Methotrexate and Gallstones - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data
Gallstones is found among people who take Methotrexate, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years.
The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Methotrexate and have Gallstones. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 517,446 people who have side effects when taking Methotrexate from the FDA, and is updated regularly. You can use the study as a second opinion to make health care decisions.
Phase IV trials are used to detect adverse drug outcomes and monitor drug effectiveness in the real world. With medical big data and AI algorithms, eHealthMe is running millions of phase IV trials and makes the results available to the public. Our original studies have been referenced on 600+ medical publications including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature.
517,446 people reported to have side effects when taking Methotrexate.
Among them, 1,686 people (0.33%) have Gallstones.
What is Methotrexate?
Methotrexate has active ingredients of methotrexate sodium. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. eHealthMe is studying from 571,355 Methotrexate users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.
What is Gallstones?
Gallstones (stone formation by bile component) is found to be associated with 2,917 drugs and 2,059 conditions by eHealthMe.
Number of Methotrexate and Gallstones reports submitted per year:
Time on Methotrexate when people have Gallstones *:
Gender of people who have Gallstones when taking Methotrexate*:
Age of people who have Gallstones when taking Methotrexate *:
Common drugs people take besides Methotrexate *:
Common side effects people have besides Gallstones *:
Common conditions people have *:
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
Do you take Methotrexate and have Gallstones?Check whether Gallstones is associated with a drug or a condition
How to use the study?
You can discuss the study with your doctor, to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.
Related publications that referenced our studies
- Henien M, Carey B, Hullah E, Sproat C, Patel V, "methotrexate-associated osteonecrosis of the jaw: A report of two cases", Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology and Oral Radiology, 2017 Dec .
How severe was Gallstones and when was it recovered:
Expand to all the drugs that have ingredients of methotrexate sodium:
- Gallstones and drugs with ingredients of methotrexate sodium (1,687 reports)
Alternative drugs to, pros and cons of Methotrexate:
- Methotrexate (571,355 reports)
Common Methotrexate side effects:
- Drug ineffective: 104,668 reports
- Rheumatoid arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints): 52,705 reports
- Joint pain: 45,719 reports
- Pain: 44,785 reports
- Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 42,271 reports
- Rashes (redness): 30,738 reports
- Joint swelling: 29,058 reports
Browse all side effects of Methotrexate:a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z
Gallstones treatments and more:
- Gallstones (48,349 reports)
COVID vaccines that are related to Gallstones:
- Gallstones in Moderna COVID Vaccine
- Gallstones in Pfizer BioNTech Covid Vaccine
- Gallstones in Johnson and Johnson Covid Vaccine
Common drugs associated with Gallstones:
- Yasmin: 5,611 reports
- Yaz: 5,016 reports
- Aspirin: 2,291 reports
- Prednisone: 2,220 reports
- Metformin: 2,140 reports
- Humira: 2,012 reports
- Profen: 1,885 reports
- Ibu: 1,868 reports
- Ibuprofen: 1,865 reports
- Methotrexate: 1,686 reports
All the drugs that are associated with Gallstones:
- Gallstones (2,917 drugs)
Common conditions associated with Gallstones:
- Birth control: 3,414 reports
- High blood pressure: 3,234 reports
- Rheumatoid arthritis: 2,737 reports
- Multiple sclerosis: 2,269 reports
- Pain: 2,023 reports
All the conditions that are associated with Gallstones:
- Gallstones (2,059 conditions)
How the study uses the data?
The study uses data from the FDA. It is based on methotrexate sodium (the active ingredients of Methotrexate) and Methotrexate (the brand name). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are not considered. Dosage of drugs is not considered in the study.
Who is eHealthMe?
With medical big data and proven AI algorithms, eHealthMe provides a platform for everyone to run phase IV clinical trials. We study millions of patients and 5,000 more each day. Results of our real-world drug study have been referenced on 600+ medical publications, including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature. Our analysis results are available to researchers, health care professionals, patients (testimonials), and software developers (open API).
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