Weight gain 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 Enbrel, and have Rheumatoid arthritis . We study 191,459 people who have side effects while taking Methotrexate from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,357 have Weight gain. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight gain and more.
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Methotrexate has active ingredients of methotrexate sodium. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Methotrexate 205,727 users)
Weight gain has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, abdominal pain, memory loss, fatigue, dizziness (latest reports from 114,274 Weight gain patients).
On Sep, 18, 2016
191,459 people reported to have side effects when taking Methotrexate.
Among them, 2,357 people (1.23%) have Weight Gain
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Hi there, My names Adele I am 41 and have RA. I had my Gall Bladder removed in March of this year due to stones and constant infections. 2 years ago I stopped taking MTX subcutaneous and unfortunately my RA has progressed to a point I have (today) re-started these. I have headache, nausea and ...
Several years ago in 2013 I was"diagnosed" with RA. I went through every medication including, humira, embral, to now IV fusions of remicade which has been almost a year. I am not feeling any better and body aches and joint pains getting worse. I started researching my symptoms and lyme kept ...
Hello I just started to take isoniazid 2 months ago and as soon I started taking it I'm having pain on my both knees mostly in the left one and weighing some weight as well and Imsomnia. Now i been telling my doctor about this symptoms and think that is because of the medication and he says NO! ...
This is for my father. Shortly after starting methotrexate injections and cortisone for Rheumatoid arthritis my father started having language difficulties and now has dementia. He was diagnosed with Pick's disease. Could it be caused by these drugs? He is still taking them.
I just found this site, I have been on Humira for about a yr and the last couple months after switching from Epi pen to injection I have put on 20lbs, I know it not the difference of pen vs inj. my doctor keeps say no this drug does not cause weight gain, well I'm convinced after reading .
Hi, I've had 2 injections for my migraines and my 3rd shot is coming up. have any of you gain weight? I'm miserable with the migraines but at the same time, I'm depressed with the weight gain. not a win win at all
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