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 Psoriatic arthropathy. This review analyzes which people have Dry eye with Humira. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 385,672 people who have side effects when taking Humira from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Sep, 21, 2017
385,672 people reported to have side effects when taking Humira.
Among them, 667 people (0.17%) have Dry eye
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Humira when people have Dry eye *:
- < 1 month: 18.24 %
- 1 - 6 months: 29.73 %
- 6 - 12 months: 15.54 %
- 1 - 2 years: 8.78 %
- 2 - 5 years: 19.59 %
- 5 - 10 years: 8.11 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Dry eye when taking Humira *:
- female: 81.17 %
- male: 18.83 %
Age of people who have Dry eye when taking Humira *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.22 %
- 10-19: 1.34 %
- 20-29: 3.34 %
- 30-39: 12.25 %
- 40-49: 19.6 %
- 50-59: 29.4 %
- 60+: 33.85 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Psoriatic Arthropathy (73 people, 10.94%)
- Psoriasis (60 people, 9.00%)
- Pain (60 people, 9.00%)
- High Blood Pressure (49 people, 7.35%)
- Ankylosing Spondylitis (44 people, 6.60%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Methotrexate (137 people, 20.54%)
- Folic Acid (87 people, 13.04%)
- Prednisone (44 people, 6.60%)
- Plaquenil (41 people, 6.15%)
- Enbrel (39 people, 5.85%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Dry Mouth (109 people, 16.34%)
- Joint Pain (105 people, 15.74%)
- Pain (104 people, 15.59%)
- Fatigue (95 people, 14.24%)
- Rashes (81 people, 12.14%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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