Would you have Constipation when you have Rheumatoid Arthritis?


Constipation is found among people with Rheumatoid arthritis, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, take medication Methotrexate and have Rheumatoid arthritis. We study 1,116 people who have Constipation 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 302,926 Rheumatoid arthritis patients)


Constipation has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, fever, weakness, diarrhea, pneumonia (latest reports from 95,174 Constipation patients).

On Aug, 28, 2016

1,116 people who have Rheumatoid Arthritis and Constipation are studied.

Number of reports submitted per year:

Would you have Constipation when you have Rheumatoid arthritis?

Gender of people who have Rheumatoid Arthritis and experience Constipation *:

  • female: 79.98 %
  • male: 20.02 %

Age of people who have Rheumatoid Arthritis and experience Constipation *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.46 %
  • 20-29: 0.81 %
  • 30-39: 4.98 %
  • 40-49: 12.17 %
  • 50-59: 25.14 %
  • 60+: 56.43 %

Severity if Rheumatoid Arthritis and experience Constipation *:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 68.75 %
  • severe: 31.25 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top co-existing conditions for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (1,135 people)
  • Osteoporosis (124 people)
  • Hypertension (100 people)
  • Pain (87 people)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (43 people)
  • Depression (39 people)
  • Vitamin Supplementation (38 people)
  • Anxiety (38 people)
  • Prophylaxis (36 people)
  • Fibromyalgia (27 people)

Most common drugs for these people *:

  • Methotrexate (338 people)
  • Enbrel (333 people)
  • Humira (331 people)
  • Folic Acid (204 people)
  • Prednisone (158 people)
  • Fosamax (97 people)
  • Remicade (90 people)
  • Celebrex (72 people)
  • Omeprazole (69 people)
  • Prednisolone (65 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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