Methotrexate and Photosensitivity reaction - from FDA reports


Summary

Photosensitivity reaction is found among people who take Methotrexate, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Enbrel, and have Psoriatic arthropathy. This review analyzes which people have Photosensitivity reaction 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, 24, 2017

231,270 people reported to have side effects when taking Methotrexate.
Among them, 326 people (0.14%) have Photosensitivity reaction


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Methotrexate cause Photosensitivity reaction?

Time on Methotrexate when people have Photosensitivity reaction *:

  • < 1 month: 8.7 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 21.74 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 8.7 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 21.74 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 30.43 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 4.35 %
  • 10+ years: 4.35 %

Gender of people who have Photosensitivity reaction when taking Methotrexate *:

  • female: 63.11 %
  • male: 36.89 %

Age of people who have Photosensitivity reaction when taking Methotrexate *:

  • 0-1: 0.38 %
  • 2-9: 8.43 %
  • 10-19: 11.11 %
  • 20-29: 2.68 %
  • 30-39: 7.28 %
  • 40-49: 16.09 %
  • 50-59: 28.74 %
  • 60+: 25.29 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Psoriatic Arthropathy (22 people, 6.75%)
  • Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (all) (19 people, 5.83%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (7 people, 2.15%)
  • Drug Dependence (6 people, 1.84%)
  • Chemotherapy (6 people, 1.84%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Enbrel (82 people, 25.15%)
  • Folic Acid (69 people, 21.17%)
  • Prednisone (54 people, 16.56%)
  • Humira (52 people, 15.95%)
  • Voriconazole (29 people, 8.90%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Headache (50 people, 15.34%)
  • Rashes (40 people, 12.27%)
  • Nausea (31 people, 9.51%)
  • Fatigue (31 people, 9.51%)
  • Joint Pain (25 people, 7.67%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Methotrexate has active ingredients of methotrexate sodium. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Methotrexate 234,877 users)

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