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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 129,841 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

Methotrexate (latest outcomes from 131,185 users) has active ingredients of methotrexate sodium. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis.

Lymphedema

Lymphedema (a condition of localized fluid retention and tissue swelling of lymph node) (latest reports from 451 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.

Trend of Lymphedema in Methotrexate reports

Time on Methotrexate when people have Lymphedema * :

n/a

Gender of people who have Lymphedema when taking Methotrexate * :

FemaleMale
Lymphedema100.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Lymphedema when taking Methotrexate * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Lymphedema0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

Severity of Lymphedema when taking Methotrexate ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Lymphedema ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (7 people, 100.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aas infantil (7 people, 100.00%)
  2. Prednisone (7 people, 100.00%)
  3. Ibuprofen (7 people, 100.00%)
  4. Arava (7 people, 100.00%)
  5. Selozok (6 people, 85.71%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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