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Would you have Fluid retention when you have Rheumatoid arthritis?

Summary: Fluid retention is found among people with Rheumatoid arthritis, especially people who are female, 60+ old, also have Preventive health care, and take medication Humira.

We study 275 people who have Fluid retention 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 Methotrexate, Methotrexate Sodium, Enbrel, Prednisone, Humira, Plaquenil. (latest reports from 218,694 Rheumatoid Arthritis patients)

Fluid retention

Fluid retention (an abnormal accumulation of fluid in the blood) has been reported by people with primary pulmonary hypertension, high blood pressure, diabetes, type 2 diabetes, osteoporosis. (latest reports from 18,467 Fluid retention patients)

On Mar, 31, 2015: 275 people who have rheumatoid arthritis and Fluid Retention are studied.

Trend of Fluid retention in rheumatoid arthritis reports

Gender of people who have rheumatoid arthritis and experienced Fluid retention * :

Fluid retention84.20%15.80%

Age of people who have rheumatoid arthritis and experienced Fluid retention * :

Fluid retention0.00%0.30%0.00%2.42%3.33%13.64%22.42%57.88%

Severity of the symptom * :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Fluid retention0.00%40.00%50.00%10.00%

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Prophylaxis (59 people, 21.45%)
  2. Hypertension (54 people, 19.64%)
  3. Pain (53 people, 19.27%)
  4. Depression (34 people, 12.36%)
  5. Diabetes mellitus (31 people, 11.27%)
  6. Blood cholesterol increased (30 people, 10.91%)
  7. Gastric disorder (28 people, 10.18%)
  8. Anxiety (27 people, 9.82%)
  9. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (22 people, 8.00%)
  10. Back pain (20 people, 7.27%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Humira (177 people, 64.36%)
  2. Methotrexate (173 people, 62.91%)
  3. Folic acid (104 people, 37.82%)
  4. Enbrel (90 people, 32.73%)
  5. Prednisone (67 people, 24.36%)
  6. Remicade (66 people, 24.00%)
  7. Prednisolone (40 people, 14.55%)
  8. Omeprazole (37 people, 13.45%)
  9. Aspirin (32 people, 11.64%)
  10. Glipizide (30 people, 10.91%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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