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Review: could Methotrexate cause White blood cell count increased?

Summary: White blood cell count increased is found among people who take Methotrexate, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Folic acid, and have Rheumatoid arthritis. We study 129,934 people who have side effects while taking Methotrexate from FDA and social media. Among them, 553 have White blood cell count increased. Find out below who they are, when they have White blood cell count increased and more.

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Methotrexate

Methotrexate has active ingredients of methotrexate sodium. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from 131,279 Methotrexate users)

White blood cell count increased

White blood cell count increased has been reported by people with schizophrenia, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, depression, rheumatoid arthritis. (latest reports from 23,536 White blood cell count increased patients)

On Apr, 28, 2015: 129,925 people reported to have side effects when taking Methotrexate. Among them, 553 people (0.43%) have White Blood Cell Count Increased.

Trend of White blood cell count increased in Methotrexate reports

Time on Methotrexate when people have White blood cell count increased * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
White blood cell count increased14.29%23.38%7.79%15.58%24.68%6.49%7.79%

Gender of people who have White blood cell count increased when taking Methotrexate * :

FemaleMale
White blood cell count increased71.00%29.00%

Age of people who have White blood cell count increased when taking Methotrexate * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
White blood cell count increased0.00%4.03%5.24%4.64%5.04%12.30%23.59%45.16%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (302 people, 54.61%)
  2. Hypertension (28 people, 5.06%)
  3. Osteoporosis (23 people, 4.16%)
  4. Juvenile arthritis (20 people, 3.62%)
  5. Psoriatic arthropathy (17 people, 3.07%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Folic acid (206 people, 37.25%)
  2. Prednisone (145 people, 26.22%)
  3. Enbrel (104 people, 18.81%)
  4. Remicade (104 people, 18.81%)
  5. Humira (101 people, 18.26%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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