Pulmonary fibrosis is found among people who take Methotrexate, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Folic Acid, and have Rheumatoid arthritis . We study 191,458 people who have side effects while taking Methotrexate from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,066 have Pulmonary fibrosis. Find out below who they are, when they have Pulmonary fibrosis and more.
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Methotrexate has active ingredients of methotrexate sodium. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Methotrexate 205,730 users)
Pulmonary fibrosis (formation or development of excess fibrous connective tissue (fibrosis) in the lungs) has been reported by people with weight decreased, breathing difficulty, appetite - decreased, weakness, diarrhea (latest reports from 17,682 Pulmonary fibrosis patients).
On Sep, 18, 2016
191,458 people reported to have side effects when taking Methotrexate.
Among them, 1,066 people (0.56%) have Pulmonary Fibrosis
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Hi! Ive been taking these drugs for rhumatoid arthritis for approximately 3 months. I've experienced almost daily fatigue , some stomach upset during the night, as well as a cough occuring randomly . I feel like the fatigue, and cough are somehow related to the drugs. I would like to stop taking both drugs.... Tell me if this is a combination that helps arthritis, and if this combo is effective, or is methotrexate alone is as effective. Why am I taking both?
Diagnosed with post-inflammatory pulmonary fibrosis. Dr suspects methotrexate cause. Stopped methotrexate now RA is not under control. What to do? Also, if stop methotrexate can life expectancy be extended?
Not sure what where to go with this. I have fibromyalgia and relapsing polchondritus also a disability from va.. I have my flares mostly under control. As well as what to do when they become apparent. After many years on pharmaceuticals I went a different direction. With medical marijauna. ...
Hi there, My names Adele I am 41 and have RA. I had my Gall Bladder removed in March of this year due to stones and constant infections. 2 years ago I stopped taking MTX subcutaneous and unfortunately my RA has progressed to a point I have (today) re-started these. I have headache, nausea and ...
Several years ago in 2013 I was"diagnosed" with RA. I went through every medication including, humira, embral, to now IV fusions of remicade which has been almost a year. I am not feeling any better and body aches and joint pains getting worse. I started researching my symptoms and lyme kept ...
This is for my father. Shortly after starting methotrexate injections and cortisone for Rheumatoid arthritis my father started having language difficulties and now has dementia. He was diagnosed with Pick's disease. Could it be caused by these drugs? He is still taking them.
Hi! Ive been taking these drugs for rhumatoid arthritis for approximately 3 months. I've experienced almost daily fatigue , some stomach upset during the night, as well as a cough occuring randomly . I feel like the fatigue, and cough are somehow related to the drugs. I would like to stop ...
Hello all I am a 64 y/o female who was diagnosed with IPF in 1998. I tried many of the common drugs used and had a very toxic reaction to Cytoxan and was hospitalized. I live in Florida and MJ is on the ballot this November. I smoke cannabis anyway and have off and on since I was 14. If anyone ...
I already have high blood pressure but ever time I take methotrexate my blood pressure raises very high, I take 3 tabs once a week, and for three or four days after I take it my blood pressure is very high, my blood pressure medication don't seem to lower my pressure for three or fur days then ...
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