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Would you have Diarrhea when you have Rheumatoid arthritis?

Summary: Diarrhea is found among people with Rheumatoid arthritis, especially people who are female, 40-49 old, also have Hypertension, and take medication Methotrexate.

We study 4,444 people who have Diarrhea 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) (latest reports from 321,568 patients) can be treated by Methotrexate, Enbrel, Methotrexate Sodium, Humira, Prednisone, Plaquenil.

Diarrhea

Diarrhea (latest reports from 1,112,588 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, depression, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis.

Trend of Diarrhea reports

On Nov, 13, 2014: 4,444 people who have rheumatoid arthritis and Diarrhea are studied.

Trend of Diarrhea in rheumatoid arthritis reports

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

FemaleMale
Diarrhea82.95%17.05%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Diarrhea0.02%0.33%0.16%2.56%5.18%12.22%25.96%53.58%

Severity of the symptom * :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Diarrhea3.85%46.15%42.31%7.69%

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (711 people, 16.00%)
  2. Pain (463 people, 10.42%)
  3. Osteoporosis (430 people, 9.68%)
  4. Prophylaxis (288 people, 6.48%)
  5. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (257 people, 5.78%)
  6. Vitamin supplementation (238 people, 5.36%)
  7. Diabetes mellitus (194 people, 4.37%)
  8. Blood cholesterol increased (176 people, 3.96%)
  9. Hypothyroidism (166 people, 3.74%)
  10. Depression (131 people, 2.95%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Methotrexate (2,381 people, 53.58%)
  2. Humira (2,209 people, 49.71%)
  3. Enbrel (1,630 people, 36.68%)
  4. Folic acid (1,291 people, 29.05%)
  5. Remicade (1,063 people, 23.92%)
  6. Arava (1,028 people, 23.13%)
  7. Prednisone (920 people, 20.70%)
  8. Prednisolone (915 people, 20.59%)
  9. Fosamax (427 people, 9.61%)
  10. Leflunomide (378 people, 8.51%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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  • Do i need to temporarily stop taking my enbrel and methotrexate (that i take every week) while i am on azithromycin for severe cold symptoms?
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    i have RA and take Enbrel and methotrexate every week. i am currently taking azithromycin, tussicaps and dexamethasone to treat a severe cold, cough, sore throat, etc. My question is should i stop taking the ra meds until my antibiotics and steroids are done? Or should i just continue as normal, don ...

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    (Asked by a 50 year old woman who has Rheumatoid Arthritis, and takes Enbrel)
    I've been taking embrel for 5 months and just had a single episode of tremors that lasted a couple hours. I need to know if embrel could have caused this.

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