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 Hypertension. We study 13,931 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 447,233 Rheumatoid arthritis patients)


Pneumonia has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, multiple myeloma, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, osteoporosis (latest reports from 175,009 Pneumonia patients).

On Oct, 25, 2016

13,931 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: 74.24 %
  • male: 25.76 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.08 %
  • 10-19: 0.19 %
  • 20-29: 0.87 %
  • 30-39: 3.27 %
  • 40-49: 8.96 %
  • 50-59: 23.65 %
  • 60+: 62.97 %

Severity of Pneumonia *:

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

Top co-existing conditions for these people *:

  • Hypertension (916 people, 6.58%)
  • Pain (572 people, 4.11%)
  • Osteoporosis (469 people, 3.37%)
  • Prophylaxis (416 people, 2.99%)
  • Depression (255 people, 1.83%)

Most common drugs for these people *:

  • Methotrexate (4,625 people, 33.20%)
  • Enbrel (3,861 people, 27.72%)
  • Humira (3,703 people, 26.58%)
  • Folic Acid (1,730 people, 12.42%)
  • Remicade (1,533 people, 11.00%)

Top symptoms for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (1,054 people, 7.57%)
  • Dyspnoea (1,014 people, 7.28%)
  • Pyrexia (915 people, 6.57%)
  • Arthralgia (872 people, 6.26%)
  • Bronchitis (841 people, 6.04%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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