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Humira vs Cimzia for a male patient aged 26

Summary: 1,253 male patients aged 26 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.

This is personalized comparison of Humira vs Cimzia for a male aged 26. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

 

What are the drugs

Humira (latest outcomes from 136,741 users) has active ingredients of adalimumab. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis.

Cimzia (latest outcomes from 13,020 users) has active ingredients of certolizumab pegol. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis.

On Mar, 26, 2015: 1,253 male patients aged 21 who take the same drugs are studied in Humira vs Cimzia

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Male21Crohn's Disease

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Humira adalimumabAbbott
Cimzia certolizumab pegolUcb Inc

eHealthMe real world results:

For males aged 21 (±5):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Humira (Abbott)Cimzia (Ucb Inc)
Crohn's DiseaseCrohn's Disease
Injection Site PainDiarrhoea
Drug IneffectiveAbdominal Pain
PyrexiaFatigue
Abdominal PainAbdominal Abscess
VomitingPyrexia
HeadacheInjection Site Pain
Weight DecreasedWeight Decreased
FatigueSepsis
NauseaPerirectal Abscess

Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Humira (Abbott)Cimzia (Ucb Inc)
Injection Site PainInfectious Mononucleosis
Lung AbscessGastrointestinal Disorder
General Physical Health DeteriorationHepatomegaly
Testis CancerClostridial Infection
Brain InjuryPyrexia
PyothoraxHeadache
PyrexiaHerpes Zoster
Intestinal StenosisCrohn's Disease
Malaise
Multiple Sclerosis

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Humira0.00%10.00%20.00%30.00%40.00%
Cimzia0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%

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Drug effectiveness in real world:

Alternative drugs:

Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Humira (adalimumab) is often used to treat rheumatoid arthritis. Cimzia (certolizumab pegol) is often used to treat rheumatoid arthritis. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

What is the drug used for and how effective is it:

Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:

Recent related drug comparison:

NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.

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