Humira and Dry eye - from FDA reports
Dry eye 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. This review analyzes which people have Dry eye with Humira. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 372,650 people who have side effects when taking Humira from FDA, and is updated regularly.
What to expect?
You are not alone!
Personalized health information
On eHealthMe you can find out what patients like me (same gender, age) reported their drugs and conditions on FDA since 1977. Our tools are simple to use, anonymous and free. Start now >>>
On May, 08, 2017
372,650 people reported to have side effects when taking Humira.
Among them, 636 people (0.17%) have Dry Eye
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Humira when people have Dry Eye *:
- < 1 month: 15.04 %
- 1 - 6 months: 30.83 %
- 6 - 12 months: 16.54 %
- 1 - 2 years: 12.03 %
- 2 - 5 years: 18.05 %
- 5 - 10 years: 7.52 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Dry Eye when taking Humira *:
- female: 81.23 %
- male: 18.77 %
Age of people who have Dry Eye when taking Humira *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.23 %
- 10-19: 1.14 %
- 20-29: 3.2 %
- 30-39: 12.13 %
- 40-49: 19.45 %
- 50-59: 29.98 %
- 60+: 33.87 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (312 people, 49.06%)
- Crohn's Disease (104 people, 16.35%)
- Psoriatic Arthropathy (67 people, 10.53%)
- Pain (57 people, 8.96%)
- Psoriasis (55 people, 8.65%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Methotrexate (137 people, 21.54%)
- Folic Acid (87 people, 13.68%)
- Prednisone (44 people, 6.92%)
- Plaquenil (40 people, 6.29%)
- Enbrel (37 people, 5.82%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Dry Mouth (104 people, 16.35%)
- Joint Pain (100 people, 15.72%)
- Pain (99 people, 15.57%)
- Fatigue (90 people, 14.15%)
- Rashes (78 people, 12.26%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.
Do you have Dry eye when taking Humira?
Humira has active ingredients of adalimumab. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Humira 374,598 users)
Dry eye (lack of adequate tears) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, dry eyes, osteoporosis, depression (latest reports from 26,038 Dry eye patients).
Browse all side effects of Humiraa b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z
Drugs that are associated with Dry eyeDry eye
Could your condition cause Dry eyeDry eye
What would happen?
Can you answer these questions?
I have been taking Humira for three years. I am now experiencing gout and tendinitis. I do not eat any of the foods that normally cause gout or drink alcohol often. Anyone else experiencing this with Humira
You may be interested in these reviews
I take Candesaetsn and am struggling with dry eyes in the night and when I wake. I use eye drops frequently in the day and do twice daily eye hygiene program but there has been very little improvement over the past several months.
Just noticed pain in right jaw. At first I'm thinking it's tooth issue. But I just went to the dentist a few weeks back and I was fine. And X-rays were taken. So I may or may not rule this out. I don't think I have root canal symptoms but also never had one. Then I thought what else could it be ...
I have been on humira for 10 years. Last summer is when I noticed lupus like symptoms, I had skin rash extreme muscle pain and of course inflamed joints. The final straw started feb 2017 I started to notice alarming hair loss. I have stopped the humira and will see what is next for my ra ...
I hope I am not the only person to address this issue. I think that Humira reduces the body's ability to clean up mutated cells which result in CML. I don't think Humira causes CML. Anyone with a history of anemia, bone pain and night sweats should consider having a biopsy done to see if there ...