Related topic: Rheumatoid arthritis, Fibroids
Review: could Rheumatoid arthritis cause Fibroids?
Summary: Fibroids could be caused by Rheumatoid arthritis, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, also have Hormone replacement therapy, and take Methotrexate.
We study 199,855 people who have Rheumatoid arthritis from FDA and social media. Among them, 43 have Fibroids (Uterine fibroids). Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.
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Rheumatoid arthritis (latest reports from 306,183 patients) are typically treated by Methotrexate Sodium, Methotrexate, Enbrel, Prednisone, Plaquenil, Humira.
Fibroids (non cancerous tumour of muscle layer) (latest reports from 4,239 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, breast cancer, birth control, osteoporosis.
On Apr, 9, 2014: 199,829 people who have rheumatoid arthritis are studied. Among them, 43 (0.02%) have Fibroids. They amount to 1.02% of all the 4,233 people who have Fibroids on eHealthMe.
Gender of people who have rheumatoid arthritis and experienced Fibroids * :
Age of people who have rheumatoid arthritis and experienced Fibroids * :
Severity of the symptom * :
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Top co-existing conditions for these people * :
- Hormone replacement therapy (20 people, 46.51%)
- Pain (12 people, 27.91%)
- Osteopenia (11 people, 25.58%)
- Hypertension (9 people, 20.93%)
- Osteoarthritis (8 people, 18.60%)
- Bone disorder (7 people, 16.28%)
- Onychomycosis (6 people, 13.95%)
- Gastric disorder (6 people, 13.95%)
- Osteoporosis (5 people, 11.63%)
- Nipple infection (4 people, 9.30%)
Most common drugs used by these people * :
- Methotrexate (43 people, 100.00%)
- Humira (39 people, 90.70%)
- Folic acid (27 people, 62.79%)
- Enbrel (24 people, 55.81%)
- Arava (22 people, 51.16%)
- Prednisone (22 people, 51.16%)
- Celebrex (22 people, 51.16%)
- Fosamax (20 people, 46.51%)
- Prempro (20 people, 46.51%)
- Vitamin e (20 people, 46.51%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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