Could Methotrexate cause Vomiting - from FDA reports
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 Humira, and have Rheumatoid arthritis . We study 209,150 people who have side effects while taking Methotrexate from FDA. Among them, 5,446 have Vomiting. Find out below who they are, when they have Vomiting and more.
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Methotrexate has active ingredients of methotrexate sodium. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Methotrexate 212,527 users)
Vomiting has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, pain, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, depression (latest reports from 234,791 Vomiting patients).
On Dec, 28, 2016
209,150 people reported to have side effects when taking Methotrexate.
Among them, 5,446 people (2.6%) have Vomiting
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Methotrexate when people have Vomiting *:
- < 1 month: 36.5 %
- 1 - 6 months: 18.43 %
- 6 - 12 months: 9.49 %
- 1 - 2 years: 11.86 %
- 2 - 5 years: 13.5 %
- 5 - 10 years: 5.84 %
- 10+ years: 4.38 %
Gender of people who have Vomiting when taking Methotrexate *:
- female: 75.82 %
- male: 24.18 %
Age of people who have Vomiting when taking Methotrexate *:
- 0-1: 0.89 %
- 2-9: 6.86 %
- 10-19: 10.5 %
- 20-29: 5.12 %
- 30-39: 8.29 %
- 40-49: 13.77 %
- 50-59: 22.95 %
- 60+: 31.6 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (2,517 people, 46.22%)
- Pain (326 people, 5.99%)
- High Blood Pressure (306 people, 5.62%)
- Psoriatic Arthropathy (296 people, 5.44%)
- Preventive Health Care (212 people, 3.89%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Humira (1,179 people, 21.65%)
- Folic Acid (1,117 people, 20.51%)
- Enbrel (934 people, 17.15%)
- Prednisone (655 people, 12.03%)
- Remicade (505 people, 9.27%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Nausea (2,809 people, 51.58%)
- Diarrhea (1,541 people, 28.30%)
- Fever (1,052 people, 19.32%)
- Headache (918 people, 16.86%)
- Fatigue (744 people, 13.66%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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