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Review: could Methotrexate cause Red eyes?

Summary: Red eyes could be caused by Methotrexate, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take Humira, and have Rheumatoid arthritis.

We study 129,668 people who have side effects while taking Methotrexate from FDA and social media. Among them, 10 have Red eyes. Find out below who they are, when they have Red eyes and more.

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Methotrexate

Methotrexate (latest outcomes from 130,985 users) has active ingredients of methotrexate sodium. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis.

Red eyes

Red eyes (latest reports from 2,486 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, glaucoma, rheumatoid arthritis, erection problems.

On Apr, 15, 2014: 129,658 people reported to have side effects when taking Methotrexate. Among them, 10 people (0.01%) have Red Eyes. They amount to 0.40% of all the 2,482 people who have Red Eyes on eHealthMe.

Trend of Red eyes in Methotrexate reports

Time on Methotrexate when people have Red eyes * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Red eyes0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%50.00%50.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Red eyes78.57%21.43%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Red eyes0.00%0.00%0.00%15.38%7.69%0.00%7.69%69.23%

Severity of Red eyes when taking Methotrexate ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Red eyes0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Red eyes ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (10 people, 100.00%)
  2. Carcinoma (1 people, 10.00%)
  3. Gastritis (1 people, 10.00%)
  4. Energy increased (1 people, 10.00%)
  5. Depression (1 people, 10.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Humira (9 people, 90.00%)
  2. Prednisone (7 people, 70.00%)
  3. Folic acid (6 people, 60.00%)
  4. Naproxen (6 people, 60.00%)
  5. Atenolol (4 people, 40.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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