Would you have Brittle Nails when you have Rheumatoid Arthritis?


Brittle nails is found among people with Rheumatoid arthritis, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, take medication Enbrel and have Psoriasis. We study 15 people who have Brittle nails and Rheumatoid arthritis from FDA and social media. Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.

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Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints) can be treated by Methotrexate, Methotrexate sodium, Enbrel, Prednisone, Humira (latest reports from 447,233 Rheumatoid arthritis patients)

Brittle Nails

Brittle nails has been reported by people with breast cancer, high blood pressure, breast cancer metastatic, preventive health care, pain (latest reports from 826 Brittle nails patients).

On Oct, 18, 2016

15 people who have Rheumatoid Arthritis and Brittle Nails are studied.

Number of reports submitted per year:

Would you have Brittle nails when you have Rheumatoid arthritis?

Gender of people who have Rheumatoid Arthritis and experience Brittle Nails *:

  • female: 85.71 %
  • male: 14.29 %

Age of people who have Rheumatoid Arthritis and experience Brittle Nails *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 7.14 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 14.29 %
  • 60+: 78.57 %

Severity of Brittle Nails *:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 33.33 %
  • severe: 33.33 %
  • most severe: 33.33 %

Top co-existing conditions for these people *:

  • Psoriasis (2 people, 13.33%)
  • Osteoporosis (1 person, 6.67%)
  • Osteoarthritis (1 person, 6.67%)
  • Necrobiosis (1 person, 6.67%)
  • Hypertension (1 person, 6.67%)

Most common drugs for these people *:

  • Humira (5 people, 33.33%)
  • Enbrel (5 people, 33.33%)
  • Methotrexate (4 people, 26.67%)
  • Plaquenil (2 people, 13.33%)
  • Nexium (1 person, 6.67%)

Top symptoms for these people *:

  • Nail Discolouration (5 people, 33.33%)
  • Erythema (4 people, 26.67%)
  • Pain In Extremity (2 people, 13.33%)
  • Nasopharyngitis (2 people, 13.33%)
  • Cough (2 people, 13.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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