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Review: could Methotrexate cause Mood swings?

We study 129,821 people who have side effects while taking Methotrexate from FDA and social media. Among them, 109 have Mood swings. Find out below who they are, when they have Mood swings and more.

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Methotrexate

Methotrexate (latest outcomes from 131,137 users) has active ingredients of methotrexate sodium. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis.

Mood swings

Mood swings (an extreme or rapid change in mood) (latest reports from 122,112 patients) has been reported by people with quit smoking, depression, birth control, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, stress and anxiety.

On Oct, 13, 2014: 129,821 people reported to have side effects when taking Methotrexate. Among them, 109 people (0.08%) have Mood Swings.

Trend of Mood swings in Methotrexate reports

Time on Methotrexate when people have Mood swings * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Mood swings0.00%66.67%0.00%16.67%0.00%16.67%0.00%

Gender of people who have Mood swings when taking Methotrexate * :

FemaleMale
Mood swings69.11%30.89%

Age of people who have Mood swings when taking Methotrexate * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Mood swings0.00%4.72%19.81%5.66%4.72%7.55%24.53%33.02%

Severity of Mood swings when taking Methotrexate ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Mood swings0.00%50.00%50.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Mood swings ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (43 people, 39.45%)
  2. Crohn's disease (11 people, 10.09%)
  3. Anxiety (9 people, 8.26%)
  4. Arthritis (8 people, 7.34%)
  5. Blood cholesterol (8 people, 7.34%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Folic acid (44 people, 40.37%)
  2. Humira (37 people, 33.94%)
  3. Enbrel (23 people, 21.10%)
  4. Prednisone (16 people, 14.68%)
  5. Methotrexate sodium (15 people, 13.76%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (2 years ago):

  • Heidi on Jun, 17, 2012:

    I was on Methotrexate injections for a year & then went off of it for about five months. I've been back on it now for 3 weeks now. My family & friends have all noticed (as well as myself) that I have been irritable, moody, mean & edgy since restarting my Methotrexate treatment. I also am always tired while I am taking the drug. I feel as though I can't get enough sleep to feel refreshed & rested. The mood swings are really getting to me. I am actually contemplating stopping the medication for good due to the mood swings it is causing me. I am even on Prozac for depression/anxiety. I can't imagine how bad I would feel if I weren't taking that as well.

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