Methotrexate and White blood cell count increased - from FDA reports


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 < 1 month, also take medication Folic Acid, and have Psoriatic arthropathy. This review analyzes which people have White blood cell count increased 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 Sep, 20, 2017

231,270 people reported to have side effects when taking Methotrexate.
Among them, 817 people (0.35%) have White blood cell count increased


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Methotrexate cause White blood cell count increased?

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

  • < 1 month: 26.09 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 21.74 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 6.52 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 13.04 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 20.65 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 5.43 %
  • 10+ years: 6.52 %

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

  • female: 69.48 %
  • male: 30.52 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.15 %
  • 2-9: 3.53 %
  • 10-19: 5.45 %
  • 20-29: 4.12 %
  • 30-39: 6.63 %
  • 40-49: 16.2 %
  • 50-59: 23.42 %
  • 60+: 40.5 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Psoriatic Arthropathy (43 people, 5.26%)
  • High Blood Pressure (37 people, 4.53%)
  • Pain (28 people, 3.43%)
  • Crohn's Disease (28 people, 3.43%)
  • Osteoporosis (27 people, 3.30%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Folic Acid (222 people, 27.17%)
  • Humira (174 people, 21.30%)
  • Enbrel (152 people, 18.60%)
  • Prednisone (151 people, 18.48%)
  • Remicade (106 people, 12.97%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fever (201 people, 24.60%)
  • C-Reactive Protein Increased (110 people, 13.46%)
  • Nausea (91 people, 11.14%)
  • Haemoglobin Decreased (89 people, 10.89%)
  • Joint Pain (88 people, 10.77%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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