Who have Lightheadedness with Rheumatoid arthritis - from FDA reports


Lightheadedness 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 12,913 people who have Rheumatoid arthritis from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Jan, 18, 2019

12,913 people who have Rheumatoid Arthritis and Lightheadedness are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Would you have Lightheadedness when you have Rheumatoid arthritis?

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

  • female: 83.5 %
  • male: 16.5 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.04 %
  • 2-9: 0.06 %
  • 10-19: 0.59 %
  • 20-29: 2.17 %
  • 30-39: 6.46 %
  • 40-49: 14.11 %
  • 50-59: 27.37 %
  • 60+: 49.2 %

Top co-existing conditions for these people *:

  1. High Blood Pressure: 828 people, 6.41%
  2. Pain: 741 people, 5.74%
  3. High Blood Cholesterol: 382 people, 2.96%
  4. Depression: 299 people, 2.32%
  5. Osteoporosis (bones weak and more likely to break): 279 people, 2.16%
  6. Hypothyroidism (abnormally low activity of the thyroid gland, resulting in retardation of growth and mental development): 270 people, 2.09%
  7. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (a condition in which stomach contents leak backward from the stomach into the oesophagus): 246 people, 1.91%
  8. Stress And Anxiety: 218 people, 1.69%
  9. Arthritis (form of joint disorder that involves inflammation of one or more joints): 214 people, 1.66%
  10. Diabetes: 212 people, 1.64%

Most common drugs for these people *:

  1. Enbrel: 4,749 people, 36.78%
  2. Humira: 3,624 people, 28.06%
  3. Methotrexate: 2,485 people, 19.24%
  4. Folic Acid: 842 people, 6.52%
  5. Arava: 768 people, 5.95%
  6. Plaquenil: 742 people, 5.75%
  7. Prednisone: 738 people, 5.72%
  8. Actemra: 728 people, 5.64%
  9. Xeljanz: 724 people, 5.61%
  10. Remicade: 655 people, 5.07%

Top symptoms for these people *:

  1. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 3,201 people, 24.79%
  2. Headache (pain in head): 2,865 people, 22.19%
  3. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 2,178 people, 16.87%
  4. Weakness: 1,576 people, 12.20%
  5. Joint Pain: 1,574 people, 12.19%
  6. Nausea And Vomiting: 1,456 people, 11.28%
  7. Pain: 1,390 people, 10.76%
  8. Breathing Difficulty: 1,250 people, 9.68%
  9. High Blood Pressure: 1,243 people, 9.63%
  10. Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness): 1,211 people, 9.38%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.



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