A study for a 40 year old woman who takes Methotrexate - from FDA reports


17,516 females aged 40 (±5) who take the same drug are studied. This is a personalized study for a 40 year old female patient who has Cancer. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA.

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On Sep, 13, 2018

17,516 females aged 40 (±5) who take Methotrexate are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Methotrexate for a 40-year old woman.

Information of the patient in this study:

  • Age: 40
  • Gender: female
  • Conditions: Cancer
  • Drugs taken:
    • Methotrexate (methotrexate sodium)

eHealthMe real world results:

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

  • Nightmares(unpleasant dreams): 2 (0.01% of females aged 40 (±5) who take the drug)

As an adverse outcome could be a symptom of a condition, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, regardless of which drug is taken, how many female HBP patients aged 50 (±5) have nausea

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Most common side effects over time

< 1 month:
  1. Thrombocytopenia (decrease of platelets in blood)
  2. Febrile neutropenia (fever with reduced white blood cells)
  3. Diarrhea
  4. Joint pain
  5. Erythema multiforme (a type of hypersensitivity reaction)
1 - 6 months:
  1. Drug ineffective
  2. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  3. Septic shock (shock due to blood infection)
  4. Cardio-respiratory arrest (sudden dysfunction of heart and lungs)
  5. Gastrointestinal perforation (hole in the digestive tract)
6 - 12 months:
  1. Drug ineffective
  2. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  3. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  4. Transaminases increased
  5. Abortion spontaneous (naturally occurring miscarriage)
1 - 2 years:
  1. Drug ineffective
  2. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  3. Joint pain
  4. Pneumonia
  5. Psoriasis (immune-mediated disease that affects the skin)
2 - 5 years:
  1. Drug ineffective
  2. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  3. Migraine (headache)
  4. Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness)
  5. Pain
5 - 10 years:
  1. Drug ineffective
  2. Fever
  3. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  4. Hypersensitivity
  5. Pneumonia
10+ years:
  1. Drug ineffective
  2. Pain
  3. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  4. Hair loss
  5. Abdominal discomfort
not specified:
  1. Drug ineffective
  2. Joint pain
  3. Pain
  4. Injection site pain
  5. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Psoriatic Arthropathy (inflammation of the skin and joints with kin condition which typically causes patches (plaques) of red, scaly skin to develop): 1,472 people, 8.40%
  2. Psoriasis (immune-mediated disease that affects the skin): 717 people, 4.09%
  3. Pain : 698 people, 3.98%
  4. Crohn's Disease (condition that causes inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract): 533 people, 3.04%
  5. Ankylosing Spondylitis (type of arthritis affecting the spine): 503 people, 2.87%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Enbrel (5,410 people, 30.89%)
  2. Humira (4,592 people, 26.22%)
  3. Folic Acid (3,255 people, 18.58%)
  4. Prednisone (1,826 people, 10.42%)
  5. Remicade (1,557 people, 8.89%)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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