Review: could Rheumatoid arthritis cause Memory impairment?
Summary: Memory impairment could be caused by Rheumatoid arthritis, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, also have Hypertension, and take Methotrexate.
We study 199,855 people who have Rheumatoid arthritis from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,175 have Memory impairment (Memory loss). Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.
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Rheumatoid arthritis (latest reports from 306,300 patients) are typically treated by Methotrexate, Methotrexate Sodium, Enbrel, Prednisone, Humira, Plaquenil.
Memory impairment (latest reports from 461,367 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, high blood pressure, pain, pain relief by acupuncture.
On Apr, 8, 2014: 199,829 people who have rheumatoid arthritis are studied. Among them, 1,174 (0.59%) have Memory Impairment. They amount to 0.26% of all the 460,368 people who have Memory Impairment on eHealthMe.
Gender of people who have rheumatoid arthritis and experienced Memory impairment * :
|Memory impairment||85.50%||14.50% |
Age of people who have rheumatoid arthritis and experienced Memory impairment * :
|Memory impairment||0.00%||0.16%||0.00%||0.64%||4.97%||19.49%||27.51%||47.31% |
Severity of the symptom * :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Memory impairment||19.23%||53.85%||19.23%||7.69% |
Top co-existing conditions for these people * :
- Hypertension (230 people, 19.59%)
- Pain (177 people, 15.08%)
- Depression (94 people, 8.01%)
- Osteoporosis (74 people, 6.30%)
- Gastric disorder (65 people, 5.54%)
- Insomnia (62 people, 5.28%)
- Prophylaxis (57 people, 4.86%)
- Hypothyroidism (54 people, 4.60%)
- Osteopenia (46 people, 3.92%)
- Diabetes mellitus (44 people, 3.75%)
Most common drugs used by these people * :
- Methotrexate (643 people, 54.77%)
- Humira (566 people, 48.21%)
- Enbrel (496 people, 42.25%)
- Folic acid (329 people, 28.02%)
- Remicade (286 people, 24.36%)
- Prednisone (253 people, 21.55%)
- Omeprazole (164 people, 13.97%)
- Aspirin (115 people, 9.80%)
- Prednisolone (107 people, 9.11%)
- Leflunomide (89 people, 7.58%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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