Rheumatoid arthritis and Myalgia - from FDA reports


Myalgia is found among people with Rheumatoid arthritis, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, take medication Enbrel and have High blood pressure. This review analyzes which people have Myalgia with Rheumatoid arthritis. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 2,980 people who have Rheumatoid arthritis from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Sep, 23, 2017

2,980 people who have Rheumatoid Arthritis and Myalgia are studied.

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Gender of people who have Rheumatoid Arthritis and experience Myalgia *:

  • female: 80.04 %
  • male: 19.96 %

Age of people who have Rheumatoid Arthritis and experience Myalgia *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.08 %
  • 10-19: 0.38 %
  • 20-29: 2.01 %
  • 30-39: 7.09 %
  • 40-49: 15.1 %
  • 50-59: 31.88 %
  • 60+: 43.46 %

Top co-existing conditions for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (172 people, 5.77%)
  • Pain (162 people, 5.44%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (123 people, 4.13%)
  • Osteoporosis (78 people, 2.62%)
  • Preventive Health Care (71 people, 2.38%)

Most common drugs for these people *:

  • Enbrel (1,212 people, 40.67%)
  • Humira (825 people, 27.68%)
  • Methotrexate (701 people, 23.52%)
  • Folic Acid (262 people, 8.79%)
  • Prednisone (231 people, 7.75%)

Top symptoms for these people *:

  • Joint Pain (939 people, 31.51%)
  • Fatigue (583 people, 19.56%)
  • Pain (440 people, 14.77%)
  • Weakness (428 people, 14.36%)
  • Pain In Extremity (423 people, 14.19%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints) can be treated by Methotrexate, Enbrel, Methotrexate sodium, Prednisone, Plaquenil (latest reports from 499,167 Rheumatoid arthritis patients)


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