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Review: could Rheumatoid arthritis cause Memory impairment?

We study 199,999 people who have Rheumatoid arthritis from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,178 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

Rheumatoid arthritis (latest reports from 307,073 patients) can be treated by Methotrexate, Enbrel, Methotrexate Sodium, Prednisone, Humira, Plaquenil.

Memory impairment

Memory impairment (latest reports from 466,957 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, high blood pressure, pain, high blood cholesterol.

On Aug, 22, 2014: 199,990 people who have rheumatoid arthritis are studied. Among them, 1,178 (0.59%) have Memory Impairment. They amount to 0.25% of all the 467,185 people who have Memory Impairment on eHealthMe.

Trend of Memory impairment in rheumatoid arthritis reports

Gender of people who have rheumatoid arthritis and experienced Memory impairment * :

FemaleMale
Memory impairment85.47%14.53%

Age of people who have rheumatoid arthritis and experienced Memory impairment * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Memory impairment0.00%0.16%0.00%0.64%4.96%19.50%27.50%47.32%

Severity of the symptom * :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Memory impairment23.33%53.33%16.67%6.67%

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (230 people, 19.52%)
  2. Pain (177 people, 15.03%)
  3. Depression (94 people, 7.98%)
  4. Osteoporosis (74 people, 6.28%)
  5. Gastric disorder (65 people, 5.52%)
  6. Insomnia (62 people, 5.26%)
  7. Prophylaxis (57 people, 4.84%)
  8. Hypothyroidism (54 people, 4.58%)
  9. Osteopenia (46 people, 3.90%)
  10. Asthma (44 people, 3.74%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Methotrexate (643 people, 54.58%)
  2. Humira (567 people, 48.13%)
  3. Enbrel (497 people, 42.19%)
  4. Folic acid (329 people, 27.93%)
  5. Remicade (286 people, 24.28%)
  6. Prednisone (254 people, 21.56%)
  7. Omeprazole (164 people, 13.92%)
  8. Aspirin (115 people, 9.76%)
  9. Prednisolone (107 people, 9.08%)
  10. Leflunomide (90 people, 7.64%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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  • Several months after starting xarelto short term memory losses became annoying, just normal things, but seemed more often. Now I have to write everything down and daughter has to go to appts with me because I can't remember what to say or what doctor said to do.
    Have "fainted" 3 times unexpectedly, with no warning at all,and no memory,just what people around me say happened.
    None of this happened until after I was put on xarelto.

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