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Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews

Folic acid and folinic acid for reducing side effects in patients receiving methotrexate for rheumatoid arthritis

Overview of attention for article published in Cochrane database of systematic reviews, May 2013
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (97th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (94th percentile)

Mentioned by

news
3 news outlets
blogs
1 blog
policy
1 policy source
twitter
35 tweeters
facebook
5 Facebook pages
wikipedia
4 Wikipedia pages

Citations

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164 Dimensions

Readers on

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280 Mendeley
Title
Folic acid and folinic acid for reducing side effects in patients receiving methotrexate for rheumatoid arthritis
Published in
Cochrane database of systematic reviews, May 2013
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd000951.pub2
Pubmed ID
Authors

Beverley Shea, Michael V Swinden, Elizabeth Tanjong Ghogomu, Zulma Ortiz, Wanruchada Katchamart, Tamara Rader, Claire Bombardier, George A Wells, Peter Tugwell

Abstract

Methotrexate (MTX) is a disease modifying antirheumatic drug (DMARD) used as a first line agent for treating rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Pharmacologically, it is classified as an antimetabolite due to its antagonistic effect on folic acid metabolism. Many patients treated with MTX experience mucosal, gastrointestinal, hepatic or haematologic side effects. Supplementation with folic or folinic acid during treatment with MTX may ameliorate these side effects.

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 2 <1%
Netherlands 1 <1%
Canada 1 <1%
Switzerland 1 <1%
Unknown 275 98%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 49 18%
Student > Bachelor 49 18%
Student > Postgraduate 27 10%
Student > Ph. D. Student 23 8%
Researcher 19 7%
Other 52 19%
Unknown 61 22%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 113 40%
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Science 23 8%
Nursing and Health Professions 20 7%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 18 6%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 11 4%
Other 29 10%
Unknown 66 24%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 58. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 23 June 2022.
All research outputs
#609,429
of 22,498,148 outputs
Outputs from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#1,229
of 12,262 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#4,376
of 177,474 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#8
of 119 outputs
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