Methotrexate and Diarrhoea - from FDA reports


Diarrhoea 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 Enbrel, and have Psoriatic arthropathy. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 289,603 people who have side effects when taking Methotrexate from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Sep, 10, 2018

289,603 people reported to have side effects when taking Methotrexate.
Among them, 9,529 people (3.29%) have Diarrhoea


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Methotrexate cause Diarrhoea?

Time on Methotrexate when people have Diarrhoea *:

Gender of people who have Diarrhoea when taking Methotrexate *:

  • female: 74.42 %
  • male: 25.58 %

Age of people who have Diarrhoea when taking Methotrexate *:

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): 731 people, 7.67%
  2. Pain: 524 people, 5.50%
  3. High Blood Pressure: 500 people, 5.25%
  4. Crohn's Disease (condition that causes inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract): 464 people, 4.87%
  5. Psoriasis (immune-mediated disease that affects the skin): 426 people, 4.47%

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Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Enbrel: 2,159 people, 22.66%
  2. Humira: 1,937 people, 20.33%
  3. Folic Acid: 1,338 people, 14.04%
  4. Prednisone: 1,010 people, 10.60%
  5. Arava: 861 people, 9.04%

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Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 2,559 people, 26.85%
  2. Nausea And Vomiting: 2,115 people, 22.20%
  3. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 1,399 people, 14.68%
  4. Fever: 1,373 people, 14.41%
  5. Drug Ineffective: 1,273 people, 13.36%

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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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