Review: could Rheumatoid arthritis cause Fibroids?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 9, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 199,778 people who have Rheumatoid arthritis. Among them, 43 experience Fibroids (Uterine fibroids). See who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Rheumatoid arthritis (latest reports from 302,591 patients) are typically treated by Methotrexate Sodium, Methotrexate, Enbrel, Prednisone, Humira, Plaquenil.
Fibroids (non cancerous tumour of muscle layer) (latest reports from 4,189 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, breast cancer, multiple sclerosis, birth control, osteoporosis.
On Mar, 9, 2014: 199,778 people who have rheumatoid arthritis are studied. Among them, 43 (0.02%) have Fibroids. They amount to 1.03% of all the 4,188 people who have Fibroids.
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 * :
- Rheumatoid arthritis (43 people, 100.00%)
- 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%)
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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