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Review: could Methotrexate cause Lymphoma?

Summary: Lymphoma could be caused by Methotrexate, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take Folic acid, and have Rheumatoid arthritis.

We study 129,668 people who have side effects while taking Methotrexate from FDA and social media. Among them, 669 have Lymphoma. Find out below who they are, when they have Lymphoma and more.

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Methotrexate

Methotrexate (latest outcomes from 130,985 users) has active ingredients of methotrexate sodium. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis.

Lymphoma

Lymphoma (cancer that begins in immune system cells) (latest reports from 36,797 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, crohn's disease, hiv infection, high blood pressure.

On Apr, 11, 2014: 129,615 people reported to have side effects when taking Methotrexate. Among them, 669 people (0.52%) have Lymphoma. They amount to 1.82% of all the 36,708 people who have Lymphoma on eHealthMe.

Trend of Lymphoma in Methotrexate reports

Time on Methotrexate when people have Lymphoma * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Lymphoma13.14%18.98%4.38%16.06%28.47%12.41%6.57%

Gender of people who have Lymphoma when taking Methotrexate * :

FemaleMale
Lymphoma75.49%24.51%

Age of people who have Lymphoma when taking Methotrexate * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Lymphoma0.00%1.10%2.19%2.51%3.29%5.49%19.12%66.30%

Severity of Lymphoma when taking Methotrexate ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Lymphoma ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (587 people, 87.74%)
  2. Depression (28 people, 4.19%)
  3. Psoriatic arthropathy (28 people, 4.19%)
  4. Prophylaxis (28 people, 4.19%)
  5. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (26 people, 3.89%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Folic acid (302 people, 45.14%)
  2. Remicade (278 people, 41.55%)
  3. Prednisone (250 people, 37.37%)
  4. Enbrel (140 people, 20.93%)
  5. Humira (130 people, 19.43%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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