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 review analyzes which people have A-fib with Rheumatoid arthritis. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 2,578 people who have Rheumatoid arthritis from FDA , and is updated regularly.
2,578 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: 70.61 %
- male: 29.39 %
Age of people who have Rheumatoid Arthritis and experience A-Fib *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 0.2 %
- 30-39: 1.43 %
- 40-49: 2.18 %
- 50-59: 15.92 %
- 60+: 80.27 %
Top co-existing conditions for these people *:
- High Blood Pressure: 260 people, 10.09%
- Preventive Health Care: 117 people, 4.54%
- Osteoporosis (bones weak and more likely to break): 102 people, 3.96%
- High Blood Cholesterol: 101 people, 3.92%
- Pain: 90 people, 3.49%
Most common drugs for these people *:
- Methotrexate: 835 people, 32.39%
- Humira: 648 people, 25.14%
- Enbrel: 521 people, 20.21%
- Folic Acid: 380 people, 14.74%
- Remicade: 377 people, 14.62%
Top symptoms for these people *:
- Pneumonia: 299 people, 11.60%
- Breathing Difficulty: 251 people, 9.74%
- Cardiac Failure Congestive: 250 people, 9.70%
- High Blood Pressure: 222 people, 8.61%
- Joint Pain: 186 people, 7.21%
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Rheumatoid arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints) can be treated by Methotrexate, Enbrel, Methotrexate sodium, Prednisone, Plaquenil (latest reports from 499,185 Rheumatoid arthritis patients)
A-fib (most common type of arrhythmia) has been reported by people with atrial fibrillation/flutter, high blood pressure, diabetes, multiple myeloma, rheumatoid arthritis (latest reports from 181,343 A-fib patients).
Drugs that are associated with A-fibA-fib (1,612 drugs)
Other conditions that could cause A-fibA-fib (2,739 conditions)
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Related publications that referenced our studies
- Azuma N, Matsui K, Hashimoto N, Yoshikawa T, Sano H, "Successful Switch to Golimumab for Eosinophilia and Skin Symptoms Related to Multiple Biologics in a Patient with Rheumatoid Arthritis", Internal Medicine, 2017 Jun .
- 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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