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Would you have Mood swings when you have Rheumatoid arthritis?

Summary: Mood swings is found among people with Rheumatoid arthritis, especially people who are female, 30-39 old, also have High blood pressure, and take medication Humira.

We study 159 people who have Mood swings 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, Prednisone, Enbrel, Methotrexate Sodium, Humira, Folic Acid. (latest reports from 218,584 Rheumatoid Arthritis patients)

Mood swings

Mood swings (an extreme or rapid change in mood) has been reported by people with quit smoking, depression, birth control, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, stress and anxiety. (latest reports from 24,722 Mood swings patients)

On Dec, 27, 2014: 159 people who have rheumatoid arthritis and Mood Swings are studied.

Trend of Mood swings in rheumatoid arthritis reports

Gender of people who have rheumatoid arthritis and experienced Mood swings * :

FemaleMale
Mood swings78.69%21.31%

Age of people who have rheumatoid arthritis and experienced Mood swings * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Mood swings0.00%0.00%2.92%10.22%8.76%18.98%32.85%26.28%

Severity of the symptom * :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Mood swings0.00%50.00%50.00%0.00%

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (17 people, 10.69%)
  2. Depression (13 people, 8.18%)
  3. Pain (13 people, 8.18%)
  4. Blood cholesterol (8 people, 5.03%)
  5. Myalgia (7 people, 4.40%)
  6. Vitamin supplementation (7 people, 4.40%)
  7. Arrhythmia (7 people, 4.40%)
  8. Swelling (6 people, 3.77%)
  9. Sleep disorder (6 people, 3.77%)
  10. Gastric disorder (4 people, 2.52%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Humira (76 people, 47.80%)
  2. Enbrel (75 people, 47.17%)
  3. Methotrexate (56 people, 35.22%)
  4. Folic acid (39 people, 24.53%)
  5. Prednisone (20 people, 12.58%)
  6. Remicade (18 people, 11.32%)
  7. Atenolol (12 people, 7.55%)
  8. Vicodin (12 people, 7.55%)
  9. Levothyroxine sodium (9 people, 5.66%)
  10. Arava (9 people, 5.66%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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  • Why has my bloodpresher now shot up
    My blood pressure was always low 120/68 now since being treated for rheumatoid arthritis it has shot up to 175/92
  • Had nms in 2005, will trileptal increase chance of recurrence?
    In 2005 I had NMS, which was not detected by my drs for 4 months. I'd been on Lexapro & Seroquel for 2 yrs, but was weaned from Lexapro & placed on Lamictal 3/05. Began getting low-grade fevers, which I was told were not caused by the Lamictal. I quit taking it anyway, fevers (along with uncontrollable shivering) continued & got higher. By 5/05 my temps were reaching 105 deg F. Husband said I became combative, refused to go to hospital. Early June/05 he came home to find me wrapped in blankets, with a temp over 105 F. He tried to place me in a tub of cold water, said I was rigid & screamed when he tried to move me. I was in the tub, speaking "in tongues" (his description, I have no memory of this). He called 911, took me to hospital. I woke, no idea where I was or why. After a lumbar puncture & 2 days in ICU I went home. The fevers continued...2 weeks later he came home to find me wrapped in sheets, towels, blankets, with the heat on full (it was in the 90's outside) he called ambulance again. I awoke to find myself under an ice blanket with nurses pushing large vials of dantrolene into both arms, several liters. Another LP, a stint in ICU...this time they told me it was NMS. The dr who dxd me said he was surprised I was alive, & not a vegetable, as my temp had peaked at 109 deg F. I suffered brain damage; short-term memory loss, brain can't control my body temp, my blood pressure went up. An arteriogram showed completely healthy heart & arteries, no plaque at all. I lost all body fat as well as some muscle mass. The fevers continued even after stopping the Seroquel. I visited my PCP for a checkup in 9/05, temp was normal. I started shuddering, my temp went up a full degree every 5 minutes. PCP admitted me to ER, my heart rate was over 272 B/M; they stopped my heart 3 times to "reset" it, which didn't work. I spent 3 days in hospital. Several months later my P doc tried me on Lamictal alone; I got Stevens-Johnson syndrome. I stopped the drug as soon as the signs appeared. I've been untreated, except for Neurontin & Primidone, until my manic episodes became unlivable. 3 weeks ago I went 8 days with no sleep, became psychotic. My P doc gave me Trileptal, which has evened my moods, but I've been getting low-grade fevers (highest was 103.6). Would having had NMS in the past make me more prone to falling to it again with the Trileptal? It's the only new med I've taken in over a year.
  • Sulfasalazine and the never ending menstrual cycle
    I started this drug and never had menstrual problems begore. Within 3 months, I started my period and it never stopped even with stopping the drug for 3 mon ths. I ended up going my gyne and he prescribed megace. I had been bleeding for a total of 6 months. Made an appt with my rhuemy and explained this situation. His words were "it hasn't been listed in the literature as a side effect". Keep taking it. I started it again. Same situation and same treatment. Never took it again and changed rheumy.
  • Vasculitis from enbrel
    I have deep scars on my legs from vasculitis. This was caused by Enbrel. Initially no one would connect the two: per my rheumatologist 'no one has ever reported vasculitis as a side effect of enbrel.' (2003)

    I had to suspend the enbrel for 8 weeks in preparation for complex abdominal surgery. The vasculitis started to heal. Several weeks after the surgery I resumed enbrel and the vasculitis returned by the second or third enbrel shot. The Dr was reluctantly willing to concede that 'it may have been the enbrel.'

    The vasculitis was horrific. I've never felt so much pain, pain that wasn't abated in the least by pain medicine. My dermatologist describe it as being equivalent to a third degree burn: the skin dies, nerves start to regenerate but aren't protected by the dermis.

    The scars look like I had flesh torn from my legs that didn't quite 'fill in.'

    Rheumatologists are too pushy about these biological medicines. They brush past even the most serious side effects. Anything for mobility... I'd prefer not to skip to dialysis sessions or treatment for other organ failure!
  • Lo loestrin and breast plate pain
    This has to be the worst birth control I have ever taken. I felt like two different people. I turned into a lunatic when I was in my cycle - which I never knew when I was on my cycle because I bled for two days here, four days there, 5 days another time. I never knew when I was going to bleed. My face had cysts and I was breaking out like I was going through puberty-I'm 33! I was having pain in my breast bone where the cartilage meets the sternum. I am talking about serious pain! It felt like I had slept on my side for hours with a boulder on me. I would never recommend this birth control to anyone. If you are taking it and feeling these symptoms, talk to your doctor about switching birth control immediately!

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    nobpdy important on Dec, 19, 2014:

    Just saying but u must have been taking vyvanse instead of adderall because the highest mg of adderall is 30mg. If u were taking 40mg and 60mg u must have been taking vyvanse which goes all the way up to 100mg

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