Methotrexate and Coughing - from FDA reports
Coughing is found among people who take Methotrexate, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Enbrel, and have Psoriatic arthropathy. This review analyzes which people have Coughing 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 Jan, 20, 2018
231,270 people reported to have side effects when taking Methotrexate.
Among them, 5,932 people (2.56%) have Coughing
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Methotrexate when people have Coughing *:
- < 1 month: 17.11 %
- 1 - 6 months: 22.19 %
- 6 - 12 months: 12.57 %
- 1 - 2 years: 11.23 %
- 2 - 5 years: 12.83 %
- 5 - 10 years: 14.71 %
- 10+ years: 9.36 %
Gender of people who have Coughing when taking Methotrexate *:
- female: 76.63 %
- male: 23.37 %
Age of people who have Coughing when taking Methotrexate *:
- 0-1: 0.12 %
- 2-9: 2.72 %
- 10-19: 3.11 %
- 20-29: 2.82 %
- 30-39: 6.16 %
- 40-49: 13.3 %
- 50-59: 28.78 %
- 60+: 42.99 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Psoriatic Arthropathy (441 people, 7.43%)
- High Blood Pressure (390 people, 6.57%)
- Pain (320 people, 5.39%)
- Vitamin Supplementation (217 people, 3.66%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (188 people, 3.17%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Enbrel (1,868 people, 31.49%)
- Humira (1,717 people, 28.94%)
- Folic Acid (1,364 people, 22.99%)
- Prednisone (824 people, 13.89%)
- Remicade (447 people, 7.54%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Fever (1,301 people, 21.93%)
- Breathing Difficulty (1,030 people, 17.36%)
- Nasopharyngitis (859 people, 14.48%)
- Fatigue (825 people, 13.91%)
- Joint Pain (764 people, 12.88%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Related publications that referenced our studies
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My name is Dave and I have been taking Methrotraxate for about 10 years In the last few days I have been diagnosed with an enlarged heart. I am due to see a cardiologist on Wednesday M6 question-if the drug has caused mt enlarged heart- if I stop taking it for a few months will my heart ...
I have been recently given a diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis. I had an atypical presentation with muscle pains in my thighs and later on wrist swelling. No joint pains or stiffness. Probably very early still. I am taking low dose steroids and MTX. The muscle pains improved but I developed ...
I have psoriatic arthritis and take methotrexate and plaquenil. I am doing well on these meds except for pain on the upper left side and around the back. The only relief is when I lay down. The pain is usually in the afternoon or when standing.
I HAVE RA FOR 6 YEARS STARTED COUGHING 2MONTHS AGO WENT MY PULMONARY DOCTOR. TOOK OUT PLEURAL FLUID TWICE IN 2 MONTHS. I HAVE BEEN TAKING METH0TREXATE. 25 MG 1 AWEEK FOR 6 YEARS. COULD THIS CAUSE PLEURAL FLUID AROUND LUNG; THANKS AGAIN JOHN SCALA
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hello, i am from India, its been 2 years now for my diagnosis with FM. i have been taking aaurvedic and homeopathic treatments along with all self help programs. and i can say that i have overcome with few issues with this. but my newly discover problem is coughing and runny nose.
Hello! I'm on a large dose of Verapamil, and have been in it for over 30 years. I developed a cough many years ago, but can't find anything else as effective in controlling both high blood pressure, and a heart arrhythmia. The cough is quite bad at times. Does anyone else have this problem?
Hi my names Tracy I’ve been taking methotrexate for about 1year stopped part way through year,as really don’t like taking the drug but been back in it for last few months and been having heart palpitations been to doc and they don’t seem worried about it,but I am!