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 Psoriatic arthropathy. This review analyzes which people have Weight loss with Methotrexate. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 231,270 people who have side effects when taking Methotrexate from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Oct, 22, 2017
231,270 people reported to have side effects when taking Methotrexate.
Among them, 290 people (0.13%) have Weight loss
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Methotrexate when people have Weight loss *:
- < 1 month: 4.76 %
- 1 - 6 months: 9.52 %
- 6 - 12 months: 14.29 %
- 1 - 2 years: 33.33 %
- 2 - 5 years: 9.52 %
- 5 - 10 years: 19.05 %
- 10+ years: 9.52 %
Gender of people who have Weight loss when taking Methotrexate *:
- female: 83.27 %
- male: 16.73 %
Age of people who have Weight loss when taking Methotrexate *:
- 0-1: 2.54 %
- 2-9: 9.75 %
- 10-19: 5.93 %
- 20-29: 2.12 %
- 30-39: 8.05 %
- 40-49: 12.71 %
- 50-59: 30.51 %
- 60+: 28.39 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Psoriatic Arthropathy (45 people, 15.52%)
- Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis (27 people, 9.31%)
- High Blood Pressure (23 people, 7.93%)
- Pain (19 people, 6.55%)
- Arthritis (13 people, 4.48%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Enbrel (120 people, 41.38%)
- Humira (71 people, 24.48%)
- Folic Acid (44 people, 15.17%)
- Actemra (37 people, 12.76%)
- Prednisone (34 people, 11.72%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Drug Ineffective (82 people, 28.28%)
- Joint Pain (80 people, 27.59%)
- Pain (70 people, 24.14%)
- Nausea And Vomiting (61 people, 21.03%)
- Dizziness (59 people, 20.34%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Questions to the study
Hi, I started on methotrexate approx 2mths ago to help with my rheumatoid condition Ankylosing Spondylitis. I also take Sulphasalazine and pre gabalin and have done since diagnosis 2.5yrs ago. Since starting in the methotrexate I have started to suffer with some unpleasant symptoms around ...
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.
User reviews to the study
It's been years since I've taken Methotrexate and when I was taking it years ago I had the numbness in my feet. Years later, it has returned and they're not sure what is the reason for my neuropathy. This time it's also in my hands. I took it for arthritis but now the military and the VA are ...
Hi everyone. I've been on methotrexate for about 10 years for psoriatic arthritis. My friends and family think it's funny how I'm always sweaty and hot when everyone else is comfortable or even cold. I, however, do not find it so funny that while sitting at a restaurant I start literally ...
Hi there, I have advanced RH, no medications for over past 12 years. Had an extreme flare up a few months back so went to rheumatologist who has prescribed 10 mg methotrexate, weekly and daily palquil, 5mg prednisone and 2x weekly folic acid. I have been on them nearly 3 months now. This ...