Review: could Humira cause Drowsiness?


Summary

Drowsiness is found among people who take Humira, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Methotrexate, and have Rheumatoid arthritis . We study 332,873 people who have side effects while taking Humira from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,513 have Drowsiness. Find out below who they are, when they have Drowsiness and more.

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Humira

Humira has active ingredients of adalimumab. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Humira 354,253 users)

Drowsiness

Drowsiness has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, feeling abnormal, insomnia, high blood pressure, fatigue (latest reports from 110,184 Drowsiness patients).

On Sep, 24, 2016

332,873 people reported to have side effects when taking Humira.
Among them, 1,513 people (0.45%) have Drowsiness


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Humira cause Drowsiness?

Time on Humira when people have Drowsiness *:

  • < 1 month: 42.42 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 21.21 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 8.59 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 12.63 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 10.86 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 3.03 %
  • 10+ years: 1.26 %

Gender of people who have Drowsiness when taking Humira *:

  • female: 71.6 %
  • male: 28.4 %

Age of people who have Drowsiness when taking Humira *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.34 %
  • 10-19: 3.07 %
  • 20-29: 8.7 %
  • 30-39: 13.23 %
  • 40-49: 20.05 %
  • 50-59: 26.96 %
  • 60+: 27.65 %

Severity if Drowsiness when taking Humira **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 100 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Drowsiness **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (511 people, 33.77%)
  • Crohn's Disease (472 people, 31.20%)
  • Pain (202 people, 13.35%)
  • Psoriasis (163 people, 10.77%)
  • Psoriatic Arthropathy (134 people, 8.86%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Methotrexate (268 people, 17.71%)
  • Folic Acid (118 people, 7.80%)
  • Prednisone (100 people, 6.61%)
  • Prednisone. (61 people, 4.03%)
  • Omeprazole (59 people, 3.90%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (548 people, 36.22%)
  • Asthenia (189 people, 12.49%)
  • Pain (183 people, 12.10%)
  • Headache (182 people, 12.03%)
  • Nausea (180 people, 11.90%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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