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 Humira, and have Psoriatic arthropathy. This review analyzes which people have Diarrhoea 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.



On May, 23, 2018

231,270 people reported to have side effects when taking Methotrexate.
Among them, 6,804 people (2.94%) have Diarrhoea


Number of reports submitted per year:

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Time on Methotrexate when people have Diarrhoea *:

  • < 1 month: 39.57 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 17.41 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 7.91 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 8.78 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 13.09 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 8.92 %
  • 10+ years: 4.32 %

Gender of people who have Diarrhoea when taking Methotrexate *:

  • female: 73.36 %
  • male: 26.64 %

Age of people who have Diarrhoea when taking Methotrexate *:

  • 0-1: 1.16 %
  • 2-9: 4.22 %
  • 10-19: 6.16 %
  • 20-29: 3.9 %
  • 30-39: 6.8 %
  • 40-49: 13.77 %
  • 50-59: 26.4 %
  • 60+: 37.59 %

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): 527 people, 7.75%
  2. High Blood Pressure: 417 people, 6.13%
  3. Pain: 409 people, 6.01%
  4. Crohn's Disease (condition that causes inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract): 376 people, 5.53%
  5. Psoriasis (immune-mediated disease that affects the skin): 297 people, 4.37%
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Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Humira: 1,470 people, 21.60%
  2. Enbrel: 1,298 people, 19.08%
  3. Folic Acid: 1,144 people, 16.81%
  4. Prednisone: 771 people, 11.33%
  5. Plaquenil: 560 people, 8.23%
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Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 1,891 people, 27.79%
  2. Nausea And Vomiting: 1,750 people, 25.72%
  3. Fever: 1,045 people, 15.36%
  4. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 1,009 people, 14.83%
  5. Abdominal Pain: 996 people, 14.64%
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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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