Methotrexate and Skin depigmentation - from FDA reports


Summary

Skin depigmentation is found among people who take Methotrexate, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Humira, and have Rheumatoid arthritis. This review analyzes which people have Skin depigmentation with Methotrexate. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 223,372 people who have side effects when taking Methotrexate from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 20, 2017

223,372 people reported to have side effects when taking Methotrexate.
Among them, 26 people (0.01%) have Skin Depigmentation


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Methotrexate cause Skin depigmentation?

Time on Methotrexate when people have Skin Depigmentation *:

  • < 1 month: 50 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 50 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Skin Depigmentation when taking Methotrexate *:

  • female: 73.08 %
  • male: 26.92 %

Age of people who have Skin Depigmentation when taking Methotrexate *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 17.65 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 17.65 %
  • 40-49: 29.41 %
  • 50-59: 23.53 %
  • 60+: 11.76 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (17 people, 65.38%)
  • Hypothyroidism (2 people, 7.69%)
  • Hypersensitivity (2 people, 7.69%)
  • High Blood Pressure (2 people, 7.69%)
  • Psoriatic Arthropathy (1 person, 3.85%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Humira (8 people, 30.77%)
  • Enbrel (6 people, 23.08%)
  • Arthrotec (5 people, 19.23%)
  • Sinemet (4 people, 15.38%)
  • Claritin (4 people, 15.38%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Drug Ineffective (7 people, 26.92%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (6 people, 23.08%)
  • Pain In Extremity (5 people, 19.23%)
  • Red Blood Cell Sedimentation Rate Abnormal (4 people, 15.38%)
  • Dermatitis Psoriasiform (4 people, 15.38%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Methotrexate

Methotrexate has active ingredients of methotrexate sodium. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Methotrexate 226,881 users)

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