Review: could Lisinopril cause Rheumatoid Arthritis?


Rheumatoid arthritis is found among people who take Lisinopril, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Methotrexate, and have Rheumatoid arthritis . We study 98,589 people who have side effects while taking Lisinopril from FDA and social media. Among them, 367 have Rheumatoid arthritis. Find out below who they are, when they have Rheumatoid arthritis and more.

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Lisinopril has active ingredients of lisinopril. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Lisinopril 102,210 users)

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints) has been reported by people with fever, rashes, drug ineffective, injection site erythema, joint pain (latest reports from 212,673 Rheumatoid arthritis patients).

On Jul, 22, 2016

98,589 people reported to have side effects when taking Lisinopril.
Among them, 367 people (0.37%) have Rheumatoid Arthritis

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lisinopril cause Rheumatoid arthritis?

Time on Lisinopril when people have Rheumatoid Arthritis *:

  • < 1 month: 36.36 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 9.09 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 9.09 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 45.45 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Rheumatoid Arthritis when taking Lisinopril *:

  • female: 71.75 %
  • male: 28.25 %

Age of people who have Rheumatoid Arthritis when taking Lisinopril *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 2.7 %
  • 30-39: 3.38 %
  • 40-49: 14.53 %
  • 50-59: 25.68 %
  • 60+: 53.72 %

Severity if Rheumatoid Arthritis when taking Lisinopril **:

  • least: 50 %
  • moderate: 50 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Rheumatoid Arthritis **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (195 people)
  • Hypertension (104 people)
  • Pain (33 people)
  • Osteoporosis (28 people)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (21 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Methotrexate (126 people)
  • Humira (109 people)
  • Enbrel (94 people)
  • Folic Acid (92 people)
  • Prednisone (68 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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