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Review: could Adderall cause Rheumatoid arthritis?





Summary: Rheumatoid arthritis is found among people who take Adderall, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, also take medication Adderall 10, and have Depression.

We study 11,190 people who have side effects while taking Adderall from FDA and social media. Among them, 23 have Rheumatoid arthritis. Find out below who they are, when they have Rheumatoid arthritis and more.

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Adderall

Adderall has active ingredients of amphetamine aspartate; amphetamine sulfate; dextroamphetamine saccharate; dextroamphetamine sulfate. It is often used in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. (latest outcomes from Adderall 16,855 users)

Rheumatoid arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, pain, high blood cholesterol, osteopenia.(latest reports from Rheumatoid arthritis 218,505 patients)

On Dec, 1, 2014: 11,190 people reported to have side effects when taking Adderall. Among them, 23 people (0.21%) have Rheumatoid Arthritis.

Trend of Rheumatoid arthritis in Adderall reports

Time on Adderall when people have Rheumatoid arthritis * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Rheumatoid arthritis0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Rheumatoid arthritis when taking Adderall * :

FemaleMale
Rheumatoid arthritis75.00%25.00%

Age of people who have Rheumatoid arthritis when taking Adderall * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Rheumatoid arthritis0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%15.38%38.46%30.77%15.38%

Severity of Rheumatoid arthritis when taking Adderall ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Rheumatoid arthritis0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Rheumatoid arthritis ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Rheumatoid arthritis0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (8 people, 34.78%)
  2. Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (6 people, 26.09%)
  3. Multiple sclerosis (5 people, 21.74%)
  4. Fibromyalgia (4 people, 17.39%)
  5. Rheumatoid arthritis (4 people, 17.39%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Adderall 10 (11 people, 47.83%)
  2. Adderall 5 (8 people, 34.78%)
  3. Zoloft (7 people, 30.43%)
  4. Methotrexate (6 people, 26.09%)
  5. Effexor (6 people, 26.09%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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