Related topic: Rheumatoid arthritis, Myalgia
Review: could Rheumatoid arthritis cause Myalgia?
Summary: Myalgia could be caused by Rheumatoid arthritis, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, also have Prophylaxis, and take Methotrexate.
We study 199,855 people who have Rheumatoid arthritis from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,246 have Myalgia (Muscle aches). Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.
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Rheumatoid arthritis (latest reports from 306,184 patients) are typically treated by Methotrexate, Methotrexate Sodium, Enbrel, Prednisone, Humira, Plaquenil.
Myalgia (muscle pain) (latest reports from 500,581 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, multiple sclerosis.
On Apr, 11, 2014: 199,829 people who have rheumatoid arthritis are studied. Among them, 1,246 (0.62%) have Myalgia. They amount to 0.25% of all the 500,350 people who have Myalgia on eHealthMe.
Gender of people who have rheumatoid arthritis and experienced Myalgia * :
Age of people who have rheumatoid arthritis and experienced Myalgia * :
Severity of the symptom * :
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Top co-existing conditions for these people * :
- Prophylaxis (156 people, 12.52%)
- Hypertension (156 people, 12.52%)
- Osteoporosis (98 people, 7.87%)
- Pain (96 people, 7.70%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (76 people, 6.10%)
- Vitamin supplementation (75 people, 6.02%)
- Arthralgia (67 people, 5.38%)
- Diabetes mellitus (54 people, 4.33%)
- Hypothyroidism (53 people, 4.25%)
- Depression (50 people, 4.01%)
Most common drugs used by these people * :
- Methotrexate (712 people, 57.14%)
- Humira (677 people, 54.33%)
- Enbrel (530 people, 42.54%)
- Folic acid (368 people, 29.53%)
- Remicade (307 people, 24.64%)
- Prednisone (250 people, 20.06%)
- Prednisolone (236 people, 18.94%)
- Arava (136 people, 10.91%)
- Plaquenil (109 people, 8.75%)
- Omeprazole (107 people, 8.59%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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