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Review: could Humira cause Chronic sinus infection (Sinusitis - chronic)?





Summary: Chronic sinus infection is found among people who take Humira, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Methotrexate, and have Rheumatoid arthritis.

We study 135,973 people who have side effects while taking Humira from FDA and social media. Among them, 49 have Chronic sinus infection. Find out below who they are, when they have Chronic sinus infection and more.

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Humira

Humira has active ingredients of adalimumab. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Humira 136,693 users)

Chronic sinus infection

Chronic sinus infection has been reported by people with osteoporosis, osteopenia, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain.(latest reports from Chronic sinus infection 2,910 patients)

On Nov, 28, 2014: 135,973 people reported to have side effects when taking Humira. Among them, 49 people (0.04%) have Chronic Sinus Infection.

Trend of Chronic sinus infection in Humira reports

Time on Humira when people have Chronic sinus infection * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Chronic sinus infection19.35%41.94%12.90%12.90%12.90%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Chronic sinus infection when taking Humira * :

FemaleMale
Chronic sinus infection75.61%24.39%

Age of people who have Chronic sinus infection when taking Humira * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Chronic sinus infection0.00%0.00%0.00%19.05%7.94%15.87%12.70%44.44%

Severity of Chronic sinus infection when taking Humira ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Chronic sinus infection ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (49 people, 100.00%)
  2. Pain (28 people, 57.14%)
  3. Crohn's disease (21 people, 42.86%)
  4. Nausea (10 people, 20.41%)
  5. Psoriatic arthropathy (10 people, 20.41%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Methotrexate (29 people, 59.18%)
  2. Folic acid (27 people, 55.10%)
  3. Prednisone (14 people, 28.57%)
  4. Movicox (14 people, 28.57%)
  5. Methotrexate sodium (12 people, 24.49%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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