Who have Low blood potassium with Rheumatoid arthritis - from FDA reports
Low blood potassium is found among people with Rheumatoid arthritis, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, take medication Methotrexate and have High blood pressure. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 616 people who have Rheumatoid arthritis from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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616 people who have Rheumatoid Arthritis and Low Blood Potassium are studied.
Number of reports submitted per year:
Gender of people who have Rheumatoid Arthritis and experience Low Blood Potassium *:
- female: 81.8 %
- male: 18.2 %
Age of people who have Rheumatoid Arthritis and experience Low Blood Potassium *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.41000000000000003 %
- 10-19: 0.2 %
- 20-29: 1.43 %
- 30-39: 2.44 %
- 40-49: 9.98 %
- 50-59: 20.98 %
- 60+: 64.56 %
Top co-existing conditions for these people *:
- High Blood Pressure: 100 people, 16.23%
- Osteoporosis (bones weak and more likely to break): 53 people, 8.60%
- Pain: 37 people, 6.01%
- Preventive Health Care: 28 people, 4.55%
- Asthma: 26 people, 4.22%
- Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (a condition in which stomach contents leak backward from the stomach into the oesophagus): 24 people, 3.90%
- Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 24 people, 3.90%
- Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (atrial fibrillation and flutter are abnormal heart rhythms in which the atria, or upper chambers of the heart, are out of sync with the ventricles): 20 people, 3.25%
- Osteoarthritis (a joint disease caused by cartilage loss in a joint): 20 people, 3.25%
- Osteopenia (a condition where bone mineral density is lower than normal): 19 people, 3.08%
Most common drugs for these people *:
- Methotrexate: 213 people, 34.58%
- Humira: 146 people, 23.70%
- Enbrel: 100 people, 16.23%
- Folic Acid: 89 people, 14.45%
- Prednisone: 87 people, 14.12%
- Arava: 68 people, 11.04%
- Remicade: 65 people, 10.55%
- Prednisolone: 61 people, 9.90%
- Fosamax: 59 people, 9.58%
- Vioxx: 58 people, 9.42%
Top symptoms for these people *:
- Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 108 people, 17.53%
- Fever: 94 people, 15.26%
- Diarrhea: 94 people, 15.26%
- Anaemia (lack of blood): 93 people, 15.10%
- Weakness: 90 people, 14.61%
- Urinary Tract Infection: 90 people, 14.61%
- Dehydration (dryness resulting from the removal of water): 90 people, 14.61%
- Nausea And Vomiting: 87 people, 14.12%
- Hyponatremia (abnormally low level of sodium in the blood; associated with dehydration): 84 people, 13.64%
- Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (atrial fibrillation and flutter are abnormal heart rhythms in which the atria, or upper chambers of the heart, are out of sync with the ventricles): 84 people, 13.64%
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Rheumatoid arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints) can be treated by Methotrexate, Enbrel, Methotrexate sodium, Prednisone, Plaquenil (latest reports from 628,585 Rheumatoid arthritis patients)
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- Azuma N, Matsui K, Hashimoto N, Yoshikawa T, Sano H, "Successful Switch to Golimumab for Eosinophilia and Skin Symptoms Related to Multiple Biologics in a Patient with Rheumatoid Arthritis", Internal Medicine, 2017 Jun .
- Saif MW, "Rheumatoid arthritis associated with the use of Sandostatin® LAR® depot in a patient with pancreatic neuroendocrine tumor", An association or a coincidence? The first case report, 2013 Jan .
- Ahmed AB, Radwan AM, Baddary HM, "Prevalence of Generalized Anxiety Disorder in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis and its Relationship with Disease Activity", The Egyptian Journal of Hospital Medicine, 2016 Jan .
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