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 study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 13,862 people who have Rheumatoid arthritis from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Oct, 03, 2018

13,862 people who have Rheumatoid Arthritis and Diarrhea are studied.


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

  • female: 84.17 %
  • male: 15.83 %

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

Top co-existing conditions for these people *:

  1. High Blood Pressure: 841 people, 6.07%
  2. Pain: 736 people, 5.31%
  3. High Blood Cholesterol: 332 people, 2.40%
  4. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (a condition in which stomach contents leak backward from the stomach into the oesophagus): 325 people, 2.34%
  5. Osteoporosis (bones weak and more likely to break): 316 people, 2.28%

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Most common drugs for these people *:

  1. Enbrel: 4,580 people, 33.04%
  2. Humira: 3,394 people, 24.48%
  3. Methotrexate: 2,519 people, 18.17%
  4. Arava: 1,417 people, 10.22%
  5. Xeljanz: 1,400 people, 10.10%

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Top symptoms for these people *:

  1. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 3,142 people, 22.67%
  2. Nausea And Vomiting: 3,058 people, 22.06%
  3. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 1,876 people, 13.53%
  4. Headache (pain in head): 1,750 people, 12.62%
  5. Joint Pain: 1,659 people, 11.97%

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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.



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