Methotrexate and Lymphoma - from FDA reports
Lymphoma is found among people who take Methotrexate, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Remicade, and have Psoriatic arthropathy. This review analyzes which people have Lymphoma 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, 25, 2017
231,270 people reported to have side effects when taking Methotrexate.
Among them, 932 people (0.4%) have Lymphoma
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Methotrexate when people have Lymphoma *:
- < 1 month: 15.27 %
- 1 - 6 months: 16.03 %
- 6 - 12 months: 3.05 %
- 1 - 2 years: 9.16 %
- 2 - 5 years: 26.72 %
- 5 - 10 years: 21.37 %
- 10+ years: 8.4 %
Gender of people who have Lymphoma when taking Methotrexate *:
- female: 66.51 %
- male: 33.49 %
Age of people who have Lymphoma when taking Methotrexate *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 1.07 %
- 10-19: 2.59 %
- 20-29: 3.04 %
- 30-39: 4.72 %
- 40-49: 8.37 %
- 50-59: 20.7 %
- 60+: 59.51 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Psoriatic Arthropathy (47 people, 5.04%)
- High Blood Pressure (36 people, 3.86%)
- Preventive Health Care (27 people, 2.90%)
- Pain (27 people, 2.90%)
- Osteoporosis (25 people, 2.68%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Remicade (287 people, 30.79%)
- Enbrel (203 people, 21.78%)
- Folic Acid (175 people, 18.78%)
- Humira (139 people, 14.91%)
- Prednisone (132 people, 14.16%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Lymph Follicular Hypertrophy (76 people, 8.15%)
- Fever (56 people, 6.01%)
- Drug Ineffective (39 people, 4.18%)
- Pneumonia (38 people, 4.08%)
- Pancytopenia (38 people, 4.08%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Questions to the study
Hi, I started on methotrexate approx 2mths ago to help with my rheumatoid condition Ankylosing Spondylitis. I also take Sulphasalazine and pre gabalin and have done since diagnosis 2.5yrs ago. Since starting in the methotrexate I have started to suffer with some unpleasant symptoms around ...
I started a low dose (10 mg) of methotrexate for rheumatoid arthritis last week and noticed this week, after taking my second does, that my face is breaking out. Does anyone have any similar experiences? I also take 5 mg of folic acid daily. Thanks for any help you can offer up.
Not sure what where to go with this. I have fibromyalgia and relapsing polchondritus also a disability from va.. I have my flares mostly under control. As well as what to do when they become apparent. After many years on pharmaceuticals I went a different direction. With medical marijauna. ...
Hi there, My names Adele I am 41 and have RA. I had my Gall Bladder removed in March of this year due to stones and constant infections. 2 years ago I stopped taking MTX subcutaneous and unfortunately my RA has progressed to a point I have (today) re-started these. I have headache, nausea and ...
Several years ago in 2013 I was"diagnosed" with RA. I went through every medication including, humira, embral, to now IV fusions of remicade which has been almost a year. I am not feeling any better and body aches and joint pains getting worse. I started researching my symptoms and lyme kept ...
User reviews to the study
It's been years since I've taken Methotrexate and when I was taking it years ago I had the numbness in my feet. Years later, it has returned and they're not sure what is the reason for my neuropathy. This time it's also in my hands. I took it for arthritis but now the military and the VA are ...
Hi everyone. I've been on methotrexate for about 10 years for psoriatic arthritis. My friends and family think it's funny how I'm always sweaty and hot when everyone else is comfortable or even cold. I, however, do not find it so funny that while sitting at a restaurant I start literally ...
Hi there, I have advanced RH, no medications for over past 12 years. Had an extreme flare up a few months back so went to rheumatologist who has prescribed 10 mg methotrexate, weekly and daily palquil, 5mg prednisone and 2x weekly folic acid. I have been on them nearly 3 months now. This ...