Review: could Methotrexate cause Red Eyes?


Summary

Red eyes is found among people who take Methotrexate, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Humira, and have Rheumatoid arthritis . We study 150,775 people who have side effects while taking Methotrexate from FDA and social media. Among them, 9 have Red eyes. Find out below who they are, when they have Red eyes 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 152,717 users)

Red Eyes

Red eyes has been reported by people with blood glucose increased, asthma, constipation, sneezing, fall (latest reports from 720 Red eyes patients).

On Aug, 22, 2016

150,775 people reported to have side effects when taking Methotrexate.
Among them, 9 people (0.01%) have Red Eyes


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Methotrexate cause Red eyes?

Time on Methotrexate when people have Red Eyes *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 50 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 50 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Red Eyes when taking Methotrexate *:

  • female: 88.89 %
  • male: 11.11 %

Age of people who have Red Eyes when taking Methotrexate *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 12.5 %
  • 30-39: 12.5 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 12.5 %
  • 60+: 62.5 %

Severity if Red Eyes when taking Methotrexate **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 100 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (9 people)
  • Healthy Living (2 people)
  • Energy Increased (2 people)
  • Depression (2 people)
  • Gastritis (1 person)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Humira (7 people)
  • Prednisone (5 people)
  • Folic Acid (3 people)
  • Arava (3 people)
  • Chondroitin And Glucosamine (2 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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