Would you have Diarrhea when you have Rheumatoid Arthritis?


Diarrhea is found among people with Rheumatoid arthritis, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, take medication Enbrel and have Hypertension. We study 9,154 people who have Diarrhea 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)


Diarrhea has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, fever, rashes, drug ineffective, weakness (latest reports from 253,439 Diarrhea patients).

On Sep, 17, 2016

9,154 people who have Rheumatoid Arthritis and Diarrhea are studied.

Number of reports submitted per year:

Would you have Diarrhea when you have Rheumatoid arthritis?

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

  • female: 83.05 %
  • male: 16.95 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.04 %
  • 2-9: 0.11 %
  • 10-19: 0.43 %
  • 20-29: 2.17 %
  • 30-39: 5.13 %
  • 40-49: 13.69 %
  • 50-59: 29.38 %
  • 60+: 49.04 %

Severity if Rheumatoid Arthritis and experience Diarrhea *:

  • least: 2.94 %
  • moderate: 47.06 %
  • severe: 41.18 %
  • most severe: 8.82 %

Top co-existing conditions for these people *:

  • Hypertension (603 people, 6.59%)
  • Pain (459 people, 5.01%)
  • Osteoporosis (249 people, 2.72%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (241 people, 2.63%)
  • Depression (206 people, 2.25%)

Most common drugs for these people *:

  • Enbrel (3,214 people, 35.11%)
  • Humira (2,563 people, 28.00%)
  • Methotrexate (2,424 people, 26.48%)
  • Folic Acid (906 people, 9.90%)
  • Prednisone (793 people, 8.66%)

Top symptoms for these people *:

  • Vomiting (2,197 people, 24.00%)
  • Nausea (2,048 people, 22.37%)
  • Pyrexia (1,099 people, 12.01%)
  • Headache (1,068 people, 11.67%)
  • Fatigue (1,067 people, 11.66%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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