Methotrexate and Squamous cell carcinoma - from FDA reports
Squamous cell carcinoma is found among people who take Methotrexate, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Folic Acid, and have Psoriatic arthropathy. This review analyzes which people have Squamous cell carcinoma with Methotrexate. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 231,270 people who have side effects when taking Methotrexate from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Sep, 23, 2017
231,270 people reported to have side effects when taking Methotrexate.
Among them, 573 people (0.25%) have Squamous cell carcinoma
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Methotrexate when people have Squamous cell carcinoma *:
- < 1 month: 7.94 %
- 1 - 6 months: 6.35 %
- 6 - 12 months: 14.29 %
- 1 - 2 years: 12.7 %
- 2 - 5 years: 42.86 %
- 5 - 10 years: 15.87 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Squamous cell carcinoma when taking Methotrexate *:
- female: 53.62 %
- male: 46.38 %
Age of people who have Squamous cell carcinoma when taking Methotrexate *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.49 %
- 10-19: 0.74 %
- 20-29: 0.0 %
- 30-39: 1.47 %
- 40-49: 7.86 %
- 50-59: 25.06 %
- 60+: 64.37 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Psoriatic Arthropathy (41 people, 7.16%)
- High Blood Pressure (30 people, 5.24%)
- Crohn's Disease (21 people, 3.66%)
- Osteoporosis (16 people, 2.79%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (16 people, 2.79%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Folic Acid (155 people, 27.05%)
- Remicade (148 people, 25.83%)
- Humira (93 people, 16.23%)
- Enbrel (75 people, 13.09%)
- Prednisone (59 people, 10.30%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Basal Cell Carcinoma (80 people, 13.96%)
- Skin Cancer (25 people, 4.36%)
- Actinic Keratosis (22 people, 3.84%)
- Pain (19 people, 3.32%)
- Joint Pain (19 people, 3.32%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Questions to the study
Hi, I started on methotrexate approx 2mths ago to help with my rheumatoid condition Ankylosing Spondylitis. I also take Sulphasalazine and pre gabalin and have done since diagnosis 2.5yrs ago. Since starting in the methotrexate I have started to suffer with some unpleasant symptoms around ...
I started a low dose (10 mg) of methotrexate for rheumatoid arthritis last week and noticed this week, after taking my second does, that my face is breaking out. Does anyone have any similar experiences? I also take 5 mg of folic acid daily. Thanks for any help you can offer up.
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Hi there, My names Adele I am 41 and have RA. I had my Gall Bladder removed in March of this year due to stones and constant infections. 2 years ago I stopped taking MTX subcutaneous and unfortunately my RA has progressed to a point I have (today) re-started these. I have headache, nausea and ...
User reviews to the study
hi all i am mark i have psoRiasis for the last 40 years. 30years ago i was treat with PUVA for my psoriasis. 5 years ago i took humeria for my arthritis. last year i got my first SCC on my foot..quickly followed my a second on the same foot. i was told not to take humeria anymore. But this ...
hi all i have psoRiasis for the last 40 years. 25 year ago i was treat with PUVA for my psoriasis. 5 years ago i took humeria for my arthriatis. last year i got my first SCC on my foot..quickly followed my a second on the same foot. i was told not to take humeria anymore. But this is the ...
It's been years since I've taken Methotrexate and when I was taking it years ago I had the numbness in my feet. Years later, it has returned and they're not sure what is the reason for my neuropathy. This time it's also in my hands. I took it for arthritis but now the military and the VA are ...
Hi everyone. I've been on methotrexate for about 10 years for psoriatic arthritis. My friends and family think it's funny how I'm always sweaty and hot when everyone else is comfortable or even cold. I, however, do not find it so funny that while sitting at a restaurant I start literally ...