Would you have Pneumonia when you have Rheumatoid Arthritis?


Pneumonia is found among people with Rheumatoid arthritis, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, take medication Methotrexate and have Rheumatoid arthritis. We study 9,983 people who have Pneumonia 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)


Pneumonia has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, hypotension, rashes, thrombocytopenia, diarrhea (latest reports from 118,136 Pneumonia patients).

On Aug, 22, 2016

9,983 people who have Rheumatoid Arthritis and Pneumonia are studied.

Number of reports submitted per year:

Would you have Pneumonia when you have Rheumatoid arthritis?

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

  • female: 73.13 %
  • male: 26.87 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.08 %
  • 10-19: 0.18 %
  • 20-29: 0.85 %
  • 30-39: 2.94 %
  • 40-49: 9.07 %
  • 50-59: 23.58 %
  • 60+: 63.27 %

Severity if Rheumatoid Arthritis and experience Pneumonia *:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 66.67 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 33.33 %

Top co-existing conditions for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (9,984 people)
  • Hypertension (686 people)
  • Osteoporosis (406 people)
  • Pain (384 people)
  • Prophylaxis (350 people)
  • Depression (190 people)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (176 people)
  • Insomnia (173 people)
  • Diabetes Mellitus (171 people)
  • Vitamin Supplementation (169 people)

Most common drugs for these people *:

  • Methotrexate (3,555 people)
  • Humira (2,801 people)
  • Enbrel (2,693 people)
  • Folic Acid (1,682 people)
  • Remicade (1,418 people)
  • Prednisolone (1,336 people)
  • Prednisone (1,229 people)
  • Omeprazole (575 people)
  • Arava (482 people)
  • Rheumatrex (432 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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