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Review: could Methotrexate cause Vomiting (Nausea and vomiting)?

Summary: Vomiting is found among people who take Methotrexate, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Folic acid, and have Rheumatoid arthritis.

We study 129,897 people who have side effects while taking Methotrexate from FDA and social media. Among them, 3,866 have Vomiting. Find out below who they are, when they have Vomiting and more.

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Methotrexate

Methotrexate has active ingredients of methotrexate sodium. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from 131,243 Methotrexate users)

Vomiting

Vomiting has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, type 2 diabetes, depression, multiple sclerosis. (latest reports from 180,242 Vomiting patients)

On Feb, 26, 2015: 129,897 people reported to have side effects when taking Methotrexate. Among them, 3,866 people (2.98%) have Vomiting.

Trend of Vomiting in Methotrexate reports

Time on Methotrexate when people have Vomiting * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Vomiting38.73%20.35%9.63%10.72%13.79%4.38%2.41%

Gender of people who have Vomiting when taking Methotrexate * :

FemaleMale
Vomiting73.60%26.40%

Age of people who have Vomiting when taking Methotrexate * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Vomiting0.58%8.39%11.80%4.52%9.15%12.82%20.69%32.05%

Severity of Vomiting when taking Methotrexate ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Vomiting0.00%53.85%38.46%7.69%

How people recovered from Vomiting ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Vomiting0.00%12.50%87.50%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (1,601 people, 41.41%)
  2. Pain (240 people, 6.21%)
  3. Prophylaxis (172 people, 4.45%)
  4. Hypertension (167 people, 4.32%)
  5. Osteoporosis (146 people, 3.78%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Folic acid (1,123 people, 29.05%)
  2. Humira (751 people, 19.43%)
  3. Prednisone (724 people, 18.73%)
  4. Enbrel (607 people, 15.70%)
  5. Remicade (570 people, 14.74%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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    Having psoriaticarthritis,fibromyalgia,psoriais,restless leg syndrome,roseacea and high blood pressure means complex health issues and a complex list of medication to go with it. Iam suffering extreme sweating,flushing and now a tickled cough. Now it could be due to going through the change (menopause) but that started a year ago and although I was getting the flushes and sweating,it was nothing like it is now! To me,it seems the excessive sweating started roughly a month after taking Humira. Having so many health issues I'm in tune with any changes and note and monitor them. I started Humira 10 months ago now. My Psoriasis has cleared completely so I'm really pleased. Usually,there's a trade off and you end up with something else! Could the issues I have be down to a single drug on the list,or a combination?
  • Would the tinnitus abate with if i discontinue methotrexate?
    I've just begun my 4th year of Methotrexate for Rheumatoid issue, but it also alleviated my psoriasis. I am hesitant to discontinue because the benefits are great. However, the tinnitus is becoming unbearable and almost maddening. I will more likely consider talking to my doctor about changing medications if 1. The tinnitus subsides with the discontinuance of Methotrexate and if 2. Other rheumatoid medication would not have the same issues with tinnitus. Just discovered the possible connection minutes ago and am eager and hopeful. Please help. Thank you. -Celeste
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    have spinal tb and having treatment since 5 months..also a kidney dialysis patient..having two dialysis per week...i think this treatment is not effective because i am having severe back pain, severe pain in feet..nausea..and shortness of breath...
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    sue nicholls on Dec, 26, 2011:

    i startted on Embrel Sept. 2011 it took approx 3 months before i saw any positive effects, ihave had chest inf. and 2 flare ups, what bothers me most is constant nausea and dry heaving and fatigue, the pain is managable now but my quality of life is not very good as i am too tired to do much of anything although this is preferable to the pain, i feel as if i am between a rock and a hard place!

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    godsgirl on Apr, 27, 2011:

    Started enbrel in Sept. 2010.Have had R.A. since I was teenty-four am now 55,I have had four cases of choking, not sure if it has anything to do with my non stop sinus infection..but I am planning to get off it.Was hoping someone else had some info about this choking crap

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