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Review: could Rheumatoid arthritis cause Constipation?

We study 200,070 people who have Rheumatoid arthritis from FDA and social media. Among them, 781 have Constipation. 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) (latest reports from 321,150 patients) can be treated by Methotrexate Sodium, Methotrexate, Enbrel, Plaquenil, Humira, Prednisone.

Constipation

Constipation (latest reports from 514,264 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol.

On Oct, 26, 2014: 200,070 people who have rheumatoid arthritis are studied. Among them, 781 (0.39%) have Constipation.

Trend of Constipation in rheumatoid arthritis reports

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

FemaleMale
Constipation81.10%18.90%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Constipation0.00%0.00%0.22%0.45%5.26%10.40%25.73%58.05%

Severity of the symptom * :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Constipation0.00%66.67%33.33%0.00%

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Osteoporosis (220 people, 28.17%)
  2. Hypertension (125 people, 16.01%)
  3. Pain (121 people, 15.49%)
  4. Vitamin supplementation (86 people, 11.01%)
  5. Prophylaxis (86 people, 11.01%)
  6. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (66 people, 8.45%)
  7. Hypothyroidism (53 people, 6.79%)
  8. Depression (46 people, 5.89%)
  9. Restless legs syndrome (45 people, 5.76%)
  10. Ulcer (38 people, 4.87%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Humira (436 people, 55.83%)
  2. Methotrexate (419 people, 53.65%)
  3. Folic acid (282 people, 36.11%)
  4. Enbrel (223 people, 28.55%)
  5. Prednisone (197 people, 25.22%)
  6. Remicade (155 people, 19.85%)
  7. Fosamax (127 people, 16.26%)
  8. Prednisolone (117 people, 14.98%)
  9. Celebrex (109 people, 13.96%)
  10. Aspirin (102 people, 13.06%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (8 months ago):

  • I just begsn tx for rs using safest meds possible but did not yolerste pills so we are doing injections once a week but since we started I developed abdom ook nal edema plus whole body especially feet which subsided ptior to msjor orgsn testing hestt kidney bloodwotk a nd liver ultra sound. Results were normsl all in but kidney workup. We are trying to get to third week of methotrexate tx becausr the last uri which my ra dr treated immediately with snyibiotics my ra pain seemed much better I just had abdominal swelling and pressure on lungs thrn and yhis time entire body swelled dr rulled out ra it was edrma order err d tests with bed rest feet up over weekend causing edema to go away prior to echo and ultra sound. Tests were normal so went to pulmonologist to get help breathing and they were sfraid to use antibiotics just like my primary dr brgore they know nothing about my ra drugs so how am I supposed to stop this from going inyo pneumonia?

    Reply

  • From this study (11 months ago):

  • Healed joint and soft tissue injuries (PID) return with increased pain and swelling. Pressure changes with position. Frequency and intensity of migraines increased with pressure symptoms. Genetic connective tissue disorder - Ehler Danlos Syndrome. Cardiac arrhythmia. History of rheumatic fever, pneumothorax, whooping cough, and severe allergic reactions.

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  • From this study (11 months ago):

  • Past distal injuries returning with increased pressure symptoms. Eye pain with movement. Increased pressure and pain with neck movement. Connective tissue disease - Ehlers Danlos Syndrome.

    Reply

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