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 Rheumatoid arthritis. We study 4,361 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 212,678 Rheumatoid arthritis patients)


Diarrhea has been reported by people with fever, rashes, drug ineffective, weakness, intestinal obstruction (latest reports from 135,189 Diarrhea patients).

On Jul, 28, 2016

4,361 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: 82.41 %
  • male: 17.59 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.03 %
  • 2-9: 0.06 %
  • 10-19: 0.22 %
  • 20-29: 2.47 %
  • 30-39: 5.4 %
  • 40-49: 12.83 %
  • 50-59: 27.22 %
  • 60+: 51.73 %

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 *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (4,365 people)
  • Hypertension (272 people)
  • Pain (181 people)
  • Osteoporosis (177 people)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (115 people)
  • Prophylaxis (97 people)
  • Blood Cholesterol Increased (82 people)
  • Diabetes Mellitus (81 people)
  • Vitamin Supplementation (78 people)
  • Hypothyroidism (71 people)

Most common drugs for these people *:

  • Enbrel (1,413 people)
  • Humira (1,325 people)
  • Methotrexate (1,304 people)
  • Folic Acid (640 people)
  • Arava (524 people)
  • Prednisone (497 people)
  • Remicade (418 people)
  • Prednisolone (383 people)
  • Omeprazole (224 people)
  • Fosamax (211 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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