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 129,658 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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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.
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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From this study (1 hour ago):
Trying to determine if the timing of these drugs- especially the weekly mtx- should be staggered during the day to ensure they are appropriately absorbed. Periodic seizures continue- about once a quarter.
From this study (2 days ago):
I never had any symptoms of raynauds until is was put on methotrexate,and then Enbrel,and now Humira.I used a automotive laser thermometer to check my arm
temp. which was 97 degrees,however my fingers on the same arm were between
From this study (3 days ago):
Dosage for methotrexate is 15 to 17 mg. over ten year period.
Have been taking about 800 mg. of frolic acid per day, plus whatever occurs naturally in food.
For about a year have been dealing with urinary retention. Don't know if there is a connection.
Will be seeing my doctor tomorrow .
Also take generic Zantac
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