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Review: could Humira cause Chronic sinus infection?

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

We study 135,867 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 (latest outcomes from 136,574 users) has active ingredients of adalimumab. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis, crohn's disease. Commonly reported side effects of Humira include injection site pain, joint pain, rashes, fever, pain exacerbated.

Chronic sinus infection

Chronic sinus infection (latest reports from 28,561 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, osteopenia, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain.

On Apr, 13, 2014: 135,878 people reported to have side effects when taking Humira. Among them, 49 people (0.04%) have Chronic Sinus Infection. They amount to 0.17% of all the 28,486 people who have Chronic Sinus Infection on eHealthMe.

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. Diarrhoea (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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  • I never had any symptoms of raynauds until is was put on methotrexate,and then Enbrel,and now Humira.I used a automotive laser thermometer to check my arm
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  • From this study (5 days ago):

  • I wish to switch out budesonide, which is $1000 per month, to try boswellia serrata instead. I have had success in the past with boswellia for joint pain.

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