Review: could Methotrexate cause Squamous cell carcinoma?
We study 129,746 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 (latest outcomes from 131,070 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 25,128 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, psoriasis, high blood pressure, crohn's disease.
On Jul, 14, 2014: 129,735 people reported to have side effects when taking Methotrexate. Among them, 369 people (0.28%) have Squamous Cell Carcinoma. They amount to 1.47% of all the 25,072 people who have Squamous Cell Carcinoma on eHealthMe.
Time on Methotrexate when people have Squamous cell carcinoma * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Squamous cell carcinoma||13.79%||12.07%||13.79%||6.90%||41.38%||12.07%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Squamous cell carcinoma when taking Methotrexate * :
|Squamous cell carcinoma||58.67%||41.33% |
Age of people who have Squamous cell carcinoma when taking Methotrexate * :
|Squamous cell carcinoma||0.00%||0.54%||0.80%||0.00%||1.34%||8.04%||21.18%||68.10% |
Severity of Squamous cell carcinoma when taking Methotrexate ** :
How people recovered from Squamous cell carcinoma ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Rheumatoid arthritis (307 people, 83.20%)
- Psoriasis (28 people, 7.59%)
- Psoriatic arthropathy (21 people, 5.69%)
- Osteoporosis (17 people, 4.61%)
- Hypertension (16 people, 4.34%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Folic acid (217 people, 58.81%)
- Remicade (123 people, 33.33%)
- Golimumab (90 people, 24.39%)
- Acetaminophen (78 people, 21.14%)
- Zocor (70 people, 18.97%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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