Rheumatoid arthritis and A-fib - from FDA reports
A-fib is found among people with Rheumatoid arthritis, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, take medication Methotrexate and have High blood pressure. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 3,040 people who have Rheumatoid arthritis from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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3,040 people who have Rheumatoid Arthritis and A-Fib are studied.
Number of reports submitted per year:
Gender of people who have Rheumatoid Arthritis and experience A-Fib *:
- female: 71.22 %
- male: 28.78 %
Age of people who have Rheumatoid Arthritis and experience A-Fib *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
Top co-existing conditions for these people *:
- High Blood Pressure: 303 people, 9.97%
- High Blood Cholesterol: 127 people, 4.18%
- Preventive Health Care: 121 people, 3.98%
- Pain: 117 people, 3.85%
- Osteoporosis (bones weak and more likely to break): 108 people, 3.55%
Most common drugs for these people *:
- Methotrexate: 835 people, 27.47%
- Humira: 811 people, 26.68%
- Enbrel: 607 people, 19.97%
- Remicade: 386 people, 12.70%
- Folic Acid: 380 people, 12.50%
Top symptoms for these people *:
- Pneumonia: 349 people, 11.48%
- Breathing Difficulty: 284 people, 9.34%
- Cardiac Failure Congestive: 280 people, 9.21%
- High Blood Pressure: 262 people, 8.62%
- Joint Pain: 218 people, 7.17%
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
Do you have A-fib with Rheumatoid arthritis?
You are not alone:
Rheumatoid arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints) can be treated by Methotrexate, Enbrel, Methotrexate sodium, Prednisone, Plaquenil (latest reports from 603,542 Rheumatoid arthritis patients)
A-fib (most common type of arrhythmia) has been reported by people with atrial fibrillation/flutter, high blood pressure, multiple myeloma, diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis (latest reports from 217,670 A-fib patients).
Drugs that are associated with A-fibA-fib (2,968 drugs)
Other conditions that could cause A-fibA-fib (2,748 conditions)
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- Saif MW, "Rheumatoid arthritis associated with the use of Sandostatin® LAR® depot in a patient with pancreatic neuroendocrine tumor", An association or a coincidence? The first case report, 2013 Jan .
- Ahmed AB, Radwan AM, Baddary HM, "Prevalence of Generalized Anxiety Disorder in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis and its Relationship with Disease Activity", The Egyptian Journal of Hospital Medicine, 2016 Jan .
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