Review: could Methotrexate cause White blood cell count increased?
This is a review of White blood cell count increased by studying 124,856 people who take Methotrexate. We analyze: the time on Methotrexate when people have White blood cell count increased, gender and age of these people, the severity of White blood cell count increased, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Methotrexate. The review is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Methotrexate (latest outcomes from 130,928 users) has active ingredients of methotrexate sodium. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis. Commonly reported side effects of Methotrexate include fever, injection site pain, joint pain, nausea, nausea aggravated.
White blood cell count increased
White blood cell count increased (latest reports from 127,496 patients) has been reported by people with schizophrenia, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, depression, rheumatoid arthritis.
On Feb, 25, 2014: 124,856 people reported to have side effects when taking Methotrexate. Among them, 538 people (0.43%) have White Blood Cell Count Increased.
Time on Methotrexate when people have White blood cell count increased * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|White blood cell count increased||15.07%||24.66%||8.22%||13.70%||26.03%||6.85%||5.48% |
Gender of people who have White blood cell count increased when taking Methotrexate * :
|White blood cell count increased||70.77%||29.23% |
Age of people who have White blood cell count increased when taking Methotrexate * :
|White blood cell count increased||0.00%||4.16%||5.41%||4.37%||5.20%||10.81%||23.91%||46.15% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Rheumatoid arthritis (295 people, 54.83%)
- Hypertension (28 people, 5.20%)
- Osteoporosis (23 people, 4.28%)
- Juvenile arthritis (20 people, 3.72%)
- Prophylaxis (16 people, 2.97%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Folic acid (204 people, 37.92%)
- Prednisone (145 people, 26.95%)
- Remicade (104 people, 19.33%)
- Enbrel (102 people, 18.96%)
- Humira (96 people, 17.84%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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