Review: could Adderall cause Rheumatoid arthritis?
We study 11,043 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 (latest outcomes from 16,646 users) has active ingredients of amphetamine aspartate; amphetamine sulfate; dextroamphetamine saccharate; dextroamphetamine sulfate. It is often used in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
Rheumatoid arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints) (latest reports from 321,152 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, pain, high blood cholesterol, osteopenia.
On Aug, 15, 2014: 11,043 people reported to have side effects when taking Adderall. Among them, 23 people (0.21%) have Rheumatoid Arthritis. They amount to 0.01% of all the 335,067 people who have Rheumatoid Arthritis on eHealthMe.
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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