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Review: could Rheumatoid arthritis cause Osteitis?

Summary: Osteitis could be caused by Rheumatoid arthritis, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, also have Osteoporosis, and take Methotrexate.

We study 199,855 people who have Rheumatoid arthritis from FDA and social media. Among them, 96 have Osteitis. 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 306,300 patients) are typically treated by Methotrexate, Methotrexate Sodium, Enbrel, Prednisone, Humira, Plaquenil.

Osteitis

Osteitis (a general term for inflammation of bone) (latest reports from 30,195 patients) has been reported by people with metastases to bone, osteoporosis, multiple myeloma, breast cancer, high blood pressure.

On Apr, 20, 2014: 199,846 people who have rheumatoid arthritis are studied. Among them, 96 (0.05%) have Osteitis. They amount to 0.32% of all the 30,184 people who have Osteitis on eHealthMe.

Trend of Osteitis in rheumatoid arthritis reports

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

FemaleMale
Osteitis86.08%13.92%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Osteitis0.00%0.00%0.00%0.96%0.00%9.62%40.38%50.00%

Severity of the symptom * :

n/a

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Osteoporosis (30 people, 31.25%)
  2. Hypertension (24 people, 25.00%)
  3. Pain (12 people, 12.50%)
  4. Erysipelas (9 people, 9.38%)
  5. Diabetes mellitus (9 people, 9.38%)
  6. Gastrointestinal disorder (7 people, 7.29%)
  7. Arthralgia (6 people, 6.25%)
  8. Vitamin supplementation (6 people, 6.25%)
  9. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (6 people, 6.25%)
  10. Prophylaxis (6 people, 6.25%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Methotrexate (78 people, 81.25%)
  2. Humira (77 people, 80.21%)
  3. Prednisolone (37 people, 38.54%)
  4. Folic acid (34 people, 35.42%)
  5. Leflunomide (30 people, 31.25%)
  6. Enbrel (23 people, 23.96%)
  7. Omeprazole (20 people, 20.83%)
  8. Fosamax (19 people, 19.79%)
  9. Naproxen (17 people, 17.71%)
  10. Prednisone (16 people, 16.67%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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