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Review: could Methotrexate cause Squamous cell carcinoma?

We study 129,821 people who have side effects while taking Methotrexate from FDA and social media. Among them, 369 have Squamous cell carcinoma. Find out below who they are, when they have Squamous cell carcinoma and more.

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Methotrexate

Methotrexate (latest outcomes from 131,165 users) has active ingredients of methotrexate sodium. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis.

Squamous cell carcinoma

Squamous cell carcinoma (a cancer of a kind of epithelial cell) (latest reports from 25,300 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, psoriasis, high blood pressure, crohn's disease.

On Oct, 29, 2014: 129,821 people reported to have side effects when taking Methotrexate. Among them, 369 people (0.28%) have Squamous Cell Carcinoma.

Trend of Squamous cell carcinoma in Methotrexate reports

Time on Methotrexate when people have Squamous cell carcinoma * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Squamous cell carcinoma13.79%12.07%13.79%6.90%41.38%12.07%0.00%

Gender of people who have Squamous cell carcinoma when taking Methotrexate * :

FemaleMale
Squamous cell carcinoma58.67%41.33%

Age of people who have Squamous cell carcinoma when taking Methotrexate * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Squamous cell carcinoma0.00%0.54%0.80%0.00%1.34%8.04%21.18%68.10%

Severity of Squamous cell carcinoma when taking Methotrexate ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Squamous cell carcinoma ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (307 people, 83.20%)
  2. Psoriasis (28 people, 7.59%)
  3. Psoriatic arthropathy (21 people, 5.69%)
  4. Osteoporosis (17 people, 4.61%)
  5. Hypertension (16 people, 4.34%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Folic acid (217 people, 58.81%)
  2. Remicade (123 people, 33.33%)
  3. Golimumab (90 people, 24.39%)
  4. Acetaminophen (78 people, 21.14%)
  5. Zocor (70 people, 18.97%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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