Methotrexate and Squamous cell carcinoma - from FDA reports


Summary

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:

Could Methotrexate cause Squamous cell carcinoma?

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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Methotrexate

Methotrexate has active ingredients of methotrexate sodium. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Methotrexate 234,877 users)

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