Would you have Constipation when you have Rheumatoid Arthritis?

Summary

Constipation is found among people with Rheumatoid arthritis, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, take medication Enbrel and have Pain. We study 1,602 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 430,783 Rheumatoid arthritis patients)

Constipation

Constipation has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, fever, pain, drug ineffective, weakness (latest reports from 130,437 Constipation patients).

On Sep, 16, 2016

1,602 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: 80.49 %
  • male: 19.51 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.08 %
  • 10-19: 0.4 %
  • 20-29: 0.79 %
  • 30-39: 4.6 %
  • 40-49: 11.66 %
  • 50-59: 25.93 %
  • 60+: 56.54 %

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 *:

  • Pain (137 people, 8.55%)
  • Osteoporosis (136 people, 8.49%)
  • Hypertension (134 people, 8.36%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (60 people, 3.75%)
  • Depression (53 people, 3.31%)

Most common drugs for these people *:

  • Enbrel (487 people, 30.40%)
  • Humira (461 people, 28.78%)
  • Methotrexate (446 people, 27.84%)
  • Folic Acid (206 people, 12.86%)
  • Prednisone (162 people, 10.11%)

Top symptoms for these people *:

  • Diarrhoea (310 people, 19.35%)
  • Nausea (273 people, 17.04%)
  • Arthralgia (232 people, 14.48%)
  • Fatigue (231 people, 14.42%)
  • Pain (185 people, 11.55%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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