Humira and Fluid retention - from FDA reports


Summary

Fluid retention 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. This review analyzes which people have Fluid retention 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.

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On Apr, 23, 2017

372,650 people reported to have side effects when taking Humira.
Among them, 530 people (0.14%) have Fluid Retention


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Humira cause Fluid retention?

Time on Humira when people have Fluid Retention *:

  • < 1 month: 31.33 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 30.67 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 14.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 6.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 13.33 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 4.67 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Fluid Retention when taking Humira *:

  • female: 75.29 %
  • male: 24.71 %

Age of people who have Fluid Retention when taking Humira *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 2.13 %
  • 20-29: 4.0 %
  • 30-39: 8.27 %
  • 40-49: 18.4 %
  • 50-59: 23.47 %
  • 60+: 43.73 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (189 people, 35.66%)
  • Crohn's Disease (154 people, 29.06%)
  • Psoriasis (66 people, 12.45%)
  • High Blood Pressure (60 people, 11.32%)
  • Psoriatic Arthropathy (54 people, 10.19%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Methotrexate (91 people, 17.17%)
  • Folic Acid (67 people, 12.64%)
  • Prednisone (56 people, 10.57%)
  • Lasix (39 people, 7.36%)
  • Xanax (31 people, 5.85%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Weight Increased (101 people, 19.06%)
  • Oedema Peripheral (76 people, 14.34%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (72 people, 13.58%)
  • Pain (68 people, 12.83%)
  • Joint Pain (62 people, 11.70%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Do you have Fluid retention when taking Humira?

Humira

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Fluid Retention

Fluid retention (an abnormal accumulation of fluid in the blood) has been reported by people with primary pulmonary hypertension, pulmonary hypertension, high blood pressure, diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis (latest reports from 38,287 Fluid retention patients).

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