Methotrexate and Influenza - from FDA reports
Influenza is found among people who take Methotrexate, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Enbrel, and have Pain. This review analyzes which people have Influenza 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 Nov, 30, 2017
231,270 people reported to have side effects when taking Methotrexate.
Among them, 2,188 people (0.95%) have Influenza
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Methotrexate when people have Influenza *:
- < 1 month: 16.25 %
- 1 - 6 months: 17.5 %
- 6 - 12 months: 15.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 20.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 13.75 %
- 5 - 10 years: 12.5 %
- 10+ years: 5.0 %
Gender of people who have Influenza when taking Methotrexate *:
- female: 81.43 %
- male: 18.57 %
Age of people who have Influenza when taking Methotrexate *:
- 0-1: 0.23 %
- 2-9: 1.71 %
- 10-19: 2.0 %
- 20-29: 2.34 %
- 30-39: 6.8 %
- 40-49: 18.39 %
- 50-59: 30.67 %
- 60+: 37.86 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Pain (187 people, 8.55%)
- Psoriatic Arthropathy (176 people, 8.04%)
- High Blood Pressure (174 people, 7.95%)
- Depression (82 people, 3.75%)
- Osteoporosis (74 people, 3.38%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Enbrel (721 people, 32.95%)
- Humira (610 people, 27.88%)
- Folic Acid (405 people, 18.51%)
- Prednisone (206 people, 9.41%)
- Actemra (173 people, 7.91%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Joint Pain (349 people, 15.95%)
- Pain (343 people, 15.68%)
- Nasopharyngitis (318 people, 14.53%)
- Fatigue (271 people, 12.39%)
- Fever (254 people, 11.61%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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