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Review: could Humira cause Dry eye (Dry eyes)?

We study 135,928 people who have side effects while taking Humira from FDA and social media. Among them, 220 have Dry eye. Find out below who they are, when they have Dry eye and more.

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Humira

Humira (latest outcomes from 136,649 users) has active ingredients of adalimumab. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis.

Dry eye

Dry eye (lack of adequate tears) (latest reports from 56,588 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, acne, depression.

On Sep, 14, 2014: 135,928 people reported to have side effects when taking Humira. Among them, 220 people (0.16%) have Dry Eye.

Trend of Dry eye in Humira reports

Time on Humira when people have Dry eye * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Dry eye7.14%38.57%18.57%8.57%22.86%4.29%0.00%

Gender of people who have Dry eye when taking Humira * :

FemaleMale
Dry eye77.15%22.85%

Age of people who have Dry eye when taking Humira * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Dry eye0.00%0.00%0.00%0.92%11.93%16.06%32.57%38.53%

Severity of Dry eye when taking Humira ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Dry eye0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Dry eye ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Dry eye0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (148 people, 67.27%)
  2. Psoriatic arthropathy (32 people, 14.55%)
  3. Crohn's disease (31 people, 14.09%)
  4. Pain (25 people, 11.36%)
  5. Psoriasis (25 people, 11.36%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Methotrexate (80 people, 36.36%)
  2. Folic acid (67 people, 30.45%)
  3. Prednisone (33 people, 15.00%)
  4. Vitamin d (32 people, 14.55%)
  5. Aspirin (27 people, 12.27%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (1 day ago):

  • Was on Humira from October 2008 to May 2013. It wasn't effective anymore, the Sed rate was high, Started Enbrel May 2013 til present (Aug. 2014).

    Reply

  • From this study (3 days ago):

  • Had an emergency appendectomy in February with complications.... have lived with joint, muscle pain most of my adult life. Constant stomach problems from a young wage. IBS, constipation, nausea, loss of appetite. Feel like I am basically a failure, unable to keep a permanent job. Marriage is on verge of divorce, my family thinks it's all in my head, and that I cause this or even like to be a I. That I do it for attention, or mainly bc I am not responsible. I do not like discussing with family bc I feel misunderstood & like a. Broken record. I want to participate in life , if I don't I am criticized , if I do I pay the price. With either "pain" or comments like " well you did this "
    I feel scared, alone , but mostly hurt all over, including heart ache!!
    It's very confusing and will definitely make you think you are crazy at times.
    Was told yesterday I had fibromyalgia & vasculitis . Going to have blood test tomorrow .

    Reply

    gracekellygirl on Aug, 29, 2014:

    I had those same symptoms and they discovered a parathyroid tumor. Check out the symptoms for that. I was told I had fibromyalgia for years and lived in pain. Now it is gone and I feel much better. A sestamibi parathyroid scan will tell you for sure even when the parathyroid blood test comes back normal. Usually with this you have a high blood calcium as well.

    Reply

  • From this study (6 days ago):

  • I have had this lock for four days now since the very day I had my HUMIRA injection. It started mildly, then disappeared for some hours with what I thought was the effect of NSAID (ibuprofen) but now it is in full force and nothing seems to easy the pain. I am starving as it is almost impossible to eat any solids and I can't even pry/force my mouth open.

    Reply

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