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Would you have Constipation when you have Rheumatoid arthritis?

Summary: Constipation is found among people with Rheumatoid arthritis, especially people who are female, 50-59 old, also have Osteoporosis, and take medication Humira.

We study 782 people who have Constipation 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 Enbrel, Methotrexate, Prednisone, Methotrexate Sodium, Humira, Plaquenil. (latest reports from 218,651 Rheumatoid Arthritis patients)


Constipation has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 81,475 Constipation patients)

On Mar, 29, 2015: 782 people who have rheumatoid arthritis and Constipation are studied.

Trend of Constipation in rheumatoid arthritis reports

Gender of people who have rheumatoid arthritis and experienced Constipation * :


Age of people who have rheumatoid arthritis and experienced Constipation * :


Severity of the symptom * :

leastmoderateseveremost severe

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Osteoporosis (220 people, 28.13%)
  2. Hypertension (125 people, 15.98%)
  3. Pain (121 people, 15.47%)
  4. Vitamin supplementation (86 people, 11.00%)
  5. Prophylaxis (86 people, 11.00%)
  6. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (66 people, 8.44%)
  7. Hypothyroidism (53 people, 6.78%)
  8. Depression (46 people, 5.88%)
  9. Restless legs syndrome (45 people, 5.75%)
  10. Ulcer (38 people, 4.86%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Humira (436 people, 55.75%)
  2. Methotrexate (419 people, 53.58%)
  3. Folic acid (282 people, 36.06%)
  4. Enbrel (223 people, 28.52%)
  5. Prednisone (197 people, 25.19%)
  6. Remicade (155 people, 19.82%)
  7. Fosamax (127 people, 16.24%)
  8. Prednisolone (117 people, 14.96%)
  9. Celebrex (109 people, 13.94%)
  10. Aspirin (102 people, 13.04%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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