Polymyalgia rheumatica and Gerd - from FDA reports


Gerd is found among people with Polymyalgia rheumatica, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, take medication Fosamax and have Osteopenia. This review analyzes which people have Gerd with Polymyalgia rheumatica. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 16 people who have Polymyalgia rheumatica from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Sep, 23, 2017

16 people who have Polymyalgia Rheumatica and Gerd are studied.

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Gender of people who have Polymyalgia Rheumatica and experience Gerd *:

  • female: 81.25 %
  • male: 18.75 %

Age of people who have Polymyalgia Rheumatica and experience Gerd *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 27.27 %
  • 60+: 72.73 %

Top co-existing conditions for these people *:

  • Osteoporosis (4 people, 25.00%)
  • Osteopenia (4 people, 25.00%)
  • Anticoagulant Therapy (3 people, 18.75%)
  • High Blood Pressure (2 people, 12.50%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (2 people, 12.50%)

Most common drugs for these people *:

  • Reclast (5 people, 31.25%)
  • Fosamax (5 people, 31.25%)
  • Prednisone (4 people, 25.00%)
  • Pantoprazole (4 people, 25.00%)
  • Alendronate Sodium (3 people, 18.75%)

Top symptoms for these people *:

  • Pain (8 people, 50.00%)
  • Depression (6 people, 37.50%)
  • Urinary Tract Infection (5 people, 31.25%)
  • Insomnia (5 people, 31.25%)
  • Fall (5 people, 31.25%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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