Review: Rheumatoid arthritis and Pneumonia
(By eHealthMe on Dec, 12, 2013)
Severity ratings: 2.7/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
This is a review of Pneumonia by studying 199,630 people who have Rheumatoid arthritis. We analyze the Rheumatoid arthritis patients by their gender and age, the severity of Pneumonia, drugs used, and common conditions other than Rheumatoid arthritis. The review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Rheumatoid arthritis are typically treated by Methotrexate Sodium, Methotrexate, Enbrel, Humira, Prednisone, Plaquenil.
Pneumonia has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, multiple myeloma, osteoporosis.
On Nov, 13, 2013: 199,591 people who have rheumatoid arthritis are studied. Among them, 7,584 (3.80%) have Pneumonia.
Gender of people who have rheumatoid arthritis and experienced Pneumonia * :
Age of people who have rheumatoid arthritis and experienced Pneumonia * :
Severity of the symptom * :
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Top co-existing conditions for these people * :
- Rheumatoid arthritis (7,584 people, 100.00%)
- Hypertension (1,418 people, 18.70%)
- Osteoporosis (1,001 people, 13.20%)
- Pain (666 people, 8.78%)
- Antibiotic prophylaxis (366 people, 4.83%)
- Insomnia (361 people, 4.76%)
- Depression (352 people, 4.64%)
- Prophylaxis against gastrointestinal ulcer (297 people, 3.92%)
- Diabetes mellitus (288 people, 3.80%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (273 people, 3.60%)
Most common drugs used by these people * :
- Methotrexate (6,062 people, 79.93%)
- Humira (4,065 people, 53.60%)
- Remicade (3,556 people, 46.89%)
- Prednisolone (2,789 people, 36.77%)
- Folic acid (2,783 people, 36.70%)
- Enbrel (2,404 people, 31.70%)
- Prednisone (1,889 people, 24.91%)
- Arava (865 people, 11.41%)
- Omeprazole (844 people, 11.13%)
- Aspirin (679 people, 8.95%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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