Methotrexate and Rash - from FDA reports


Summary

Rash 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 Humira, and have Rheumatoid arthritis. This review analyzes which people have Rash with Methotrexate. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 223,372 people who have side effects when taking Methotrexate from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 18, 2017

223,372 people reported to have side effects when taking Methotrexate.
Among them, 7,665 people (3.43%) have Rash


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Methotrexate cause Rash?

Time on Methotrexate when people have Rash *:

  • < 1 month: 31.71 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 18.01 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 12.2 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 10.51 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 12.95 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 10.32 %
  • 10+ years: 4.32 %

Gender of people who have Rash when taking Methotrexate *:

  • female: 76.16 %
  • male: 23.84 %

Age of people who have Rash when taking Methotrexate *:

  • 0-1: 0.3 %
  • 2-9: 2.58 %
  • 10-19: 5.32 %
  • 20-29: 3.44 %
  • 30-39: 7.4 %
  • 40-49: 16.45 %
  • 50-59: 26.32 %
  • 60+: 38.18 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (4,445 people, 57.99%)
  • Psoriatic Arthropathy (555 people, 7.24%)
  • Pain (461 people, 6.01%)
  • High Blood Pressure (436 people, 5.69%)
  • Psoriasis (403 people, 5.26%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Humira (2,274 people, 29.67%)
  • Enbrel (1,951 people, 25.45%)
  • Folic Acid (1,733 people, 22.61%)
  • Prednisone (844 people, 11.01%)
  • Remicade (778 people, 10.15%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Itching (1,055 people, 13.76%)
  • Joint Pain (988 people, 12.89%)
  • Pain (981 people, 12.80%)
  • Fever (850 people, 11.09%)
  • Fatigue (785 people, 10.24%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Do you have Rash when taking Methotrexate?

Methotrexate

Methotrexate has active ingredients of methotrexate sodium. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Methotrexate 226,847 users)

Rash

Rash has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, hepatitis c, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 281,138 Rash patients).

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