Methotrexate and Weight loss - from FDA reports


Summary

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:

Could Methotrexate cause Weight loss?

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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