Review: could Methotrexate cause Renal failure?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 11, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.5/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 124,856 people who take Methotrexate. Among them, 1,150 have Renal failure. See who they are, when they have Renal failure and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Methotrexate (latest outcomes from 130,928 users) has active ingredients of methotrexate sodium. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis. Commonly reported side effects of Methotrexate include fever, injection site pain, joint pain, nausea, nausea aggravated.
Renal failure (kidney dysfunction) (latest reports from 425,867 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, coronary artery bypass, multiple myeloma, diabetes, pain.
On Feb, 21, 2014: 124,782 people reported to have side effects when taking Methotrexate. Among them, 1,379 people (1.11%) have Renal Failure.
Time on Methotrexate when people have Renal failure * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Renal failure||50.19%||8.30%||7.17%||6.04%||16.60%||6.79%||4.91% |
Gender of people who have Renal failure when taking Methotrexate * :
|Renal failure||57.23%||42.77% |
Age of people who have Renal failure when taking Methotrexate * :
|Renal failure||0.76%||2.69%||15.05%||2.69%||5.13%||13.71%||20.35%||39.61% |
Severity of Renal failure when taking Methotrexate ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Renal failure||0.00%||50.00%||50.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Renal failure ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Rheumatoid arthritis (453 people, 32.85%)
- Hypertension (77 people, 5.58%)
- Osteoporosis (72 people, 5.22%)
- Acute lymphocytic leukaemia (67 people, 4.86%)
- Prophylaxis (45 people, 3.26%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Prednisone (312 people, 22.63%)
- Folic acid (284 people, 20.59%)
- Humira (216 people, 15.66%)
- Cyclophosphamide (203 people, 14.72%)
- Remicade (196 people, 14.21%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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