Methotrexate and Weight loss - from FDA reports
Weight loss is found among people who take Methotrexate, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Enbrel, and have Rheumatoid arthritis. This review analyzes which people have Weight loss with Methotrexate. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 223,372 people who have side effects when taking Methotrexate from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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On Apr, 30, 2017
223,372 people reported to have side effects when taking Methotrexate.
Among them, 262 people (0.12%) have Weight Loss
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Methotrexate when people have Weight Loss *:
- < 1 month: 8.33 %
- 1 - 6 months: 8.33 %
- 6 - 12 months: 8.33 %
- 1 - 2 years: 33.33 %
- 2 - 5 years: 4.17 %
- 5 - 10 years: 25.0 %
- 10+ years: 12.5 %
Gender of people who have Weight Loss when taking Methotrexate *:
- female: 82.68 %
- male: 17.32 %
Age of people who have Weight Loss when taking Methotrexate *:
- 0-1: 2.35 %
- 2-9: 8.45 %
- 10-19: 5.63 %
- 20-29: 2.35 %
- 30-39: 8.92 %
- 40-49: 12.68 %
- 50-59: 30.52 %
- 60+: 29.11 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (130 people, 49.62%)
- Psoriatic Arthropathy (42 people, 16.03%)
- Psoriasis (27 people, 10.31%)
- High Blood Pressure (22 people, 8.40%)
- Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis (20 people, 7.63%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Enbrel (107 people, 40.84%)
- Humira (60 people, 22.90%)
- Folic Acid (44 people, 16.79%)
- Prednisone (34 people, 12.98%)
- Actemra (26 people, 9.92%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Joint Pain (72 people, 27.48%)
- Drug Ineffective (66 people, 25.19%)
- Pain (62 people, 23.66%)
- Nausea And Vomiting (52 people, 19.85%)
- Dizziness (51 people, 19.47%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Methotrexate has active ingredients of methotrexate sodium. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Methotrexate 226,881 users)
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i forgot to add to my post that I believe my weight loss of 20 lbs over the last 5 years is from the temazepam. Any suggestions or comments, I am very thin, and cannot gain weight, especially the weight i lost.
I am 27 and have been on Bactrim for about 7 weeks due to a Staph Infection after a Felon in my finger. I have lost 25lbs in this time and it is starting to worry me. I haven't weighed 175lb since the 7th grade. Anyone have any insight or experiences like this on Bactrim?
I started a low dose (10 mg) of methotrexate for rheumatoid arthritis last week and noticed this week, after taking my second does, that my face is breaking out. Does anyone have any similar experiences? I also take 5 mg of folic acid daily. Thanks for any help you can offer up.
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