Review: could Humira cause Dry Eye?


Summary

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 . We study 199,198 people who have side effects while taking Humira from FDA and social media. Among them, 337 have Dry eye. Find out below who they are, when they have Dry eye and more.

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Humira

Humira has active ingredients of adalimumab. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Humira 181,879 users)

Dry Eye

Dry eye (lack of adequate tears) has been reported by people with eye pain, photophobia, drug ineffective, breathing difficulty, erythema of eyelid (latest reports from 12,276 Dry eye patients).

On Aug, 20, 2016

199,198 people reported to have side effects when taking Humira.
Among them, 337 people (0.17%) have Dry Eye


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Humira cause Dry eye?

Time on Humira when people have Dry Eye *:

  • < 1 month: 9.59 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 36.99 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 20.55 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 9.59 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 17.81 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 5.48 %
  • 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: 0.4 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 2.81 %
  • 30-39: 12.05 %
  • 40-49: 21.29 %
  • 50-59: 30.52 %
  • 60+: 32.93 %

Severity if Dry Eye when taking Humira **:

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

How people recovered from Dry Eye **:

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

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (180 people)
  • Crohn's Disease (41 people)
  • Psoriatic Arthropathy (36 people)
  • Pain (28 people)
  • Hypertension (28 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Methotrexate (97 people)
  • Folic Acid (81 people)
  • Prednisone (41 people)
  • Plaquenil (25 people)
  • Celebrex (24 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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