Review: could Methotrexate cause Tooth infection (Tooth abscess)?
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 129,908 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 has active ingredients of methotrexate sodium. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from 131,250 Methotrexate users)
Tooth infection (pus formation in tooth) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, osteopenia, metastases to bone, multiple myeloma. (latest reports from 10,793 Tooth infection patients)
On Mar, 4, 2015: 129,897 people reported to have side effects when taking Methotrexate. Among them, 467 people (0.36%) have Tooth Infection.
Time on Methotrexate when people have Tooth infection * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Tooth infection||7.69%||3.85%||0.00%||34.62%||19.23%||15.38%||19.23% |
Gender of people who have Tooth infection when taking Methotrexate * :
|Tooth infection||82.28%||17.72% |
Age of people who have Tooth infection when taking Methotrexate * :
|Tooth infection||0.00%||0.26%||0.00%||0.77%||2.81%||15.82%||37.50%||42.86% |
Severity of Tooth infection when taking Methotrexate ** :
How people recovered from Tooth infection ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Rheumatoid arthritis (268 people, 57.39%)
- Osteoporosis (53 people, 11.35%)
- Systemic lupus erythematosus (38 people, 8.14%)
- Pain (33 people, 7.07%)
- Psoriatic arthropathy (33 people, 7.07%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Enbrel (224 people, 47.97%)
- Folic acid (150 people, 32.12%)
- Prednisone (121 people, 25.91%)
- Humira (91 people, 19.49%)
- Zometa (75 people, 16.06%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
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- A study of side effects of Methotrexate for a 40-year old woman with Rheumatoid Arthritis. The patient has Elevated Mood
- A study of side effects of Methotrexate for a 53-year old woman with Rheumatoid Arthritis. The patient has Hearing Loss, Ringing In The Ears (a ringing in the ears)
- A study of side effects of Methotrexate for a 71-year old man with RA. The patient has Itching - Burning Eyes, Muscle Weakness (a lack of muscle strength)
- A study of drug interactions between Folic Acid, Methotrexate, Enbrel for a 51-year old woman with Rheumatoid Arthritis. The patient has Nausea, Abdominal Pain
- A study of drug interactions between Metoprolol Succinate, Methotrexate Sodium Preservative Free, Plavix, Plaquenil, Humira, Folic Acid, Atorvastatin Calcium for a 59-year old woman with Coronary Artery Disease, Rheumatoid Arthritis, High Blood Cholesterol. The patient has Weight Gain
Recent Methotrexate related drug comparison:
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