Would you have Irritable bowel syndrome when you have Rheumatoid arthritis?
Summary: Irritable bowel syndrome is found among people with Rheumatoid arthritis, especially people who are female, 30-39 old, also have Osteopenia, and take medication Methotrexate.
We study 142 people who have Irritable bowel syndrome 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 (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints) can be treated by Methotrexate, Methotrexate Sodium, Enbrel, Prednisone, Humira, Plaquenil. (latest reports from 218,651 Rheumatoid Arthritis patients)
Irritable bowel syndrome
Irritable bowel syndrome has been reported by people with acne, osteoporosis, depression, osteopenia, high blood pressure. (latest reports from 15,684 Irritable bowel syndrome patients)
On Mar, 27, 2015: 142 people who have rheumatoid arthritis and Irritable Bowel Syndrome are studied.
Gender of people who have rheumatoid arthritis and experienced Irritable bowel syndrome * :
|Irritable bowel syndrome||93.92%||6.08% |
Age of people who have rheumatoid arthritis and experienced Irritable bowel syndrome * :
|Irritable bowel syndrome||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||4.76%||3.17%||12.70%||30.16%||49.21% |
Severity of the symptom * :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Irritable bowel syndrome||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00% |
Top co-existing conditions for these people * :
- Osteopenia (34 people, 23.94%)
- Hypersensitivity (33 people, 23.24%)
- Depression (20 people, 14.08%)
- Osteoporosis (18 people, 12.68%)
- Sleep disorder therapy (9 people, 6.34%)
- Insomnia (7 people, 4.93%)
- Hypothyroidism (5 people, 3.52%)
- Asthma (5 people, 3.52%)
- Hysterectomy (5 people, 3.52%)
- Thyroidectomy (4 people, 2.82%)
Most common drugs used by these people * :
- Methotrexate (79 people, 55.63%)
- Folic acid (68 people, 47.89%)
- Enbrel (60 people, 42.25%)
- Prednisone (56 people, 39.44%)
- Fosamax (46 people, 32.39%)
- Arava (42 people, 29.58%)
- Remicade (37 people, 26.06%)
- Humira (35 people, 24.65%)
- Leflunomide (33 people, 23.24%)
- Aspirin (31 people, 21.83%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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