Arava and Joint swelling - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data
Joint swelling is found among people who take Arava, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months.
The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Arava and have Joint swelling. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 67,744 people who have side effects when taking Arava from the FDA, and is updated regularly. You can use the study as a second opinion to make health care decisions.
Phase IV trials are used to detect adverse drug outcomes and monitor drug effectiveness in the real world. With medical big data and AI algorithms, eHealthMe is running millions of phase IV trials and makes the results available to the public. Our original studies have been referenced on 600+ medical publications including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature.
67,744 people reported to have side effects when taking Arava.
Among them, 12,313 people (18.18%) have Joint swelling.
What is Arava?
Arava has active ingredients of leflunomide. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. eHealthMe is studying from 68,104 Arava users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.
What is Joint swelling?
Joint swelling is found to be associated with 3,286 drugs and 2,790 conditions by eHealthMe.
Number of Arava and Joint swelling reports submitted per year:
Time on Arava when people have Joint swelling *:
Gender of people who have Joint swelling when taking Arava*:
Age of people who have Joint swelling when taking Arava *:
Common drugs people take besides Arava *:
Common side effects people have besides Joint swelling *:
Common conditions people have *:
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
Do you take Arava and have Joint swelling?Check whether Joint swelling is associated with a drug or a condition
How to use the study?
You can discuss the study with your doctor, to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.
How severe was Joint swelling and when was it recovered:
Expand to all the drugs that have ingredients of leflunomide:
- Joint swelling and drugs with ingredients of leflunomide (8,579 reports)
Alternative drugs to, pros and cons of Arava:
- Arava (68,104 reports)
Common Arava side effects:
- Drug ineffective: 29,227 reports
- Rheumatoid arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints): 20,257 reports
- Pain: 15,453 reports
- Joint pain: 12,490 reports
- Joint swelling: 12,313 reports
- Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 11,298 reports
- Rashes (redness): 10,661 reports
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Joint swelling treatments and more:
- Joint swelling (118,597 reports)
COVID vaccines that are related to Joint swelling:
- Joint swelling in Moderna COVID Vaccine
- Joint swelling in Pfizer BioNTech Covid Vaccine
- Joint swelling in Johnson and Johnson Covid Vaccine
Common drugs associated with Joint swelling:
- Methotrexate: 29,058 reports
- Enbrel: 29,056 reports
- Humira: 24,773 reports
- Prednisone: 19,690 reports
- Orencia: 17,226 reports
- Actemra: 15,891 reports
- Xeljanz: 15,442 reports
- Sulfasalazine: 13,386 reports
- Leflunomide: 12,445 reports
- Arava: 12,313 reports
All the drugs that are associated with Joint swelling:
- Joint swelling (3,286 drugs)
Common conditions associated with Joint swelling:
- Rheumatoid arthritis: 43,452 reports
- High blood pressure: 5,596 reports
- Pain: 4,638 reports
- Psoriasis: 4,042 reports
- Osteoporosis: 2,823 reports
- High blood cholesterol: 2,815 reports
- Multiple myeloma: 2,665 reports
All the conditions that are associated with Joint swelling:
- Joint swelling (2,790 conditions)
How the study uses the data?
The study uses data from the FDA. It is based on leflunomide (the active ingredients of Arava) and Arava (the brand name). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are not considered. Dosage of drugs is not considered in the study.
Who is eHealthMe?
With medical big data and proven AI algorithms, eHealthMe provides a platform for everyone to run phase IV clinical trials. We study millions of patients and 5,000 more each day. Results of our real-world drug study have been referenced on 600+ medical publications, including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature. Our analysis results are available to researchers, health care professionals, patients (testimonials), and software developers (open API).
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