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 11,120 people who have Rheumatoid arthritis from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Dec, 24, 2017

11,120 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: 83.6 %
  • male: 16.4 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.03 %
  • 2-9: 0.09 %
  • 10-19: 0.52 %
  • 20-29: 2.1 %
  • 30-39: 4.74 %
  • 40-49: 12.79 %
  • 50-59: 29.36 %
  • 60+: 50.35 %

Top co-existing conditions for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (727 people, 6.54%)
  • Pain (561 people, 5.04%)
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (278 people, 2.50%)
  • Osteoporosis (277 people, 2.49%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (276 people, 2.48%)

Most common drugs for these people *:

  • Enbrel (3,759 people, 33.80%)
  • Humira (2,817 people, 25.33%)
  • Methotrexate (2,569 people, 23.10%)
  • Arava (1,052 people, 9.46%)
  • Folic Acid (925 people, 8.32%)

Top symptoms for these people *:

  • Nausea And Vomiting (2,568 people, 23.09%)
  • Nausea (2,522 people, 22.68%)
  • Fatigue (1,429 people, 12.85%)
  • Headache (1,356 people, 12.19%)
  • Fever (1,276 people, 11.47%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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