Review: could Methotrexate cause Squamous Cell Cancer - Mouth?


Summary

Squamous cell cancer - mouth is found among people who take Methotrexate, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Humira, and have Rheumatoid arthritis . We study 120,782 people who have side effects while taking Methotrexate from FDA and social media. Among them, 7 have Squamous cell cancer - mouth. Find out below who they are, when they have Squamous cell cancer - mouth and more.

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Methotrexate

Methotrexate has active ingredients of methotrexate sodium. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Methotrexate 129,047 users)

Squamous Cell Cancer - Mouth

Squamous cell cancer - mouth (mouth cancer of a kind of epithelial cell) has been reported by people with nausea (latest reports from 2,768 Squamous cell cancer - mouth patients).

On Jul, 29, 2016

120,782 people reported to have side effects when taking Methotrexate.
Among them, 7 people (0.01%) have Squamous Cell Cancer - Mouth


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Methotrexate cause Squamous cell cancer - mouth?

Time on Methotrexate when people have Squamous Cell Cancer - Mouth *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 33.33 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 33.33 %
  • 10+ years: 33.33 %

Gender of people who have Squamous Cell Cancer - Mouth when taking Methotrexate *:

  • female: 71.43 %
  • male: 28.57 %

Age of people who have Squamous Cell Cancer - Mouth when taking Methotrexate *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 16.67 %
  • 50-59: 16.67 %
  • 60+: 66.67 %

Severity if Squamous Cell Cancer - Mouth when taking Methotrexate **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 100 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Squamous Cell Cancer - Mouth **:

  • while on drug: 100 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (5 people)
  • Thyroid Disorder (1 person)
  • Hypertension (1 person)
  • Fluid Retention (1 person)
  • Diabetes Mellitus (1 person)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Remicade (3 people)
  • Humira (3 people)
  • Folic Acid (1 person)
  • Endocin Sr (1 person)
  • Crestor (1 person)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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