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Review: could Ra cause Als?

We study 199,974 people who have Ra from FDA and social media. Among them, 79 have Als (Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis). Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.

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Ra

Ra (latest reports from 321,298 patients) is typically treated by Methotrexate, Methotrexate Sodium, Enbrel, Humira, Prednisone, Plaquenil.

Als

Als (als is the death of both upper and lower motor neurons in the motor cortex of the brain, the brain stem, and the spinal cord) (latest reports from 5,421 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, rheumatoid arthritis, hyperlipidaemia, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis.

On Jul, 19, 2014: 199,952 people who have ra are studied. Among them, 79 (0.04%) have Als. They amount to 1.46% of all the 5,421 people who have Als on eHealthMe.

Trend of Als in ra reports

Gender of people who have ra and experienced Als * :

FemaleMale
Als60.32%39.68%

Age of people who have ra and experienced Als * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Als0.00%0.00%0.00%1.22%4.88%8.54%13.41%73.17%

Severity of the symptom * :

n/a

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Vitamin supplementation (19 people, 24.05%)
  2. Hypercholesterolaemia (11 people, 13.92%)
  3. Hypertension (8 people, 10.13%)
  4. Abdominal pain upper (8 people, 10.13%)
  5. Osteoporosis (4 people, 5.06%)
  6. Pain in extremity (3 people, 3.80%)
  7. Pain (3 people, 3.80%)
  8. Abdominal discomfort (3 people, 3.80%)
  9. Diabetes mellitus (3 people, 3.80%)
  10. Back pain (2 people, 2.53%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Methotrexate (79 people, 100.00%)
  2. Remicade (57 people, 72.15%)
  3. Humira (42 people, 53.16%)
  4. Medrol (27 people, 34.18%)
  5. Alendronate sodium (25 people, 31.65%)
  6. Folic acid (24 people, 30.38%)
  7. Enbrel (21 people, 26.58%)
  8. Mobic (13 people, 16.46%)
  9. Prednisolone (12 people, 15.19%)
  10. Omeprazole (11 people, 13.92%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (2 weeks ago):

  • In spite of treatments I sleep over 10+ hours a day and I am exhausted always!
    I work-7+ hours a day-which is hard to do-come home sleep, make dinner, force a mile walk, sometimes a swim and fall back to sleep!- I am un-wake able!
    Help!!!

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  • From this study (2 weeks ago):

  • In spite of treatments I sleep over 10+ hours a day and I am exhausted always!
    I work-7+ hours a day-which is hard to do-come home sleep, make dinner, force a mile walk, sometimes a swim and fall back to sleep!- I am un-wake able!

    Reply

  • From this study (2 weeks ago):

  • treating with saline opthalmic solution Muro 128

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