Methotrexate and Lymphoma - from FDA reports


Summary

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:

Could Methotrexate cause Lymphoma?

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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