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 129,908 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 has active ingredients of methotrexate sodium. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from 131,250 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 Feb, 26, 2015: 129,897 people reported to have side effects when taking Methotrexate. Among them, 553 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||14.29%||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 * :
|White blood cell count increased||71.00%||29.00% |
Age of people who have White blood cell count increased when taking Methotrexate * :
|White blood cell count increased||0.00%||4.03%||5.24%||4.64%||5.04%||12.30%||23.59%||45.16% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Rheumatoid arthritis (302 people, 54.61%)
- Hypertension (28 people, 5.06%)
- Osteoporosis (23 people, 4.16%)
- Juvenile arthritis (20 people, 3.62%)
- Psoriatic arthropathy (17 people, 3.07%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Folic acid (206 people, 37.25%)
- Prednisone (145 people, 26.22%)
- Enbrel (104 people, 18.81%)
- Remicade (104 people, 18.81%)
- Humira (101 people, 18.26%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
Could your condition cause:
- A study of drug interactions between Folic Acid, Methotrexate, Enbrel for a 51-year old woman with Rheumatoid Arthritis. The patient has Nausea, Abdominal Pain
- A study of drug interactions between Metoprolol Succinate, Methotrexate Sodium Preservative Free, Plavix, Plaquenil, Humira, Folic Acid, Atorvastatin Calcium for a 59-year old woman with Coronary Artery Disease, Rheumatoid Arthritis, High Blood Cholesterol. The patient has Weight Gain
- A study of drug interactions between Prednisolone, Plaquenil, Leflunomide, Methotrexate for a 63-year old woman with Rheumatoid Arthritis. The patient has Folliculitis
- A study of drug interactions between Folic Acid, Vitamin D, Zoloft, Methotrexate, Plaquenil for a 53-year old woman with Hair Loss, Iga Deficiency, Depression, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Lupus Erythematosus. The patient has Don't Want To Socialize At All
- A study of drug interactions between Fluoxetine, Omeprazole, Prednisone, Folic Acid, Enbrel, Methotrexate for a 56-year old woman with Depression, Chest Tightness Or Pressure, Rheumatoid Arthritis. The patient has Tremor
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