Rheumatoid arthritis and Pneumonia - from FDA reports


Pneumonia is found among people with Rheumatoid arthritis, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, take medication Methotrexate and have High blood pressure. This review analyzes which people have Pneumonia with Rheumatoid arthritis. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 15,059 people who have Rheumatoid arthritis from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 05, 2017

15,059 people who have Rheumatoid Arthritis and Pneumonia are studied.

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

  • female: 74.44 %
  • male: 25.56 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.07 %
  • 10-19: 0.18 %
  • 20-29: 0.85 %
  • 30-39: 3.25 %
  • 40-49: 8.9 %
  • 50-59: 23.67 %
  • 60+: 63.06 %

Top co-existing conditions for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (1,016 people, 6.75%)
  • Pain (633 people, 4.20%)
  • Osteoporosis (487 people, 3.23%)
  • Preventive Health Care (438 people, 2.91%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (322 people, 2.14%)

Most common drugs for these people *:

  • Methotrexate (4,628 people, 30.73%)
  • Enbrel (4,185 people, 27.79%)
  • Humira (3,889 people, 25.83%)
  • Folic Acid (1,732 people, 11.50%)
  • Remicade (1,583 people, 10.51%)

Top symptoms for these people *:

  • Breathing Difficulty (1,083 people, 7.19%)
  • Fever (1,000 people, 6.64%)
  • Joint Pain (970 people, 6.44%)
  • Bronchitis (925 people, 6.14%)
  • Cough (835 people, 5.54%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Rheumatoid Arthritis

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