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Review: could Rheumatoid arthritis cause Myalgia (Muscle aches)?

We study 200,061 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

Rheumatoid arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints) (latest reports from 307,554 patients) can be treated by Methotrexate, Methotrexate Sodium, Enbrel, Prednisone, Humira, Plaquenil.

Myalgia

Myalgia (muscle pain) (latest reports from 505,803 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.

Trend of Myalgia in rheumatoid arthritis reports

Gender of people who have rheumatoid arthritis and experienced Myalgia * :

FemaleMale
Myalgia81.53%18.47%

Age of people who have rheumatoid arthritis and experienced Myalgia * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Myalgia0.00%0.52%0.22%3.60%11.54%17.09%30.66%36.43%

Severity of the symptom * :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Myalgia11.11%44.44%44.44%0.00%

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Prophylaxis (156 people, 12.50%)
  2. Hypertension (156 people, 12.50%)
  3. Osteoporosis (98 people, 7.85%)
  4. Pain (96 people, 7.69%)
  5. Blood cholesterol increased (76 people, 6.09%)
  6. Vitamin supplementation (75 people, 6.01%)
  7. Arthralgia (67 people, 5.37%)
  8. Diabetes mellitus (54 people, 4.33%)
  9. Hypothyroidism (53 people, 4.25%)
  10. Depression (50 people, 4.01%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Methotrexate (712 people, 57.05%)
  2. Humira (677 people, 54.25%)
  3. Enbrel (530 people, 42.47%)
  4. Folic acid (368 people, 29.49%)
  5. Remicade (307 people, 24.60%)
  6. Prednisone (250 people, 20.03%)
  7. Prednisolone (236 people, 18.91%)
  8. Arava (136 people, 10.90%)
  9. Plaquenil (109 people, 8.73%)
  10. Omeprazole (107 people, 8.57%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Rheumatoid Arthritis is also known as: Arthritis - rheumatoid, RA.

Myalgia is also known as: Muscle aches, Muscle pain, Pain - muscles.

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