Methotrexate and Lymphedema - from FDA reports
Lymphedema is found among people who take Methotrexate, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old also take medication Arava, . This review analyzes which people have Lymphedema with Methotrexate. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 231,270 people who have side effects when taking Methotrexate from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Aug, 20, 2017
231,270 people reported to have side effects when taking Methotrexate.
Among them, 8 people (0.0%) have Lymphedema
Number of reports submitted per year:
Gender of people who have Lymphedema when taking Methotrexate *:
- female: 87.5 %
- male: 12.5 %
Age of people who have Lymphedema 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 *:
- Prednisone (7 people, 87.50%)
- Ibuprofen (7 people, 87.50%)
- Arava (7 people, 87.50%)
- Hydrochlorothiazide (5 people, 62.50%)
- Chloroquine Phosphate (4 people, 50.00%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Pain (7 people, 87.50%)
- Malaise (7 people, 87.50%)
- High Blood Pressure (7 people, 87.50%)
- Dry Throat (7 people, 87.50%)
- Drug Ineffective (7 people, 87.50%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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