Rheumatoid arthritis and Pain relief by acupuncture - from FDA reports


Pain relief by acupuncture 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 32,118 people who have Rheumatoid arthritis from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Sep, 21, 2018

32,118 people who have Rheumatoid Arthritis and Pain Relief By Acupuncture are studied.


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Gender of people who have Rheumatoid Arthritis and experience Pain Relief By Acupuncture *:

  • female: 82.81 %
  • male: 17.19 %

Age of people who have Rheumatoid Arthritis and experience Pain Relief By Acupuncture *:

Top co-existing conditions for these people *:

  1. High Blood Pressure: 1,748 people, 5.44%
  2. High Blood Cholesterol: 820 people, 2.55%
  3. Depression: 817 people, 2.54%
  4. Arthritis (form of joint disorder that involves inflammation of one or more joints): 586 people, 1.82%
  5. Diabetes: 532 people, 1.66%

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Most common drugs for these people *:

  1. Enbrel: 16,006 people, 49.83%
  2. Humira: 8,951 people, 27.87%
  3. Methotrexate: 5,357 people, 16.68%
  4. Actemra: 3,065 people, 9.54%
  5. Xeljanz: 2,486 people, 7.74%

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Top symptoms for these people *:

  1. Joint Pain: 6,106 people, 19.01%
  2. Drug Ineffective: 5,717 people, 17.80%
  3. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 4,504 people, 14.02%
  4. Pain In Extremity: 4,058 people, 12.63%
  5. Joint Swelling: 3,302 people, 10.28%

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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.



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