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Review: could Rheumatoid arthritis cause Vertigo?

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

We study 199,855 people who have Rheumatoid arthritis from FDA and social media. Among them, 4,255 have Vertigo (Dizziness). 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 306,186 patients) are typically treated by Methotrexate Sodium, Methotrexate, Enbrel, Prednisone, Humira, Plaquenil.

Vertigo

Vertigo (latest reports from 1,288,207 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, pain.

On Apr, 8, 2014: 199,829 people who have rheumatoid arthritis are studied. Among them, 4,257 (2.13%) have Vertigo. They amount to 0.33% of all the 1,286,104 people who have Vertigo on eHealthMe.

Trend of Vertigo in rheumatoid arthritis reports

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

FemaleMale
Vertigo82.40%17.60%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Vertigo0.00%0.17%0.36%3.07%7.04%14.83%28.09%46.46%

Severity of the symptom * :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Vertigo3.85%57.69%34.62%3.85%

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (601 people, 14.12%)
  2. Pain (471 people, 11.06%)
  3. Osteoporosis (378 people, 8.88%)
  4. Hypothyroidism (248 people, 5.83%)
  5. Vitamin supplementation (206 people, 4.84%)
  6. Prophylaxis (193 people, 4.53%)
  7. Depression (156 people, 3.66%)
  8. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (146 people, 3.43%)
  9. Blood cholesterol increased (128 people, 3.01%)
  10. Anxiety (119 people, 2.80%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Methotrexate (2,352 people, 55.25%)
  2. Humira (2,162 people, 50.79%)
  3. Enbrel (1,763 people, 41.41%)
  4. Folic acid (1,288 people, 30.26%)
  5. Remicade (968 people, 22.74%)
  6. Prednisone (927 people, 21.78%)
  7. Prednisolone (564 people, 13.25%)
  8. Arava (514 people, 12.07%)
  9. Aspirin (362 people, 8.50%)
  10. Plaquenil (360 people, 8.46%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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    Angie on Aug, 10, 2012:

    I have to call into question the results of this 'study.' Norvasc is used for hypertension, but not high cholesterol or triglycerides. It can also be used as treatment for Raynaud's.

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