Methotrexate and Tooth infection - from FDA reports


Summary

Tooth infection is found among people who take Methotrexate, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Enbrel, and have Rheumatoid arthritis . We study 209,150 people who have side effects while taking Methotrexate from FDA. Among them, 841 have Tooth infection. Find out below who they are, when they have Tooth infection 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 212,557 users)

Tooth Infection

Tooth infection has been reported by people with osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, multiple myeloma, osteopenia (latest reports from 16,363 Tooth infection patients).

On Feb, 01, 2017

209,150 people reported to have side effects when taking Methotrexate.
Among them, 841 people (0.4%) have Tooth Infection


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Methotrexate cause Tooth infection?

Time on Methotrexate when people have Tooth Infection *:

  • < 1 month: 11.11 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 8.33 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 2.78 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 27.78 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 22.22 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 16.67 %
  • 10+ years: 11.11 %

Gender of people who have Tooth Infection when taking Methotrexate *:

  • female: 81.06 %
  • male: 18.94 %

Age of people who have Tooth Infection when taking Methotrexate *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.31 %
  • 10-19: 0.46 %
  • 20-29: 1.69 %
  • 30-39: 4.77 %
  • 40-49: 16.15 %
  • 50-59: 34.46 %
  • 60+: 42.15 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (517 people, 61.47%)
  • Psoriatic Arthropathy (62 people, 7.37%)
  • Osteoporosis (59 people, 7.02%)
  • Pain (49 people, 5.83%)
  • High Blood Pressure (43 people, 5.11%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Enbrel (350 people, 41.62%)
  • Folic Acid (221 people, 26.28%)
  • Humira (177 people, 21.05%)
  • Prednisone (163 people, 19.38%)
  • Zometa (87 people, 10.34%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (134 people, 15.93%)
  • Joint Pain (126 people, 14.98%)
  • Sinusitis (104 people, 12.37%)
  • Fatigue (99 people, 11.77%)
  • Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (87 people, 10.34%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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