Who have Rash with Methotrexate?


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 . We study 197,032 people who have side effects while taking Methotrexate from FDA and social media. Among them, 6,622 have Rash. Find out below who they are, when they have Rash and more.

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Methotrexate

Methotrexate has active ingredients of methotrexate sodium. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Methotrexate 212,494 users)

Rash

Rash has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, hepatitis c, multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 263,271 Rash patients).

On Nov, 16, 2016

197,032 people reported to have side effects when taking Methotrexate.
Among them, 6,622 people (3.36%) have Rash


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Methotrexate cause Rash?

Time on Methotrexate when people have Rash *:

  • < 1 month: 32.26 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 21.58 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 10.68 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 8.76 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 12.18 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 10.26 %
  • 10+ years: 4.06 %

Gender of people who have Rash when taking Methotrexate *:

  • female: 75.62 %
  • male: 24.38 %

Age of people who have Rash when taking Methotrexate *:

  • 0-1: 0.35 %
  • 2-9: 2.68 %
  • 10-19: 5.69 %
  • 20-29: 3.66 %
  • 30-39: 7.72 %
  • 40-49: 16.75 %
  • 50-59: 26.2 %
  • 60+: 36.93 %

Severity of Rash **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 68.75 %
  • severe: 18.75 %
  • most severe: 12.5 %

How people recovered from Rash **:

  • while on drug: 7.14 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 92.86 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Humira (1,973 people, 29.79%)
  • Folic Acid (1,639 people, 24.75%)
  • Enbrel (1,595 people, 24.09%)
  • Prednisone (794 people, 11.99%)
  • Remicade (675 people, 10.19%)

Forecasts by ePatient.care (We will alert you to new symptoms or undetected conditions when you take Methotrexate, learn more )

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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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