Rheumatoid arthritis and Diarrhea - from FDA reports


Diarrhea is found among people with Rheumatoid arthritis, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, take medication Enbrel and have High blood pressure. This review analyzes which people have Diarrhea with Rheumatoid arthritis. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 10,997 people who have Rheumatoid arthritis from FDA , and is updated regularly.



On Jun, 30, 2018

10,997 people who have Rheumatoid Arthritis and Diarrhea are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

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Gender of people who have Rheumatoid Arthritis and experience Diarrhea *:

  • female: 83.7 %
  • male: 16.3 %

Age of people who have Rheumatoid Arthritis and experience Diarrhea *:

  • 0-1: 0.03 %
  • 2-9: 0.09 %
  • 10-19: 0.53 %
  • 20-29: 2.13 %
  • 30-39: 4.78 %
  • 40-49: 12.88 %
  • 50-59: 29.4 %
  • 60+: 50.15 %

Top co-existing conditions for these people *:

  1. High Blood Pressure: 727 people, 6.61%
  2. Pain: 561 people, 5.10%
  3. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (a condition in which stomach contents leak backward from the stomach into the oesophagus): 278 people, 2.53%
  4. Osteoporosis (bones weak and more likely to break): 277 people, 2.52%
  5. High Blood Cholesterol: 276 people, 2.51%

Most common drugs for these people *:

  1. Enbrel: 3,736 people, 33.97%
  2. Humira: 2,816 people, 25.61%
  3. Methotrexate: 2,518 people, 22.90%
  4. Arava: 1,010 people, 9.18%
  5. Folic Acid: 902 people, 8.20%

Top symptoms for these people *:

  1. Nausea And Vomiting: 2,568 people, 23.35%
  2. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 2,496 people, 22.70%
  3. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 1,421 people, 12.92%
  4. Headache (pain in head): 1,351 people, 12.29%
  5. Fever: 1,257 people, 11.43%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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