A study for a 35 year old woman who takes Methotrexate - from FDA reports


10,224 females aged 35 (±5) who take the same drug are studied. This is a personalized study for a 35 year old female patient who has Ra. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA.

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On Jun, 13, 2018

10,224 females aged 35 (±5) who take Methotrexate are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Methotrexate for a 35-year old woman.

Information of the patient in this study:

  • Age: 35
  • Gender: female
  • Conditions: Ra
  • Drugs taken:
    • Methotrexate (methotrexate sodium)

eHealthMe real world results:

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

  • Migraine(headache): 117 (1.14% of females aged 35 (±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

As an adverse outcome could be a side effect of a drug, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, how many female Aspirin users aged 50 (±5) have nausea

Most common side effects over time

< 1 month:
  1. Anaemia (lack of blood)
  2. Thrombocytopenia (decrease of platelets in blood)
  3. Agranulocytosis (a deficiency of granulocytes in the blood, causing increased vulnerability to infection)
  4. Diarrhea
  5. Itching
1 - 6 months:
  1. Fever
  2. Abortion spontaneous (naturally occurring miscarriage)
  3. Drug ineffective
  4. Anaemia (lack of blood)
  5. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
6 - 12 months:
  1. Abortion spontaneous (naturally occurring miscarriage)
  2. Transaminases increased
  3. Cough
  4. Sarcoidosis (an inflammatory disease that affects multiple organs in the body, but mostly the lungs and lymph glands)
  5. Pneumonia
1 - 2 years:
  1. Abortion spontaneous (naturally occurring miscarriage)
  2. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  3. Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness)
  4. Drug ineffective
  5. Birth control
2 - 5 years:
  1. Abortion spontaneous (naturally occurring miscarriage)
  2. Maternal exposure during pregnancy (use of substance during pregnancy)
  3. Drug ineffective
  4. Sarcoidosis (an inflammatory disease that affects multiple organs in the body, but mostly the lungs and lymph glands)
  5. Transaminases increased
5 - 10 years:
  1. Fever
  2. Headache (pain in head)
  3. Drug ineffective
  4. Vasculitis (inflammation of a blood vessel or blood vessels)
  5. Infection
10+ years:
  1. Drug ineffective
  2. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  3. Cough
  4. Nasopharyngitis (inflammation of the nasopharynx)
  5. Kidney stones
not specified:
  1. Injection site pain
  2. Drug ineffective
  3. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  4. Joint pain
  5. Headache (pain in head)

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): 867 people, 8.48%
  2. Psoriasis (immune-mediated disease that affects the skin): 467 people, 4.57%
  3. Crohn's Disease (condition that causes inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract): 466 people, 4.56%
  4. Pain : 438 people, 4.28%
  5. Ankylosing Spondylitis (type of arthritis affecting the spine): 273 people, 2.67%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Enbrel (2,867 people, 28.04%)
  2. Humira (2,544 people, 24.88%)
  3. Folic Acid (2,109 people, 20.63%)
  4. Prednisone (1,256 people, 12.28%)
  5. Remicade (909 people, 8.89%)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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