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Review: could Rheumatoid arthritis cause Myalgia (Muscle aches)?
We study 200,027 people who have Rheumatoid arthritis from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,248 have Myalgia (Muscle aches). 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) (latest reports from 320,807 patients) can be treated by Methotrexate, Enbrel, Methotrexate Sodium, Prednisone, Humira, Plaquenil.
Myalgia (muscle pain) (latest reports from 505,635 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, multiple sclerosis.
On Sep, 15, 2014: 200,017 people who have rheumatoid arthritis are studied. Among them, 1,248 (0.62%) have Myalgia.
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, 12.50%)
- Hypertension (156 people, 12.50%)
- Osteoporosis (98 people, 7.85%)
- Pain (96 people, 7.69%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (76 people, 6.09%)
- Vitamin supplementation (75 people, 6.01%)
- Arthralgia (67 people, 5.37%)
- 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, 57.05%)
- Humira (677 people, 54.25%)
- Enbrel (530 people, 42.47%)
- Folic acid (368 people, 29.49%)
- Remicade (307 people, 24.60%)
- Prednisone (250 people, 20.03%)
- Prednisolone (236 people, 18.91%)
- Arava (136 people, 10.90%)
- Plaquenil (109 people, 8.73%)
- Omeprazole (107 people, 8.57%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Studies of common Rheumatoid arthritis symptoms:
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- Pneumonia in Rheumatoid arthritis (7,787 reports)
- Erythema in Rheumatoid arthritis (7,466 reports)
- Frequent Headaches in Rheumatoid arthritis (6,971 reports)
- Exhaustion in Rheumatoid arthritis (6,905 reports)
- Pain in Rheumatoid arthritis (6,847 reports)
Myalgia related symptom studies:
Rheumatoid Arthritis is also known as: Arthritis - rheumatoid, RA.
Myalgia is also known as: Muscle aches, Muscle pain, Pain - muscles.
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