Could Methotrexate cause Vomiting - from FDA reports


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 Humira, and have Rheumatoid arthritis . We study 197,034 people who have side effects while taking Methotrexate from FDA. Among them, 5,104 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 Methotrexate 212,494 users)

Vomiting

Vomiting has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, pain, depression, rheumatoid arthritis (latest reports from 234,754 Vomiting patients).

On Nov, 25, 2016

197,034 people reported to have side effects when taking Methotrexate.
Among them, 5,104 people (2.59%) have Vomiting


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Methotrexate cause Vomiting?

Time on Methotrexate when people have Vomiting *:

  • < 1 month: 36.29 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 18.34 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 10.06 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 10.45 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 13.81 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 6.51 %
  • 10+ years: 4.54 %

Gender of people who have Vomiting when taking Methotrexate *:

  • female: 75.68 %
  • male: 24.32 %

Age of people who have Vomiting when taking Methotrexate *:

  • 0-1: 0.88 %
  • 2-9: 6.83 %
  • 10-19: 10.54 %
  • 20-29: 5.12 %
  • 30-39: 8.47 %
  • 40-49: 13.72 %
  • 50-59: 22.59 %
  • 60+: 31.82 %

Severity of Vomiting **:

  • least: 18.18 %
  • moderate: 54.55 %
  • severe: 27.27 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Humira (1,117 people, 21.88%)
  • Folic Acid (1,083 people, 21.22%)
  • Enbrel (851 people, 16.67%)
  • Prednisone (637 people, 12.48%)
  • Remicade (480 people, 9.40%)

Forecasts by ePatient.care (We will alert you to new symptoms or undetected conditions when you take Methotrexate, learn more )

Potential co-existing conditions

  • Pain (314 people, 6.15%)
  • High Blood Pressure (292 people, 5.72%)
  • Psoriatic Arthropathy (271 people, 5.31%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Nausea (2,626 people, 51.45%)
  • Diarrhea (1,461 people, 28.62%)
  • Fever (994 people, 19.47%)
  • Headache (855 people, 16.75%)
  • Fatigue (702 people, 13.75%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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