Would you have Osteitis when you have Rheumatoid Arthritis?


Osteitis is found among people with Rheumatoid arthritis, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, take medication Methotrexate and have Hypertension. We study 188 people who have Osteitis 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 447,233 Rheumatoid arthritis patients)


Osteitis (a general term for inflammation of bone) has been reported by people with metastases to bone, osteoporosis, multiple myeloma, rheumatoid arthritis, breast cancer (latest reports from 3,107 Osteitis patients).

On Sep, 29, 2016

188 people who have Rheumatoid Arthritis and Osteitis are studied.

Number of reports submitted per year:

Would you have Osteitis when you have Rheumatoid arthritis?

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

  • female: 82.87 %
  • male: 17.13 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 1.42 %
  • 30-39: 0.71 %
  • 40-49: 17.02 %
  • 50-59: 26.95 %
  • 60+: 53.9 %

Top co-existing conditions for these people *:

  • Hypertension (22 people, 11.70%)
  • Osteoporosis (17 people, 9.04%)
  • Pain (9 people, 4.79%)
  • Diabetes Mellitus (9 people, 4.79%)
  • Depression (5 people, 2.66%)

Most common drugs for these people *:

  • Methotrexate (72 people, 38.30%)
  • Humira (46 people, 24.47%)
  • Enbrel (43 people, 22.87%)
  • Folic Acid (25 people, 13.30%)
  • Cortancyl (20 people, 10.64%)

Top symptoms for these people *:

  • Pain (24 people, 12.77%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (21 people, 11.17%)
  • Paraesthesia (14 people, 7.45%)
  • Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (14 people, 7.45%)
  • Osteomyelitis (14 people, 7.45%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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