Related topic: Rheumatoid arthritis, Brittle nails
Review: could Rheumatoid arthritis cause Brittle nails?
Summary: Brittle nails could be caused by Rheumatoid arthritis, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, also have Psoriasis, and take Methotrexate.
We study 199,855 people who have Rheumatoid arthritis from FDA and social media. Among them, 9 have Brittle nails (Nail abnormalities). Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.
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Rheumatoid arthritis (latest reports from 306,186 patients) are typically treated by Methotrexate Sodium, Methotrexate, Enbrel, Prednisone, Plaquenil, Humira.
Brittle nails (abnormal nail) (latest reports from 3,008 patients) has been reported by people with breast cancer, high blood pressure, breast cancer metastatic, preventive health care, acupuncture and pain.
On Apr, 8, 2014: 199,829 people who have rheumatoid arthritis are studied. Among them, 9 (0.00%) have Brittle Nails. They amount to 0.30% of all the 2,997 people who have Brittle Nails on eHealthMe.
Gender of people who have rheumatoid arthritis and experienced Brittle nails * :
|Brittle nails||100.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have rheumatoid arthritis and experienced Brittle nails * :
|Brittle nails||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||50.00%||0.00%||0.00%||8.33%||50.00% |
Severity of the symptom * :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Brittle nails||0.00%||33.33%||33.33%||33.33% |
Top co-existing conditions for these people * :
- Psoriasis (2 people, 22.22%)
- Depression (1 people, 11.11%)
- Hypertension (1 people, 11.11%)
Most common drugs used by these people * :
- Methotrexate (8 people, 88.89%)
- Cyclosporine (6 people, 66.67%)
- Prednisolone (6 people, 66.67%)
- Sulfasalazine (6 people, 66.67%)
- Methylprednisolone (6 people, 66.67%)
- Cyclophosphamide (6 people, 66.67%)
- Humira (5 people, 55.56%)
- Enbrel (2 people, 22.22%)
- Norvasc (1 people, 11.11%)
- Metoprolol tartrate (1 people, 11.11%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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