Methotrexate and Memory loss - from FDA reports


Summary

Memory loss is found among people who take Methotrexate, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Enbrel, and have High blood pressure. This review analyzes which people have Memory loss 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 Oct, 19, 2017

231,270 people reported to have side effects when taking Methotrexate.
Among them, 1,718 people (0.74%) have Memory loss


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Methotrexate cause Memory loss?

Time on Methotrexate when people have Memory loss *:

  • < 1 month: 22.31 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 24.79 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 5.79 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 7.44 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 18.18 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 17.36 %
  • 10+ years: 4.13 %

Gender of people who have Memory loss when taking Methotrexate *:

  • female: 78.9 %
  • male: 21.1 %

Age of people who have Memory loss when taking Methotrexate *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 1.02 %
  • 10-19: 4.09 %
  • 20-29: 3.44 %
  • 30-39: 4.53 %
  • 40-49: 16.08 %
  • 50-59: 27.56 %
  • 60+: 43.27 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (144 people, 8.38%)
  • Psoriatic Arthropathy (132 people, 7.68%)
  • Pain (118 people, 6.87%)
  • Depression (97 people, 5.65%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (87 people, 5.06%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Enbrel (495 people, 28.81%)
  • Humira (366 people, 21.30%)
  • Folic Acid (317 people, 18.45%)
  • Prednisone (175 people, 10.19%)
  • Remicade (167 people, 9.72%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (290 people, 16.88%)
  • Joint Pain (272 people, 15.83%)
  • Pain (271 people, 15.77%)
  • Headache (261 people, 15.19%)
  • Nausea (228 people, 13.27%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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