Rheumatoid arthritis and Alternative medicine - pain relief - from FDA reports


Alternative medicine - pain relief is found among people with Rheumatoid arthritis, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, take medication Enbrel and have High blood pressure. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 25,785 people who have Rheumatoid arthritis from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Aug, 17, 2018

25,785 people who have Rheumatoid Arthritis and Alternative Medicine - Pain Relief are studied.


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Gender of people who have Rheumatoid Arthritis and experience Alternative Medicine - Pain Relief *:

  • female: 82.72 %
  • male: 17.28 %

Age of people who have Rheumatoid Arthritis and experience Alternative Medicine - Pain Relief *:

  • 0-1: 0.01 %
  • 2-9: 0.06 %
  • 10-19: 0.42 %
  • 20-29: 2.04 %
  • 30-39: 6.11 %
  • 40-49: 15.88 %
  • 50-59: 32.19 %
  • 60+: 43.29 %

Top co-existing conditions for these people *:

  1. High Blood Pressure: 1,504 people, 5.83%
  2. Depression: 703 people, 2.73%
  3. High Blood Cholesterol: 672 people, 2.61%
  4. Diabetes: 455 people, 1.76%
  5. Arthritis (form of joint disorder that involves inflammation of one or more joints): 443 people, 1.72%
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Most common drugs for these people *:

  1. Enbrel: 13,088 people, 50.76%
  2. Humira: 7,139 people, 27.69%
  3. Methotrexate: 5,408 people, 20.97%
  4. Actemra: 1,655 people, 6.42%
  5. Folic Acid: 1,602 people, 6.21%
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Top symptoms for these people *:

  1. Joint Pain: 4,770 people, 18.50%
  2. Drug Ineffective: 3,774 people, 14.64%
  3. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 3,389 people, 13.14%
  4. Pain In Extremity: 3,245 people, 12.58%
  5. Joint Swelling: 2,382 people, 9.24%
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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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