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Review: could Methotrexate cause Sinus congestion?

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

We study 129,668 people who have side effects while taking Methotrexate from FDA and social media. Among them, 287 have Sinus congestion. Find out below who they are, when they have Sinus congestion 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.

Sinus congestion

Sinus congestion (blockage of sinus) (latest reports from 30,259 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, psoriasis, high blood pressure, asthma.

On Apr, 12, 2014: 129,658 people reported to have side effects when taking Methotrexate. Among them, 287 people (0.22%) have Sinus Congestion. They amount to 0.95% of all the 30,185 people who have Sinus Congestion on eHealthMe.

Trend of Sinus congestion in Methotrexate reports

Time on Methotrexate when people have Sinus congestion * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Sinus congestion28.57%14.29%28.57%0.00%0.00%28.57%0.00%

Gender of people who have Sinus congestion when taking Methotrexate * :

FemaleMale
Sinus congestion81.34%18.66%

Age of people who have Sinus congestion when taking Methotrexate * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Sinus congestion0.00%0.52%1.03%1.55%9.28%14.95%31.96%40.72%

Severity of Sinus congestion when taking Methotrexate ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Sinus congestion ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (209 people, 72.82%)
  2. Psoriatic arthropathy (33 people, 11.50%)
  3. Psoriasis (13 people, 4.53%)
  4. Anaemia (12 people, 4.18%)
  5. Pain (11 people, 3.83%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Enbrel (160 people, 55.75%)
  2. Humira (93 people, 32.40%)
  3. Folic acid (84 people, 29.27%)
  4. Prednisone (38 people, 13.24%)
  5. Celebrex (23 people, 8.01%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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