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Review: could Rheumatoid arthritis cause Pneumonia?

We study 200,070 people who have Rheumatoid arthritis from FDA and social media. Among them, 7,814 have Pneumonia. 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 321,150 patients) can be treated by Methotrexate Sodium, Methotrexate, Enbrel, Plaquenil, Humira, Prednisone.

Pneumonia

Pneumonia (latest reports from 759,481 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, multiple myeloma, osteoporosis.

On Oct, 29, 2014: 200,070 people who have rheumatoid arthritis are studied. Among them, 8,077 (4.04%) have Pneumonia.

Trend of Pneumonia in rheumatoid arthritis reports

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

FemaleMale
Pneumonia71.44%28.56%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Pneumonia0.00%0.05%0.04%0.73%2.62%8.02%22.83%65.73%

Severity of the symptom * :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Pneumonia0.00%66.67%0.00%33.33%

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (1,483 people, 18.36%)
  2. Osteoporosis (1,029 people, 12.74%)
  3. Prophylaxis (823 people, 10.19%)
  4. Pain (682 people, 8.44%)
  5. Insomnia (371 people, 4.59%)
  6. Vitamin supplementation (370 people, 4.58%)
  7. Depression (360 people, 4.46%)
  8. Diabetes mellitus (291 people, 3.60%)
  9. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (289 people, 3.58%)
  10. Asthma (248 people, 3.07%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Methotrexate (6,284 people, 77.80%)
  2. Humira (4,182 people, 51.78%)
  3. Remicade (3,595 people, 44.51%)
  4. Prednisolone (2,945 people, 36.46%)
  5. Folic acid (2,878 people, 35.63%)
  6. Enbrel (2,471 people, 30.59%)
  7. Prednisone (1,920 people, 23.77%)
  8. Arava (884 people, 10.94%)
  9. Omeprazole (884 people, 10.94%)
  10. Aspirin (712 people, 8.82%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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