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Review: could Methotrexate cause Renal failure (Acute kidney failure)?

We study 129,775 people who have side effects while taking Methotrexate from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,417 have Renal failure. Find out below who they are, when they have Renal failure and more.

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Methotrexate

Methotrexate (latest outcomes from 131,127 users) has active ingredients of methotrexate sodium. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis.

Renal failure

Renal failure (kidney dysfunction) (latest reports from 428,476 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, coronary artery bypass, diabetes, multiple myeloma, pain.

On Sep, 15, 2014: 129,775 people reported to have side effects when taking Methotrexate. Among them, 1,417 people (1.09%) have Renal Failure.

Trend of Renal failure in Methotrexate reports

Time on Methotrexate when people have Renal failure * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Renal failure48.57%8.57%6.79%8.57%15.71%7.14%4.64%

Gender of people who have Renal failure when taking Methotrexate * :

FemaleMale
Renal failure58.46%41.54%

Age of people who have Renal failure when taking Methotrexate * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Renal failure0.72%3.06%15.38%3.70%4.91%13.12%19.81%39.29%

Severity of Renal failure when taking Methotrexate ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Renal failure0.00%50.00%50.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Renal failure ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (461 people, 32.53%)
  2. Hypertension (77 people, 5.43%)
  3. Osteoporosis (72 people, 5.08%)
  4. Acute lymphocytic leukaemia (67 people, 4.73%)
  5. Prophylaxis (46 people, 3.25%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Prednisone (312 people, 22.02%)
  2. Folic acid (287 people, 20.25%)
  3. Humira (219 people, 15.46%)
  4. Cyclophosphamide (218 people, 15.38%)
  5. Remicade (197 people, 13.90%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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