Methotrexate and Abdominal pain - from FDA reports
Abdominal pain 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 Humira, and have Crohn's disease. This review analyzes which people have Abdominal pain 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 Dec, 22, 2017
231,270 people reported to have side effects when taking Methotrexate.
Among them, 4,105 people (1.77%) have Abdominal pain
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Methotrexate when people have Abdominal pain *:
- < 1 month: 35.48 %
- 1 - 6 months: 15.38 %
- 6 - 12 months: 9.68 %
- 1 - 2 years: 11.91 %
- 2 - 5 years: 14.14 %
- 5 - 10 years: 8.68 %
- 10+ years: 4.71 %
Gender of people who have Abdominal pain when taking Methotrexate *:
- female: 72.33 %
- male: 27.67 %
Age of people who have Abdominal pain when taking Methotrexate *:
- 0-1: 0.23 %
- 2-9: 5.63 %
- 10-19: 11.84 %
- 20-29: 5.95 %
- 30-39: 7.06 %
- 40-49: 13.53 %
- 50-59: 22.69 %
- 60+: 33.07 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Crohn's Disease (371 people, 9.04%)
- Pain (232 people, 5.65%)
- High Blood Pressure (204 people, 4.97%)
- Psoriatic Arthropathy (200 people, 4.87%)
- Preventive Health Care (147 people, 3.58%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Humira (934 people, 22.75%)
- Folic Acid (863 people, 21.02%)
- Enbrel (691 people, 16.83%)
- Prednisone (645 people, 15.71%)
- Remicade (390 people, 9.50%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Diarrhea (998 people, 24.31%)
- Nausea (972 people, 23.68%)
- Nausea And Vomiting (780 people, 19.00%)
- Fever (624 people, 15.20%)
- Fatigue (496 people, 12.08%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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