Ra and Als - from FDA reports


Als is found among people with Ra, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, take medication Methotrexate and have Vitamin supplementation. This review analyzes which people have Als with Ra. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 108 people who have Ra from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 10, 2017

108 people who have Ra and Als are studied.

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Gender of people who have Ra and experience Als *:

  • female: 64.49 %
  • male: 35.51 %

Age of people who have Ra and experience Als *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 1.45 %
  • 30-39: 5.8 %
  • 40-49: 5.8 %
  • 50-59: 15.94 %
  • 60+: 71.01 %

Top co-existing conditions for these people *:

  • Vitamin Supplementation (7 people, 6.48%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (5 people, 4.63%)
  • High Blood Pressure (2 people, 1.85%)
  • Back Pain (2 people, 1.85%)
  • Abdominal Pain Upper (2 people, 1.85%)

Most common drugs for these people *:

  • Methotrexate (58 people, 53.70%)
  • Remicade (34 people, 31.48%)
  • Enbrel (30 people, 27.78%)
  • Humira (27 people, 25.00%)
  • Folic Acid (12 people, 11.11%)

Top symptoms for these people *:

  • Weight Decreased (16 people, 14.81%)
  • Weakness (7 people, 6.48%)
  • Swallowing Difficulty (6 people, 5.56%)
  • Motor Neurone Disease (5 people, 4.63%)
  • High Blood Pressure (5 people, 4.63%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Do you have Als and Ra?


Ra (rheumatoid arthritis) can be treated by Methotrexate, Enbrel, Methotrexate sodium, Prednisone, Humira (latest reports from 481,004 Ra patients)


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) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, hyperlipidaemia, high blood pressure (latest reports from 1,930 Als patients).

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