Review: could Adderall cause Rheumatoid arthritis?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 11, 2014)
Severity ratings: 3.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 10,461 people who take Adderall. Among them, 23 have Rheumatoid arthritis. See who they are, when they have Rheumatoid arthritis and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Adderall (latest outcomes from 16,287 users) has active ingredients of amphetamine aspartate; amphetamine sulfate; dextroamphetamine saccharate; dextroamphetamine sulfate. It is often used in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, narcolepsy. Commonly reported side effects of Adderall include fatigue, fatigue aggravated, depression, depression aggravated, nausea.
Rheumatoid arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints) (latest reports from 303,258 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, pain, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis.
On Mar, 11, 2014: 10,461 people reported to have side effects when taking Adderall. Among them, 23 people (0.22%) have Rheumatoid Arthritis. They amount to 0.01% of all the 303,009 people who have Rheumatoid Arthritis.
Time on Adderall when people have Rheumatoid arthritis * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Rheumatoid arthritis||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Rheumatoid arthritis when taking Adderall * :
|Rheumatoid arthritis||75.00%||25.00% |
Age of people who have Rheumatoid arthritis when taking Adderall * :
|Rheumatoid arthritis||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||15.38%||38.46%||30.77%||15.38% |
Severity of Rheumatoid arthritis when taking Adderall ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Rheumatoid arthritis||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Rheumatoid arthritis ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Rheumatoid arthritis||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (8 people, 34.78%)
- Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (6 people, 26.09%)
- Multiple sclerosis (5 people, 21.74%)
- Fibromyalgia (4 people, 17.39%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (4 people, 17.39%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Adderall 10 (11 people, 47.83%)
- Adderall 5 (8 people, 34.78%)
- Zoloft (7 people, 30.43%)
- Methotrexate (6 people, 26.09%)
- Effexor (6 people, 26.09%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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