Methotrexate and Pml - from FDA reports


Summary

Pml is found among people who take Methotrexate, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Prednisone, and have Tonsil cancer. This review analyzes which people have Pml 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 Oct, 22, 2017

231,270 people reported to have side effects when taking Methotrexate.
Among them, 342 people (0.15%) have Pml


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Methotrexate cause Pml?

Time on Methotrexate when people have Pml *:

  • < 1 month: 9.43 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 22.64 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 18.87 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 1.89 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 13.21 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 30.19 %
  • 10+ years: 3.77 %

Gender of people who have Pml when taking Methotrexate *:

  • female: 65.87 %
  • male: 34.13 %

Age of people who have Pml when taking Methotrexate *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.67 %
  • 10-19: 6.71 %
  • 20-29: 2.35 %
  • 30-39: 6.38 %
  • 40-49: 18.12 %
  • 50-59: 21.81 %
  • 60+: 43.96 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Tonsil Cancer (22 people, 6.43%)
  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (21 people, 6.14%)
  • Polymyositis (15 people, 4.39%)
  • Dermatomyositis (15 people, 4.39%)
  • Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (all) (14 people, 4.09%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Prednisone (62 people, 18.13%)
  • Folic Acid (53 people, 15.50%)
  • Cyclophosphamide (50 people, 14.62%)
  • Rituxan (43 people, 12.57%)
  • Prednisolone (42 people, 12.28%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Jc Virus Infection (39 people, 11.40%)
  • Speech Impairment (adult) (32 people, 9.36%)
  • Pneumonia (23 people, 6.73%)
  • Weakness (19 people, 5.56%)
  • Drug Ineffective (18 people, 5.26%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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