Could Methotrexate cause Nodule - from FDA reports
Nodule is found among people who take Methotrexate, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Enbrel, and have Rheumatoid arthritis . We study 209,150 people who have side effects while taking Methotrexate from FDA. Among them, 654 have Nodule. Find out below who they are, when they have Nodule and more.
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Methotrexate has active ingredients of methotrexate sodium. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Methotrexate 212,533 users)
Nodule (a small rock or mineral cluster) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, pain, psoriasis (latest reports from 5,786 Nodule patients).
On Dec, 28, 2016
209,150 people reported to have side effects when taking Methotrexate.
Among them, 654 people (0.31%) have Nodule
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Methotrexate when people have Nodule *:
- < 1 month: 30.61 %
- 1 - 6 months: 14.29 %
- 6 - 12 months: 6.12 %
- 1 - 2 years: 14.29 %
- 2 - 5 years: 12.24 %
- 5 - 10 years: 14.29 %
- 10+ years: 8.16 %
Gender of people who have Nodule when taking Methotrexate *:
- female: 79.2 %
- male: 20.8 %
Age of people who have Nodule when taking Methotrexate *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.74 %
- 10-19: 1.49 %
- 20-29: 2.04 %
- 30-39: 3.53 %
- 40-49: 17.47 %
- 50-59: 31.6 %
- 60+: 43.12 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (474 people, 72.48%)
- Pain (65 people, 9.94%)
- High Blood Pressure (55 people, 8.41%)
- Psoriatic Arthropathy (48 people, 7.34%)
- Psoriasis (28 people, 4.28%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Enbrel (278 people, 42.51%)
- Humira (177 people, 27.06%)
- Folic Acid (129 people, 19.72%)
- Prednisone (94 people, 14.37%)
- Omeprazole (39 people, 5.96%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Joint Pain (177 people, 27.06%)
- Pain (138 people, 21.10%)
- Pain In Extremity (135 people, 20.64%)
- Rashes (103 people, 15.75%)
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (89 people, 13.61%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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