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 < 1 month, also take medication Methotrexate, and have Rheumatoid arthritis . We study 114,024 people who have side effects while taking Lisinopril from FDA and social media. Among them, 537 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 120,608 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 302,926 Rheumatoid arthritis patients).

On Aug, 25, 2016

114,024 people reported to have side effects when taking Lisinopril.
Among them, 537 people (0.47%) have Rheumatoid Arthritis

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lisinopril cause Rheumatoid arthritis?

Time on Lisinopril when people have Rheumatoid Arthritis *:

  • < 1 month: 37.5 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 12.5 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 12.5 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 37.5 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • female: 71.76 %
  • male: 28.24 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.24 %
  • 20-29: 1.92 %
  • 30-39: 3.12 %
  • 40-49: 15.59 %
  • 50-59: 28.3 %
  • 60+: 50.84 %

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 (308 people)
  • Hypertension (174 people)
  • Pain (67 people)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (51 people)
  • Diabetes Mellitus (37 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Methotrexate (186 people)
  • Humira (165 people)
  • Folic Acid (145 people)
  • Enbrel (120 people)
  • Prednisone (110 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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