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Review: could Methotrexate cause Tooth infection?

Summary: Tooth infection could be caused by Methotrexate, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take Enbrel, and have Rheumatoid arthritis.

We study 129,668 people who have side effects while taking Methotrexate from FDA and social media. Among them, 467 have Tooth infection. Find out below who they are, when they have Tooth infection and more.

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Methotrexate

Methotrexate (latest outcomes from 130,985 users) has active ingredients of methotrexate sodium. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis.

Tooth infection

Tooth infection (pus formation in tooth) (latest reports from 102,343 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, osteopenia, metastases to bone, high blood pressure.

On Apr, 10, 2014: 129,615 people reported to have side effects when taking Methotrexate. Among them, 467 people (0.36%) have Tooth Infection. They amount to 0.46% of all the 102,162 people who have Tooth Infection on eHealthMe.

Trend of Tooth infection in Methotrexate reports

Time on Methotrexate when people have Tooth infection * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Tooth infection7.69%3.85%0.00%34.62%19.23%15.38%19.23%

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

FemaleMale
Tooth infection82.28%17.72%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Tooth infection0.00%0.26%0.00%0.77%2.81%15.82%37.50%42.86%

Severity of Tooth infection when taking Methotrexate ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Tooth infection ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (268 people, 57.39%)
  2. Osteoporosis (53 people, 11.35%)
  3. Systemic lupus erythematosus (38 people, 8.14%)
  4. Pain (33 people, 7.07%)
  5. Psoriatic arthropathy (33 people, 7.07%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Enbrel (224 people, 47.97%)
  2. Folic acid (150 people, 32.12%)
  3. Prednisone (121 people, 25.91%)
  4. Humira (91 people, 19.49%)
  5. Zometa (75 people, 16.06%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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