Methotrexate and Shortness of breath - from FDA reports
Shortness of breath is found among people who take Methotrexate, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Humira, and have High blood pressure. This review analyzes which people have Shortness of breath 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, 18, 2017
231,270 people reported to have side effects when taking Methotrexate.
Among them, 6,472 people (2.8%) have Shortness of breath
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Methotrexate when people have Shortness of breath *:
- < 1 month: 17.31 %
- 1 - 6 months: 23.14 %
- 6 - 12 months: 10.84 %
- 1 - 2 years: 16.34 %
- 2 - 5 years: 14.24 %
- 5 - 10 years: 12.94 %
- 10+ years: 5.18 %
Gender of people who have Shortness of breath when taking Methotrexate *:
- female: 73.71 %
- male: 26.29 %
Age of people who have Shortness of breath when taking Methotrexate *:
- 0-1: 0.47 %
- 2-9: 1.16 %
- 10-19: 3.53 %
- 20-29: 3.41 %
- 30-39: 6.41 %
- 40-49: 14.52 %
- 50-59: 24.51 %
- 60+: 46.0 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- High Blood Pressure (478 people, 7.39%)
- Psoriatic Arthropathy (437 people, 6.75%)
- Pain (431 people, 6.66%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (209 people, 3.23%)
- Depression (183 people, 2.83%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Humira (1,699 people, 26.25%)
- Folic Acid (1,533 people, 23.69%)
- Enbrel (1,252 people, 19.34%)
- Remicade (919 people, 14.20%)
- Prednisone (853 people, 13.18%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Chest Pain (1,149 people, 17.75%)
- Cough (1,030 people, 15.91%)
- Fatigue (974 people, 15.05%)
- Fever (929 people, 14.35%)
- Nausea (812 people, 12.55%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Hi, I started on methotrexate approx 2mths ago to help with my rheumatoid condition Ankylosing Spondylitis. I also take Sulphasalazine and pre gabalin and have done since diagnosis 2.5yrs ago. Since starting in the methotrexate I have started to suffer with some unpleasant symptoms around ...
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I started taking Meloxicam for arthritis. I took it for 1 1/2 weeks and noticed significant shortness of breath along with extreme fatigue and jaw pain. I stopped taking it immediately after looking up the side effects. My fatigue and jaw pain have gone away, but the shortness of breath ...
After starting Lasix, have been experiencing shortness of breath. I am 68, female and also taking Synthroid. I was hoping someone may know of something that could help with the shortness of breath. Is there a change in diet that could help?
User reviews to the study
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