Would you have Myalgia when you have Rheumatoid Arthritis?


Myalgia is found among people with Rheumatoid arthritis, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, take medication Enbrel and have Rheumatoid arthritis. We study 1,837 people who have Myalgia 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 267,306 Rheumatoid arthritis patients)


Myalgia (muscle pain) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, malaise, drug ineffective, joint pain, chest pain (latest reports from 79,615 Myalgia patients).

On Aug, 23, 2016

1,837 people who have Rheumatoid Arthritis and Myalgia are studied.

Number of reports submitted per year:

Would you have Myalgia when you have Rheumatoid arthritis?

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

  • female: 80.84 %
  • male: 19.16 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.14 %
  • 10-19: 0.42 %
  • 20-29: 2.26 %
  • 30-39: 9.89 %
  • 40-49: 15.9 %
  • 50-59: 31.38 %
  • 60+: 40.0 %

Severity if Rheumatoid Arthritis and experience Myalgia *:

  • least: 16.67 %
  • moderate: 33.33 %
  • severe: 50.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top co-existing conditions for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (1,843 people)
  • Hypertension (103 people)
  • Pain (91 people)
  • Blood Cholesterol Increased (63 people)
  • Osteoporosis (62 people)
  • Prophylaxis (57 people)
  • Vitamin Supplementation (49 people)
  • Fibromyalgia (47 people)
  • Depression (40 people)
  • Hypothyroidism (33 people)

Most common drugs for these people *:

  • Enbrel (770 people)
  • Humira (536 people)
  • Methotrexate (498 people)
  • Folic Acid (262 people)
  • Prednisone (227 people)
  • Remicade (166 people)
  • Prednisolone (92 people)
  • Plaquenil (91 people)
  • Arava (85 people)
  • Omeprazole (78 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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