Methotrexate sodium and Peripheral swelling - from FDA reports
Peripheral swelling is found among people who take Methotrexate sodium, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Enbrel, and have Pain. This review analyzes which people have Peripheral swelling with Methotrexate sodium. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 16,979 people who have side effects when taking Methotrexate sodium from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Dec, 15, 2017
16,979 people reported to have side effects when taking Methotrexate sodium.
Among them, 386 people (2.27%) have Peripheral swelling
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Methotrexate sodium when people have Peripheral swelling *:
- < 1 month: 7.14 %
- 1 - 6 months: 3.57 %
- 6 - 12 months: 25.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 10.71 %
- 2 - 5 years: 21.43 %
- 5 - 10 years: 28.57 %
- 10+ years: 3.57 %
Gender of people who have Peripheral swelling when taking Methotrexate sodium *:
- female: 81.05 %
- male: 18.95 %
Age of people who have Peripheral swelling when taking Methotrexate sodium *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 2.1 %
- 20-29: 0.6 %
- 30-39: 3.9 %
- 40-49: 15.92 %
- 50-59: 31.83 %
- 60+: 45.65 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Pain (33 people, 8.55%)
- Swelling (7 people, 1.81%)
- Psoriatic Arthropathy (6 people, 1.55%)
- Analgesic Therapy (6 people, 1.55%)
- Osteoporosis (5 people, 1.30%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Enbrel (252 people, 65.28%)
- Xeljanz (164 people, 42.49%)
- Plaquenil (126 people, 32.64%)
- Humira (118 people, 30.57%)
- Arava (112 people, 29.02%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Drug Ineffective (212 people, 54.92%)
- Joint Swelling (161 people, 41.71%)
- Pain In Extremity (149 people, 38.60%)
- Joint Pain (145 people, 37.56%)
- Pain (117 people, 30.31%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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