Methotrexate and Rash - from FDA reports
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 209,150 people who have side effects when taking Methotrexate from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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On Mar, 19, 2017
209,150 people reported to have side effects when taking Methotrexate.
Among them, 7,036 people (3.36%) have Rash
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Methotrexate when people have Rash *:
- < 1 month: 33.27 %
- 1 - 6 months: 19.68 %
- 6 - 12 months: 11.16 %
- 1 - 2 years: 9.53 %
- 2 - 5 years: 12.78 %
- 5 - 10 years: 9.74 %
- 10+ years: 3.85 %
Gender of people who have Rash when taking Methotrexate *:
- female: 75.99 %
- male: 24.01 %
Age of people who have Rash when taking Methotrexate *:
- 0-1: 0.33 %
- 2-9: 2.72 %
- 10-19: 5.52 %
- 20-29: 3.57 %
- 30-39: 7.54 %
- 40-49: 16.77 %
- 50-59: 26.15 %
- 60+: 37.37 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (4,014 people, 57.05%)
- Psoriatic Arthropathy (528 people, 7.50%)
- Pain (418 people, 5.94%)
- High Blood Pressure (410 people, 5.83%)
- Psoriasis (373 people, 5.30%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Humira (2,096 people, 29.79%)
- Folic Acid (1,733 people, 24.63%)
- Enbrel (1,706 people, 24.25%)
- Prednisone (844 people, 12.00%)
- Remicade (719 people, 10.22%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Itching (992 people, 14.10%)
- Joint Pain (877 people, 12.46%)
- Pain (828 people, 11.77%)
- Fever (799 people, 11.36%)
- Nausea (663 people, 9.42%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Do you have Rash when taking Methotrexate?
Methotrexate has active ingredients of methotrexate sodium. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Methotrexate 212,579 users)
Rash has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, hepatitis c, multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 263,438 Rash patients).
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I started taking 600 mg twice. After a week started mild rash like heat pricks. Saw the Dr after a month. Used hydrocortizone. No change. Now it I s getting worsen. Specially in legs and back. I just thought only medication Inew was Lopid. I am going to stop today. Please let me know this ...
I started a low dose (10 mg) of methotrexate for rheumatoid arthritis last week and noticed this week, after taking my second does, that my face is breaking out. Does anyone have any similar experiences? I also take 5 mg of folic acid daily. Thanks for any help you can offer up.
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