Review: could Methotrexate cause Venoocclusive liver disease?
We study 129,775 people who have side effects while taking Methotrexate from FDA and social media. Among them, 303 have Venoocclusive liver disease. Find out below who they are, when they have Venoocclusive liver disease and more.
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Methotrexate (latest outcomes from 131,127 users) has active ingredients of methotrexate sodium. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis.
Venoocclusive liver disease
Venoocclusive liver disease (small veins in the liver are obstructed) (latest reports from 7,759 patients) has been reported by people with acute myeloid leukaemia, stem cell transplant, prophylaxis against graft versus host disease, bone marrow conditioning regimen, bone marrow transplant.
On Aug, 24, 2014: 129,765 people reported to have side effects when taking Methotrexate. Among them, 303 people (0.23%) have Venoocclusive Liver Disease. They amount to 3.91% of all the 7,759 people who have Venoocclusive Liver Disease on eHealthMe.
Time on Methotrexate when people have Venoocclusive liver disease * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Venoocclusive liver disease||92.68%||3.66%||0.00%||3.66%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Venoocclusive liver disease when taking Methotrexate * :
|Venoocclusive liver disease||42.81%||57.19% |
Age of people who have Venoocclusive liver disease when taking Methotrexate * :
|Venoocclusive liver disease||5.88%||24.31%||14.12%||16.47%||4.31%||10.98%||19.22%||4.71% |
Severity of Venoocclusive liver disease when taking Methotrexate ** :
How people recovered from Venoocclusive liver disease ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Bone marrow conditioning regimen (46 people, 15.18%)
- Graft versus host disease (46 people, 15.18%)
- Prophylaxis (40 people, 13.20%)
- Bone marrow transplant (38 people, 12.54%)
- Acute lymphocytic leukaemia (24 people, 7.92%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Cyclosporine (132 people, 43.56%)
- Cyclophosphamide (126 people, 41.58%)
- Tacrolimus (91 people, 30.03%)
- Prograf (66 people, 21.78%)
- Acyclovir (52 people, 17.16%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Female 55 I have bechets. Diagnosed at 39. I take every medication on that list except I dropped methotrexate. I worse since I dropped it. And I have every symptom including ganglion cyst which needs to be surgically removed to the throat lesion. I can barely function. The only 5hing I dont have is the allergic cough. I did have mrsa phenomia once. Oh most recently plursey. I have been ivig dependent for 13 years.
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I recently quit taking all meds due to loss of insurance coverage. I have been having symptoms for a week that seem to only get worse
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