Methotrexate and Diarrhoea (expanded source)


Summary

Diarrhoea is found among people who take Methotrexate, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Humira, and have Psoriatic arthropathy. This review analyzes which people have Diarrhoea with Methotrexate. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 234,097 people who have side effects when taking Methotrexate from FDA and eHealthme, and is updated regularly.

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On Jan, 12, 2018

234,097 people reported to have side effects when taking Methotrexate.
Among them, 6,841 people (2.92%) have Diarrhoea


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Methotrexate cause Diarrhoea?

Time on Methotrexate when people have Diarrhoea *:

  • < 1 month: 39.25 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 18.17 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 8.18 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 8.74 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 12.48 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 8.46 %
  • 10+ years: 4.58 %

Gender of people who have Diarrhoea when taking Methotrexate *:

  • female: 73.4 %
  • male: 26.6 %

Age of people who have Diarrhoea when taking Methotrexate *:

  • 0-1: 1.16 %
  • 2-9: 4.19 %
  • 10-19: 6.17 %
  • 20-29: 3.89 %
  • 30-39: 6.83 %
  • 40-49: 13.87 %
  • 50-59: 26.45 %
  • 60+: 37.45 %

Severity of Diarrhoea *:

  • least: 14.29 %
  • moderate: 53.57 %
  • severe: 21.43 %
  • most severe: 10.71 %

How people recovered from Diarrhoea *:

  • while on drug: 15 %
  • after off the drug: 15 %
  • not yet: 70 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Psoriatic Arthropathy (527 people, 7.70%)
  • High Blood Pressure (420 people, 6.14%)
  • Pain (411 people, 6.01%)
  • Crohn's Disease (377 people, 5.51%)
  • Preventive Health Care (281 people, 4.11%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Humira (1,473 people, 21.53%)
  • Enbrel (1,300 people, 19.00%)
  • Folic Acid (1,155 people, 16.88%)
  • Prednisone (774 people, 11.31%)
  • Plaquenil (563 people, 8.23%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (1,897 people, 27.73%)
  • Nausea And Vomiting (1,753 people, 25.62%)
  • Fever (1,048 people, 15.32%)
  • Fatigue (1,014 people, 14.82%)
  • Abdominal Pain (1,001 people, 14.63%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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