Methotrexate and Renal failure - from FDA reports
Renal failure 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 Prednisone, and have High blood pressure. This review analyzes which people have Renal failure with Methotrexate. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 231,270 people who have side effects when taking Methotrexate from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Sep, 26, 2017
231,270 people reported to have side effects when taking Methotrexate.
Among them, 2,121 people (0.92%) have Renal failure
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Methotrexate when people have Renal failure *:
- < 1 month: 48.46 %
- 1 - 6 months: 9.52 %
- 6 - 12 months: 6.44 %
- 1 - 2 years: 9.24 %
- 2 - 5 years: 11.76 %
- 5 - 10 years: 7.56 %
- 10+ years: 7.0 %
Gender of people who have Renal failure when taking Methotrexate *:
- female: 55.67 %
- male: 44.33 %
Age of people who have Renal failure when taking Methotrexate *:
- 0-1: 0.54 %
- 2-9: 2.76 %
- 10-19: 12.19 %
- 20-29: 3.12 %
- 30-39: 4.86 %
- 40-49: 12.97 %
- 50-59: 19.58 %
- 60+: 43.96 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- High Blood Pressure (112 people, 5.28%)
- Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (all) (95 people, 4.48%)
- Osteoporosis (81 people, 3.82%)
- Preventive Health Care (68 people, 3.21%)
- Pain (67 people, 3.16%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Prednisone (336 people, 15.84%)
- Humira (303 people, 14.29%)
- Folic Acid (299 people, 14.10%)
- Enbrel (280 people, 13.20%)
- Remicade (257 people, 12.12%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Sepsis (269 people, 12.68%)
- Fever (248 people, 11.69%)
- Pneumonia (226 people, 10.66%)
- Diarrhea (212 people, 10.00%)
- Anaemia (210 people, 9.90%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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