Review: could Methotrexate cause Rash?
We study 129,775 people who have side effects while taking Methotrexate from FDA and social media. Among them, 3,876 have Rash. Find out below who they are, when they have Rash and more.
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Methotrexate (latest outcomes from 131,102 users) has active ingredients of methotrexate sodium. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis.
Rash (redness) (latest reports from 967,226 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, depression.
On Aug, 12, 2014: 129,757 people reported to have side effects when taking Methotrexate. Among them, 3,988 people (3.07%) have Rash. They amount to 0.41% of all the 967,961 people who have Rash on eHealthMe.
Time on Methotrexate when people have Rash * :
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Gender of people who have Rash when taking Methotrexate * :
Age of people who have Rash when taking Methotrexate * :
Severity of Rash when taking Methotrexate ** :
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How people recovered from Rash ** :
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Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Rheumatoid arthritis (2,490 people, 62.44%)
- Pain (292 people, 7.32%)
- Psoriatic arthropathy (280 people, 7.02%)
- Hypertension (232 people, 5.82%)
- Prophylaxis (228 people, 5.72%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Folic acid (1,500 people, 37.61%)
- Humira (1,433 people, 35.93%)
- Enbrel (910 people, 22.82%)
- Prednisone (754 people, 18.91%)
- Remicade (673 people, 16.88%)
* 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 (4 weeks ago):
I have developed a rash on my upper arms, elbows, back and groin areas
Dennis Walter on Aug, 2, 2014:
That sound like a Fixed drug eruption
From this study (8 months ago):
There are red circles that seem to keep getting bigger on my arms, leg, stomach, backend,shoulder,and my neck! They are not going away and getting bigger. The doctors have given me different diagnosises and the most recent is that I have ringworm, but because methotrexate weakens the immune system(it is an immune suppressent) that the ringworm is spreading quickly and getting bigger!
From this study (2 years ago):
I started taking the methotrexate yesterday. I have a fine raised red rash on my hands up to my elbows. It's itchy but not really bad.
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