade, Methotrexate for a 47-year old woman with Sarcoidosis. The patient has Burning Eyes, Burning Eyes, Shortness Of Breath, Painful Respiration
- A study of drug interactions between Humira, Folic Acid, Methotrexate for a 71-year old woman with Rheumatoid Arthritis. The patient has Depression, Skin Graft, Eyes - Yellow, Fatigue, Nausea And Vomiting, Confusional State, Tremor
- A study of side effects of Methotrexate for a 55-year old woman with Rheumatoid Arthritis. The patient has Diarrhoea
Recent Methotrexate related drug comparison:
- Comparions of Azathioprine, Humira, Enbrel, Sulfadiazine, Methotrexate for a 42-year old woman who has Psoriatic Arthritis
- Comparions of Methotrexate, Furosemide for a 55-year old man who has Arthritis
- Comparions of Methotrexate, Aloe Vera Gel for a 64-year old woman who has Arthritis
- Comparions of Arava, Methotrexate, Humira, Remicade for a 55-year old woman who has Seronegative Arthritis
- Comparions of Prednisone, Folic Acid, Methotrexate for a 64-year old man who has Tenosynovitis
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
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